New exhibition at Lowes court gallery



We have a new exhibition starting tomorrow
for the next four weeks featuring work by four West Cumbrian Artists:

Natalie Burns
Phil Cram
Emma Hunt
Tetiana Scott

Come along and view the work of these featured artists,
as well as other pieces by a variety of local artists.
We also have a range of hand made crafts for sale,
including some items for the festive season that is fast approaching!

We aim to be open
Monday to Sat from 10
am to 1pm throughout October
so come along and support local industry by Shopping Local

It is also that time of year when we ask for Exhibitors to apply for space
to have their own Exhibition next year in 2021
You can apply for a full wall (roughly 4 metres x 2 metres) 
or half a wall (which is approximately 7 average sized pieces)
As usual we intend to have a School’s Exhibition in February so we are asking
for submissions for the months of March through to December
Please apply by email to or by replying to this email
enclosing details of your name, preferred month and if possible medium
(2nd choice of month would be useful too)

Egremont bowling the sport for you!

Egremont Bowling Club, a fantastic asset to the town. We are run independent of Copeland Borough Council on a voluntary basis with a committee and finance all our over heads
President Mr A Hall 01946823317
V.President Mr K Amor. 01946812440
Ladies President Mrs Percival 01946820776
Secretary Mrs S Connolly 01946824438
Treasurer Mr I Hall 07596921302
Chair person Mr P Millburn 01946822649
Committee members
Mrs M Moore 01946820700
Mr P Moore 01946820700
Mr E Connolly 01946824438
Mr E Percival 01946820776
Mrs D Timmins 01946824767
Mrs K Moffat 01946814439
Elected at every AGM
At the moment we have 41 members
Season runs April 4th to September 20th
Compete in W.Cumbria Triples League Tuesday evenings
In house competitions
Monday and Thursday “Jumble” competition
Close down day with presentations for competition winners and runner ups
2019/20 season has been disruptive both playing and financially due to COV-19
Open all week 2pm to 6pm where non members can play for £5 with “woods”provided
Tea and biscuits available for 50p
New members welcome for 2021
£35 membership
Any donations very welcome as we endeavour to keep this hidden gem afloat
We are situated at Howbank Road Smithfield

Important notice: Egremont bowling green to remain closed for the rest of the year

  Egremont bowling club and green are to remain closed to the public for the remainder of the bowling season.

  This is due to the continuing issues that have arisen with  the COVID 19 outbreak and issues around cleansing and volunteers.

  For further details please contact Egremont town council on –

   01946-820254 or email:

Egremont play parks reopen this Saturday

  COPELAND Council is reopening the boroughs play parks this weekend and they are encouraging the safe, responsible and considerate use of its children’s play areas when they do.

  In line with Government guidance, 14 of the council’s play areas will reopen to the public on Saturday, and a range of measures and requests have been introduced.

  The council has installed social distancing signage, and where appropriate stencilling, to encourage users to keep a safe distance apart and to respect others by queuing and managing use responsibly. Covid-19 risk assessments have been completed on each of parks, and weekly inspections of the equipment have continued throughout the closure, and will remain in place.

  The council is encouraging parents, guardians and carers to supervise their children using the facilities at all times, and to clean children’s hands before and after use. Parents, guardians and carers are also encouraged to wipe down play equipment before use. The council adds that food or drink should not be consumed in the play areas, and all litter should be disposed of appropriately.

   Play areas owned by Copeland Council that will reopen on Saturday are: Castle Park, High Street, Jericho (Whitehaven); Welfare Field (Kells); Parkland (Moresby); East Road (Lowca); Barfs Road (Distington); Jacktrees Road (Cleator Moor); Church Street (Moor Row); Orgill, Ling Road, Brisco Mount, Beck Green (Egremont).

  One play area owned by the council will not reopen on Saturday. Newlands play area at Seathwaite, Whitehaven, will remain closed due to the condition of the limited remaining play equipment, but community-led proposals to upgrade this facility are currently in development.

Good citizen awards 2020- Nominations close on 17th July. Get your vote in now

Egremont Town Council has had to alter the closing date of this years good citizens award. 
  The council still is looking for nominations for the annual award – there are  award for an individuals as well as  one for a groups.
  With all that has has occurred this year many people out there  deserve to be recognized for their selflessness, help and generosity . If you know anyone who you would like to nominate please email their details as soon as possible.
  The person(s) nominated has to be resident in Egremont Parish, which includes Bigrigg and Moor Row. The person suggesting the nomination must state their name and contact details as well as the nominees details with an explanation of why the award is deserved.
  The deadline for nominations is 31st August and these can be submitted by post to Egremont Town Council, Market Hall office, Market Street, Egremont, CA22 2DF or by email to, or by posting a letter hand through the Town Council office letter box.
  Voting will take place July and the winners will be known in August and will be listed on the Town Council website as well as in the local press.

Important notice: ALL Egremont playparks are closed until further notice due to the Corona outbreak

Today Copeland borough council due to the Corona virus outbreak have had to take the decision to close all of the borough councils playparks- this includes ALL of the playparks in Egremont and Egremont parish, these include-

-Beckgreen skate park

-Beckerment play park

-Briscoe mount playpark

-Ling road playpark

-Moor row playpark

-Orgill playpark

-Thornhill playpark

Please ensure that you follow the government guidelines on social distancing and make sure that you do not use the playparks.

Keep safe everyone. Thank you

NEW TEXTILE EXHIBITION opens at the Lowes court on TUES 3RD MARCH- FEATURING WORK BY Sue Cosham, Sheila Moffat and Ruth Moore

Sue Cosham, Sheila Moffat and Ruth Moore

Sue Cosham produces textile art pictures, whilst Sheila Moffat creates a range of handmade rugs and bags and Ruth Moore works mainly in
needle-felting, using largely Herdwick fleece.
They all produce some beautiful pieces of work
so come along during March to view this Exhibition.

There is also an
1900 – 2100 HRS
Come along and meet the three exhibitors
Wine and nibbles will be served
10% discount on all sales made during the evening!

Florence art centre announces up and coming events for the new year

The Florence Arts Centre in Egremont has announced upcoming events over the next few weeks.

These include workshops, performances, gigs, open mic, quiz nights and exhibitions.

A clothes swap will kick-start this year’s programme on February 6, from 6pm to 8pm. With another clothes swap also planned for May 14. People can bring as much as they like with them to swop.

The weekly pottery class and film club will meet every Friday from 12.30pm to 3.30pm. A family film club will be launched on February 8 and will continue every Saturday from 2pm. The club is free to attend.

Folk singing duo Lucy Farrell and Andrew Waite will be performing on February 15. The pair have recently released their debut album. Doors open at 6.30pm, tickets are £12, available from Florence.

Open mic night begins on February 19th and welcomes people to develop their inner creative performer every third Wednesday of the month, between 7.30pm to 10.30pm.

The main gallery space will feature an exhibition from Wallace Heim and Petra Kalshoven, from February 21 to March 28. Their exhibition centres around three large sculptures which will depict a representation on Sellafield in the year 2140.