Category Archives: Cumbria

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Queer Cumbria have partnered with Community Rail Partnerships and Northern Trains to create a queer art trail across the norther […] Read More

Blood, Sweat and Teens

We have opened a tin of period worms. By talking openly with people of all ages about their menstrual cycle, […] Read More

It’s a Story of Love

It’s a story of love. It is also a story about the interconnectedness of women and northern landscapes, of shared […] Read More

Riotous Youth Arts Project Coming to West Cumbria

Meet your new best arty friends, North Star Co-Design – a community interest company co-directed by Louie Ingham and Lee […] Read More
Queer Cumbria talk to punk portrait artist Twiggy

Whitehaven’s Queer Punk Artist

If you thought punk was dead, think again. Over in Whitehaven Twiggy is busy in their studio creating queer art […] Read More
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Bookends Carlisle Creates New LGBTQ+ Section

Bookends Carlisle has long been a space for LGBTQ+ allyship. With their diverse and welcoming staff and their dedication to […] Read More
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Cara Hamilton is a performer from Dusseldorf, currently residing Annan, Dumfries and Galloway, and works in Carlisle.She has built a […] Read More

Chosen Family at Xmas

The holiday season for most conjures up comforting thoughts of time spent with family, meals shared, gifts exchanged, memories made. […] Read More

I Dont Get To Love Where I Live

The rays of sunset fall on the fells below Scafell Pike, dousing the terrain in a golden hue. Bluetits and […] Read More
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The Boy Melancholy

Inks, watercolour and marker pens are used as tools of expression by Johnny Kavanagh aka The Boy Melancholy. He takes […] Read More
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I can handle another 949 days of this school, I think

When we received a reader story by 10 year old Delilah we were so taken by their humour and imagination […] Read More

Queer Punk duo bringing Joyous Rage to The Brickyard

As a little ice-breaker before their much anticipated visit to Carlisle, we wanted to get to know siblings Sean and […] Read More