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Lancashire Interactive Choir Map Launches

Lancashire Interactive Choir Map Launches

23 May 2024

Lancashire, County of Song has launched an online map to showcase the rich and numerous singing opportunities across the county.

Creative Lancashire Creative Network Announcement

Creative Lancashire Creative Network Announcement

13 May 2024

As part of our endeavours to encourage equity, diversity and inclusion, Creative Lancashire has announced a rebrand to their creative networking events, previously known as POWWOW events.

Lancashire Artist of the Year Competition Call Out

Lancashire Artist of the Year Competition Call Out

07 May 2024

The search to find and champion some of the best artists in the county has now begun, as Lancashire Artist of the Year 2024 launches for the second year.

Lineup Announced for Poulton-le-Fylde Summer Festival

Lineup Announced for Poulton-le-Fylde Summer Festival

02 May 2024

The first ever Spot On Festival comes to Poulton-le-Fylde from 14-16 June 2024, with a lineup of events to suit all ages and tastes.

National Festival of Making reveals artist lineup for Season 6 of Art in Manufacturing.

National Festival of Making reveals artist lineup for Season 6 of Art in Manufacturing.

02 April 2024

Season 6 welcomes four new artists into the residency programme. The residencies take place between November 2023 and July 2024, culminating in a celebration of new collaborative installations at the National Festival of Making on 6 and 7 July 2024.

Get a workplace health assessment to support an employee's health and disability

Get a workplace health assessment to support an employee's health and disability

01 April 2024

The government are piloting a subsidised Occupational Health Service for SMEs in Cumbria and Lancashire designed to stop employees "falling" out of work or to ease the process of getting people back.

New Public Artwork Unveiled in Nelson for World Poetry Day 2024

New Public Artwork Unveiled in Nelson for World Poetry Day 2024

25 March 2024

World Poetry Day has been celebrated in Nelson on Thursday 21st March with the reading and unveiling of a new poem for the town.

Arts Council England Environmental Responsibility Report 2022/2023

Arts Council England Environmental Responsibility Report 2022/2023

25 March 2024

Arts Council England (ACE) publishes its Environmental Responsibility Annual Report 2022-2023, a publication which presents National Portfolio Organisations (NPO) environmental data and narratives

Impetus Connect Fund - Grant round: Youth Employment

Impetus Connect Fund - Grant round: Youth Employment

10 March 2024

Open for applications from organisations supporting young people to prepare for and find work, with a particular focus on young people from ethnic minority backgrounds

#IWD2024 Creative Women - Meet the Speakers & Watch the Event

#IWD2024 Creative Women - Meet the Speakers & Watch the Event

08 March 2024

Creative Lancashire hosted a special edition #IWD2024 Conversations in Creativity and Creative Networking event in the lead up to International Women's Day on 8th March 2024. Meet our wonderful speakers, and view the talk where they share ways we can #InspireInclusion, this year's IWD theme.

#IWD2024: Creative Women - Tina Redford

#IWD2024: Creative Women - Tina Redford

08 March 2024

​To celebrate International Women's Day on Friday 8th March 2024, we're featuring interviews with dynamic, trailblazing, and courageous women working in creative fields, who have a connection to Lancashire. Meet ​Tina Redford, who has been the Artistic Director of LeftCoast in Blackpool since 2017.

#IWD2024: Creative Women - Ellen Fincher

#IWD2024: Creative Women - Ellen Fincher

06 March 2024

To celebrate International Women's Day on Friday 8th March 2024, we're featuring interviews with dynamic, trailblazing, and courageous women working in creative fields, who have a connection to Lancashire. Meet Ellen Fincher, a 2nd year filmmaking student at UCLan.

#IWD2024: Creative Women - Kathryn MacDonald

#IWD2024: Creative Women - Kathryn MacDonald

05 March 2024

​To celebrate International Women's Day on Friday 8th March 2024, we're featuring interviews with dynamic, trailblazing, and courageous women working in creative fields, who have a connection to Lancashire. Meet ​Kathryn MacDonald, who has been involved with More Music, a music charity in Morecambe, since 1996.

#IWD2024: Creative Women - Zara Saghir

#IWD2024: Creative Women - Zara Saghir

04 March 2024

To celebrate International Women's Day on Friday 8th March 2024, we're featuring interviews with dynamic, trailblazing, and courageous women working in creative fields, who have a connection to Lancashire. Meet Zara Saghir, an artist and cultural programme producer from Accrington.

#IWD2024: Creative Women - Glenda Brindle

#IWD2024: Creative Women - Glenda Brindle

04 March 2024

​To celebrate International Women's Day on Friday 8th March 2024, we're featuring interviews with dynamic, trailblazing, and courageous women working in creative fields, who have a connection to Lancashire. Meet ​Glenda Brindle, educationalist and leader in arts education.