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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 […]

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, […]

Gypsy Roma Traveller History Month Resources

It’s Gypsy Roma Traveller History Month #GRTHM and we will be using this month to educate ourselves and share content to help you too. Of course we’ll also be visiting Appleby Fair too.  Friends Families & Travellers The above timeline is just one of the brilliant resources from this website which has a whole host […]

Gypsy levelling up plea to government

Guest Author: Mike Glover – Lakes & Bay Communications THE Government has been urged to include the Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities in its levelling up programme. The plea came from a House of Lords select committee after they heard “shocking” evidence in a series of hearings earlier this year about the health and life […]

Local anti-racist kids applauded at Barrow AFC match

A group of youngsters who took part in our anti-racism workshop at Barrow AFC in March were guests at Barrow AFC’s game against Walsall to further spread the word about anti-racism. At half time they were announced onto the pitch at The Dunes Hotel Stadium, they had chosen to wear Anti Racist Cumbria T-Shirts to […]

Reflections on a recent visit to the museum of slavery in Liverpool.

Authors: Merry Fowler and Rob Fowler Anti Racist Cumbria members and volunteers. Merry and her dad Rob visited the International Museum of Slavery in Liverpool in February 2022. In this special guest article they share their reflections and insights of their recent trip. Content warning: This article contains some upsetting imagery from the museum.  Merry […]

Janett Walker will be delivering a session at #Cumbria30 in March

Our CEO & Co-Founder Janett Walker will be delivering a session at #Cumbria30 next month. Cumbria30 is a free leadership development programme for young Cumbrian people, sponsors include Arts Council England, Carlisle City Council, Cumbria County Council and the University of Cumbria The programme will challenge a group of 100 young people to think through […]

INTERVIEW: Kendal Town FC Captain Darren Nightingale

We caught up with Kendal Town FC‘s new Captain, local lad Darren Nightingale ahead of their recent Cumbrian derby game against Workington Reds on 27 Dec. Our interview was shared in their match day programme. Workington AFC won 3-1 on the day in a great showing of Cumbrian footy. We look forward to catching up […]