Category Archives: News

Black History Month 2022

At Anti Racist Cumbria we are very clear that learning about Black history is important all year round, not just in October. Attempting to cover the entirety of Black history in a single month whilst maintaining white-washed curriculums 11 months of the year is not doing justice to the wealth of resources and stories that […]

The Fell We Climb: Screenings

The Fell We Climb is a powerful animated film that has been co-created with  Plus3k Studios and our grass roots youth group: Animated Futures. This team of inspirational young people was brought together in 2020 and the project began life as a space for young Black and Brown children to connect about what it means […]

Paul Hamlyn Foundation grant ARC £150,000 for youth and community work

Anti Racist Cumbria have been awarded £150,000 funding from Paul Hamlyn Foundation (PHF). The funding will be split over three years and will enable the registered charity to appoint a new employee to enrich its work in communities. The decision comes after a stringent five-month application process. Jane Tanner Grant Manager of Paul Hamlyn Foundation […]

Tending The Wounds of Racial Trauma – Lake District Weekend Retreat

4th – 6th November 2022 Book your tickets here Calling Black Bodies, Hearts, and Minds to a weekend of guided re-remembering, recovery, and resilience building. We’re delighted to be partnering with Rowan Carr and Brathay Trust to offer you this incredible two day experience dedicated to soothing the wounds of racial trauma, known and unknown, […]

Free theatre ticket offer for low-income households

Theatre by the Lake and Anti Racist Cumbria have joined together to offer free theatre tickets for low-income households for upcoming Studio play, Can I Touch Your Hair? Anti Racist Cumbria and Theatre by the Lake have made 10 tickets available free of charge to local people with low income for award-winning Cumbrian playwright Lekhani […]

ARCangels 1st Sticker Campaign Day is a Big Success!

On Saturday three volunteer teams from Anti Racist Cumbria were joined by members of the public who had chosen to volunteer for the day in exchange for items purchased from the Cumberland Building Society’s Kinder Cumbria shop project. In the innovative project items were purchased with volunteer hours rather than exchanged for money. Together our […]

Anti Racist Cumbria Summit 2022 Tickets On Sale Now

Our Summit this year is on Thursday Nov 10th, 9am – 5pm at Brewery Arts, Kendal and it is not to be missed.    The Anti Racist Cumbria Summit is the seminal social justice event in the county. An inspiring space for connections, taking action, healing, continuing your education and moving the conversation and anti-racism […]

Free spaces for yoga retreat thanks to partnership with Cumbria Yoga Foundation

2 FREE SPACES AVAILABLE (INC TRAVEL) FOR  RENEW & RESTORE YOGA RETREAT  SATURDAY 23RD JULY  09:30 onwards (evening meal at 5:15) see below for full timings Dent Meditation Centre  Rob & Katie invite you to take some time to renew and restore your body, mind and soul in the peaceful surroundings of the Dent Meditation […]

This weekend Anti Racist Cumbria walk Hadrian’s Wall to celebrate hidden histories 

PRESS RELEASE: 28 JUNE 2022 A walking challenge hosted by Anti Racist Cumbria whose mission is to make Cumbria the first anti-racist county in the UK is taking place this weekend. Eight members and supporters of Anti Racist Cumbria will be walking the full length of Hadrian’s Wall from Bowness-on-Solway to Wallsend over three days, […]