A plethora of great entertainment is on offer at the 2011 Cockermouth Midsummer Festival - please spread the word and help make the event an even bigger success than last year.
The Festival runs from Friday 17 June to Sunday 26 June at venues across the town. Tickets are on sale now though many of the events are free.
Award-winning BBC broadcaster, journalist and author Stuart Maconie is to launch the Festival. He will appear at the United Reform Church on Main Street on Friday 17 June.