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Barrow Unity Festival

Barrow Unity Festival and its visitors truly excelled themselves in 2023, 1039 people attended the main area, 570 attended the workshop area and 302 people enjoyed the international food-tasting area.

Kendal Unity Festival

This year Kendal Unity Festival closed out the five events on offer for the county-wide Cumbria Unity Festival. Our theme this year was 'The Power of Unity". Our goal was to show people what we could achieve when working together. Which would surely be a lot with over 500 people visiting over the course of the day.

Cumbria Unity Festival 2023

The first of the Cumbria Unity Festivals for 2023 took place in Barrow on July 8th. The event started with a Unity parade with a diversity of people and flags processing from the Derby Inn to the forum. Outside the forum there was a stage with numerous acts performing and within the Forum there were numerous workshops and stalls which were all well attended. At the international zone there was the opportunity to sample a wide variety of foods from numerous countries.

Census 2021

It's time for a new Census!

Census data helps inform funding decisions on public services and the information we share in the questionnaire will help shape the future of the communities in England and Wales.

You can find answers to your questions in the leaflets attached.


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