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Making Rooms take innovation & entrepreneurship to cosmic heights!

Making Rooms take innovation & entrepreneurship to cosmic heights!

23 October 2019

The Making Rooms is taking innovation and entrepreneurship to cosmic new heights with their mission to combine some clever coding and NASA planetary position data into beautifully crafted keepsakes with a recently launched Kickstarter campaign.

British Textile Biennial: Cut from a different cloth!

British Textile Biennial: Cut from a different cloth!

06 October 2019

The inaugural Biennial programme launches this month and highlights the nation’s creation, innovation and expression in textiles against the backdrop of the impressive infrastructure of the cotton industry in Pennine Lancashire.

LeftCoast launch Painting the Town.

LeftCoast launch Painting the Town.

06 October 2019

Painting the Town is more than a paint range, it is a place-making campaign bringing people together – residents, visitors and organisations and businesses – through the medium of colour.

Register interest for the RSA Pupil Design Awards 2019/20

Register interest for the RSA Pupil Design Awards 2019/20

13 September 2019

Calling schools and students to participate in the RSA's Pupil Design Awards! In this competition students aged 12-17 are encouraged to use design thinking to come up with innovative ideas to overcome real life problems. Register interest by 4th October.

The Very First British Textile Biennial comes to Pennine Lancashire

The Very First British Textile Biennial comes to Pennine Lancashire

12 September 2019

The inaugural British Textile Biennial is a festival celebrating the power of textiles through art, design, performance and crowd sourced exhibitions, from 3rd October to 3rd of November 2019.

Manchester Folk Festival brings 5 days of Craft & Music to the City

Manchester Folk Festival brings 5 days of Craft & Music to the City

12 September 2019

Manchester Folk Festival is an urban festival. From 15-20 October 2019 it brings music, singing, craft workshops, artists in conversation and more to Manchester city centre in a gathering of all kinds of folk.

Travel Opportunities via Connections Through Culture

Travel Opportunities via Connections Through Culture

30 August 2019

The first round of British Council's Connections Through Culture mobility grant programme is open until 26th September 2019. It aims to develop exciting cultural exchanges and collaborations between arts communities in East Asia and the UK.

Lancaster & Morecambe's First International Theatre Festival

Lancaster & Morecambe's First International Theatre Festival

30 August 2019

The very first Lancaster and Morecambe International Theatre Festival runs from 5th-7th September, at the Storey in Lancaster.

Vintage by the Sea Festival celebrates 7th Year in 2019

Vintage by the Sea Festival celebrates 7th Year in 2019

28 August 2019

Vintage by the Sea, one of the best retro and vintage events around the world*, returns to the seafront of Morecambe on Saturday 31 August and Sunday 1 September 2019.

Female Startup Of The Year Awards 2019

Female Startup Of The Year Awards 2019

27 August 2019

Entries for Enterprise Nation's prestigious Female Startup of the Year Awards close on 13th September 2019.

ScreenSkills offers Bursaries for Screen Professionals

ScreenSkills offers Bursaries for Screen Professionals

27 August 2019

ScreenSkills is committing more than £500,000 in 2019/20 to bursaries for individual screen professionals for training. Their active campaign to find new talent is driving people to explore new opportunities.

Sub36 Awards 2019

Sub36 Awards 2019

22 August 2019

Sub36 is Lancashire Business View's campaign to showcase Lancashire's young business talent. We do this through the regular magazine feature, networking events and annual awards.

East Lancs Artist Duo work on Brierfield Railway Regeneration Project

East Lancs Artist Duo work on Brierfield Railway Regeneration Project

19 August 2019

Two East Lancashire artists have been chosen for the commission at Brierfield Railway Station by arts organisation In-Situ working with Connecting East Lancashire. The project runs until January 2020.

Media Village wins Creative Business of the Year

Media Village wins Creative Business of the Year

13 August 2019

Media Village, a Lancashire based marketing and design company, have won ‘Creative Business of the Year’ at the Downtown in Business (Lancashire) awards.

Lancaster MasterMind Group Looking For Members

Lancaster MasterMind Group Looking For Members

07 August 2019

This small group provides a space for members to work towards goals and get things done with the support, accountability and collaboration of its group members.