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Black History Month 2022 - 'Time for Change: Action Not Words'

Black History Month 2022 - 'Time for Change: Action Not Words'

03 October 2022

This year's theme for #BHM2022 is a call for ally support to encourage people in workplaces, learning spaces, and public environments to translate their learning into actionable commitments and long-term, supportive outcomes that create a better world for everyone.

New CC Skills Survey to Help the Sector

New CC Skills Survey to Help the Sector

23 September 2022

Creative & Cultural Skills needs your help to re-think how they support the creative and cultural sectors post-pandemic. Your insights will help them understand what’s dominating the minds of cultural organisations in this new world of work.

Statement upon the death of Her Majesty The Queen (1926-2022)

Statement upon the death of Her Majesty The Queen (1926-2022)

14 September 2022

Creative Lancashire join with people around the world in mourning, and offering our sympathies to the whole Royal Family.

Morecambe Poetry Festival: 16-18 September 2022

Morecambe Poetry Festival: 16-18 September 2022

14 September 2022

Award-winning reggae poet Linton Kwesi Johnson has joined the illustrious line up for the first ever Morecambe Poetry Festival, taking to the stage on the opening night with T S Eliot Prize winner Joelle Taylor.

Northern Heart Films Among The Best Northern Talent

Northern Heart Films Among The Best Northern Talent

09 September 2022

Scott Bradley, Head of Production at the award winning company Northern Heart Films, will be learning with the industry’s best up and coming regional talent as he has been selected to take part in an exciting development scheme for Northern Producers by BFI NETWORK and Film Hub North.

Artfull's 'Airborne' Project will bring a Festival of Arts, Health & Wellbeing to Preston in 2023

Artfull's 'Airborne' Project will bring a Festival of Arts, Health & Wellbeing to Preston in 2023

02 September 2022

To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the first test flight of an ultra light monoplane in Ashton Park, Preston in April 1923, Artful is devising an arts project and festival that will engage local families in exploring their heritage and provide opportunities for fun making activities that boost wellbeing.

Crowd Funding Opportunities for Museums & Galleries with Art Fund

Crowd Funding Opportunities for Museums & Galleries with Art Fund

02 September 2022

Art Happens is Art Fund's free crowd-funding platform designed specifically for museums and galleries​. It enables audiences to bring exciting arts projects to life through crowd-funding collaboration.

The Creative Step Programme Design Sprint 2022

The Creative Step Programme Design Sprint 2022

23 August 2022

REVISED DATES: 12 – 16 September. Just graduated, about to start your final year, or starting out on your design career? Are you keen to learn how to apply creative problem solving, design thinking tools, and techniques to apply to real life challenges? If so then The Creative Step Design Sprint is for you!

Lancashire Institutions offering AA2A Creative Placement Opportunities for 2022

Lancashire Institutions offering AA2A Creative Placement Opportunities for 2022

05 August 2022

As part of the national Artists Access to Art Colleges project, Blackpool School of Arts and University of Central Lancashire will be offering placements to Creatives in 2022-23.

Lancashire Film Hub

Lancashire Film Hub

30 July 2022

In our first show & tell event we profile the work of Northern Heart Films & Wash Films who will provide insights into their screen projects. Connect with local creatives, network with industry professionals to find out about support and resources available for those developing careers in screen.

A Super Market Planned for Whalley this June

A Super Market Planned for Whalley this June

24 June 2022

​Whalley Chamber of Trade and Crafty Vintage are hosting more than 50 local businesses in the Ribble Valley this weekend (25th 26th June) to showcase their creative work, art, food and creations.

Lancashire Choir of the Year Competition 2022 Launches

Lancashire Choir of the Year Competition 2022 Launches

17 June 2022

The search is on to find Lancashire's top choral singing talent as part of an exciting new competition. Get your entry in for Lancashire's Choir of the Year before 31st July 2022.

National Festival of Making Talks 2022: Material Matters

National Festival of Making Talks 2022: Material Matters

31 May 2022

A series of extended roundtables conversations with artists, makers, thought leaders and educators to discuss the opportunities for circular design in craft, fashion & textiles and how creatives at the forefront of a global movement for change are establishing better ways of living, and more equitable models to encourage thriving and regenerative methods of production.

National Festival of Making 2022 Callout for Volunteers

National Festival of Making 2022 Callout for Volunteers

23 May 2022

The National Festival of Making team needs your help as they return with the 4th edition of the festival, bringing together Blackburn’s communities for a brilliant celebration of creativity on 11th & 12th June 2022.

Embrace Digital - Free Training & 1:1 Support for Lancs Businesses

Embrace Digital - Free Training & 1:1 Support for Lancs Businesses

20 May 2022

"Embrace Digital" is offering a series of free funded workshops and 1:1 support calls for Lancashire businesses in May, June and July 2022.