Culture Committee

The Culture Committee oversees the cultural and heritage aspects of Workington. Their aim is to encourage and sponsor arts, sports, cultural, technology and heritage events. This includes funding local initiatives, hosting events and working with statutory organisations in the area to deliver/manage events for Workington. Workington Town Council has a Culture and Events Programme Policy which can be viewed here. The Culture Committee also supports the Workington and District Twinning Association, providing financial and some administrative support.

The Chair of the Culture Committee is Cllr Barbara Cannon. The Vice Chair is Cllr Ellie Wood. 


Other members of this committee are:  Cllr Carole Armstrong, Cllr Ryan Briggs, Cllr Beth Dixon, Cllr Susan Fryer, Cllr Debbie Garton, Cllr Antony McGuckin, Cllr Patricia Poole, Cllr Paul Scott and Cllr Lynda Williams.  

Minutes published here remain draft until approved by the next available meeting.

Some meetings in 2020 were cancelled due to the Coronavirus pandemic. 

Available recordings of meetings, can be viewed on our YouTube channel - 

Viewing from a mobile device will only show most recent documents. Please visit the desktop version of our website for an archive of agendas and minutes.

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NEXT MEETING: Tuesday 25th October 2022 at 7pm
Location:  Workington Town Council Community Centre, Princess Street. 

To register an interest in attending this meeting, or to submit a question, please e-mail or call 01900 702986. 

28 June 2022

10 June 2022

31 may 2022 - postponed, new date above

No Minutes

15 MARCH 2022

12 January 2022

9 November 2021

7 september 2021

13 July 2021

1 June 2021

16 march 2021

12 january 2021

10th NOV 2020

8th Sept 2020

10 March 2020

14 January 2020

12 November 2019

10 September 2019

16 July 2019

4 June 2019

For previous agendas and minutes, please visit the Culture Committee archive page