This week in Whitehaven there are several activities events, and things to do, perhaps more than you think the small coastal town has to offer.

1The Kopycat Killers vs Subarctic Monkeys.

If you are an Arctic Monkeys or The Killer fan, get yourself down to the Solway Hall on January 7 to see these two tribute acts live.

2Afternoon Tea Church.

The event, which starts at 2pm at the Whitehaven Parish, is said to include a service of readings, poetry, hymns, prayer, reflections, fellowship, and afternoon tea.

3Trip to the flicks.

Treat yourself to a trip to the pictures at the Rosehill Theatre, get your popcorn and your coke, sit back, and relax.

One film you can go and see is West Side Story on January 7.

4Beginner's Brazilian Ju Jitsu.

You can get fit and stay fierce, as well as fulfill any fitness relate resolutions, at Guardian Martial Arts with their class on January 9.

5'Come and Play'

There are even things for the little ones to do, such as an educational and fun filled activity day at the Whitehaven Library on January 6, which is said to promote early literacy and positive social interactions between children.

6The National Gallery Masterpiece Tour

Catch this soon to close gallery tour at The Beacon museum.

The art exhibition last until January 23.

7Copeland's Changing Times.

While seeing the art exhibition at The Beacon, why not stay for their exhibition on Copeland?

Discover how Whitehaven was transformed from a small fishing hamlet to one of the most important ports in the country by the influential Lowther family.

8The Rum Story.

See this unique exhibition into Whitehaven's history as it reopens to the public on January 6.

9Hunt for seashells.

Whitehaven benefits by being on the coast, and near St Bees' beaches, where you can take your friends or kids to find the best seashells.

10Jungle Jacks.

Take your tots out to this indoor soft play centre, located at the Whitehaven Sports Centre, while you sit back with a cappuccino and a good book, or get involved, your choice!