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Applications open for round two of the Culture Recovery Fund for Heritage

Applications open for round two of the Culture Recovery Fund for Heritage

12 January 2021

Applications are now open for the second round of the Culture Recovery Fund for Heritage, with a further £36 million available in grants to support heritage organisations across England survive the on-going impact of COVID-19 through April to June.

Preston Agency Soap Media Receive 3 Prestigious Accolades

Preston Agency Soap Media Receive 3 Prestigious Accolades

11 January 2021

In recent months, Soap Media has received three highly regarded industry accolades from internationally recognised organisations. Clutch awarded them Top Global B2B Partner and included them in their Top 1000 global companies list. Soap was also nominated for the Drum Top 100, the most important index in the digital marketing industry.

An opportunity to exhibit at Handmade Interact 2021

An opportunity to exhibit at Handmade Interact 2021

11 January 2021

The second edition of Handmade Interact, an Interactive Virtual Craft Fair, takes place from Tuesday 23 - Sunday 28 March 2021. This year the focus is on Women in Craft. Exhibitors interested in showcasing their work at the fair have until Friday 12th February to submit your application.

Respect Due: MF Doom (1971-2020)

Respect Due: MF Doom (1971-2020)

09 January 2021

Lars Gotrich (NPR Music) plays tribute to Daniel Dumile, the influential and inspirational rapper and producer best known as MF DOOM, who died on Oct. 31, according to a message posted on his Instagram account by his wife, Jasmine Dumile on New Years Eve.

Culture Recovery Fund: Grants second round

Culture Recovery Fund: Grants second round

09 January 2021

The application portal is now open for the second round of Culture Recovery Fund: Grants, until 12pm Tuesday 26 January 2021.

MD of Lancs Marketing Agency receives prestigious Fellow status from PRCA

MD of Lancs Marketing Agency receives prestigious Fellow status from PRCA

04 January 2021

Nathaniel Cassidy, MD and Chief Strategist of 3manfactory was recently announced as a new Fellow of the Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA), the world’s largest professional PR body.

Could you be the next Director of Blaze Arts?

Could you be the next Director of Blaze Arts?

03 January 2021

Blaze are looking for a dynamic leader with experience of running arts and creative projects to drive our mission forward and build on nearly 10 years of supporting the next generation of creative producers.

Ian Longstaff - ADVENT

Ian Longstaff - ADVENT

24 December 2020

Lancashire based Ian Longstaff has launched ADVENT, a participatory arts happening featuring a series of 3 minute mini-moves every night from Dec1st-Dec25th.

Say Two Productions - Aladdin: Online Family Panto

Say Two Productions - Aladdin: Online Family Panto

24 December 2020

Say Two Productions present an exciting, live stream interactive, 'Christmas Family Pantomime, Aladdin. Updated for families and identifiable with a young modern audience. The show goes on at 2pm and 6 pm on the 28th of December, holiday time, pantomime.

Creative Lancs X SOURCE: Holidays 2020

Creative Lancs X SOURCE: Holidays 2020

17 December 2020

For this year’s festive creative project, Creative Lancashire has collaborated with Source to produce an animated message with a difference. Based on the Creative Lancashire identity, the illustration features 10 cultural and iconic landmarks. Can you spot what they are?

Visual Arts: The beating heart and soul of building back better

Visual Arts: The beating heart and soul of building back better

15 December 2020

Contemporary Visual Arts Network, and the APPG for Design & Innovation, we call for Government to exploit the potential of the Visual Arts sector to grow the economy following the Covid-19 pandemic, through explicit growth targets and rolling over existing tax incentives.

RTC North and Innovate UK launch new mentoring opportunities for North West businesses

RTC North and Innovate UK launch new mentoring opportunities for North West businesses

14 December 2020

RTC North are delivering a new service on behalf of Innovate UK. The programme is designed to help innovative companies affected by the current situation. It involves mentoring and coaching opportunities to help SMEs with high-growth potential to thrive.

New 'Talent' Programme helps Lancashire women start a career in Digital Marketing

New 'Talent' Programme helps Lancashire women start a career in Digital Marketing

07 December 2020

Funded by the Fast Track Digital Workforce Fund and delivered by Buzzstart, the Talent Programme is a free 12 week online programme which launches in January. It's for women living in Greater Manchester and Lancashire and is aimed at training our future digital workforce. Applications close on 3rd January 2021.

National Lottery Heritage Fund launches grant funding for Resilience and Inclusion Projects

National Lottery Heritage Fund launches grant funding for Resilience and Inclusion Projects

07 December 2020

The National Lottery Heritage Fund has just re-opened project funding for grants and loans of £3,000 to £250,000 with a specific focus on projects which support resilience and inclusion.

Arts Council England launches the Thriving Communities Fund

Arts Council England launches the Thriving Communities Fund

07 December 2020

This £1.4million fund is designed to increase social connectedness, and help communities cope with the impact of COVID-19. Those eligible to apply include Arts & Culture organisations. Application deadline is: 8th January 2021.