COME Tuesday (February 5) and Hairy Bikers Si King and Dave Myers will be cooking up a storm at The Forum, at Barrow. With their irresistible enthusiasm, An Evening With The Hairy Bikers will be a veritable feast of cooking and conversation. Big hearted, down-to-earth cooks with a love of great food, Si and Dave have been creating gastronomic delights together for more than 20 years and travelled the world in the pursuit of fabulous food. Box office 01229-820000.

DEAR Zoo, the bestselling children’s book, has been adapted by its author Rod Campbell into a play and touring the country, calling in at Ulverston’s Coronation Hall next Saturday and Sunday, February 9/10. Dear Zoo Live on Stage is suitable for children aged two to six, and brought to life through child-engaging puppets, original music and audience interaction, serving as a wonderful introduction to those coming to the story for the first time. The delightful story of Dear Zoo is about a who child writes to a zoo asking to be sent a pet. Box office 01229587140.

MEANWHILE, tonight (Saturday) the Lynne and McCartney Story plays the The Beggar's Theatre's at Millom, a new show featuring the songs of ELO, The Beatles, solo Beatles, Tom Petty, Wilburys, the Move and the symphonic pop that the two icons of Jeff Lynne and Paul McCartney have been involved with. The show takes the audience on a journey behind some of the greatest hits of all time. Box office 01229-775677.