BARROW poet Kate Davis headlines tomorrow night's much awaited Poem and a Pint midwinter extravaganza, staged at Ulverston's Laurel and Hardy Museum. Kate presents parts of her new book, The Girl Who Forgets How To Walk. More of a performance than a reading, Kate's work been received enthusiastically by audiences in Cumbria and elsewhere in different forms as it has developed. As usual for a PP gig the poetry and prose will flow, and Kate will be supported by poems from the Poem and a Pint Committee, music from duo Sarsaparilla, plus the inimitable Ross Baxter will be MC.

SCOTLAND’S Tannahill Weavers take their dynamic, traditional Celtic music to The Beggar's Theatre at Millom tonight (February 22, 8pm). The world class Tannahill's diverse repertoire spans the centuries with fire-driven instrumentals, topical songs and original ballads and lullabies. Box office 01229-775677.

TIM Vine made his first real attempts at stand-up comedy in 1991 at London's Comedy Cafe. He began to attend the New Act competition nights regularly. These days he's a well known face on the small screen appearing in five series of Lee Mack's award-winning sitcom Not Going Out, playing Beach the Butler in series two of Blandings, plus numerous television appearances. Now pretty much a household name, the comedy virtuoso is back on tour bringing Sunset Milk Idiot to The Forum at Barrow on Thursday, February 28 (8pm). Box office 01229-820000.