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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.

Have Your Say on the Future of UK Fashion

Have Your Say on the Future of UK Fashion

06 August 2019

London College of Fashion, UAL in Partnership with the UK Industrial Strategy have launched a nationwide survey consultation which will help shape the future sustainable development of the fashion industry.

Creative Lancashire to appoint new chair

Creative Lancashire to appoint new chair

29 July 2019

After a successful tenure our current Chair, Charles Hadcock, is due to step down in 2019. We are now seeking another dynamic and visionary individual to succeed Charles in this role.

Society1 Celebrates International Coworking Day with a Special Event

Society1 Celebrates International Coworking Day with a Special Event

17 July 2019

Friday 9th August is International Coworking Day. Society1, a Preston-based coworking space, will be celebrating this fast growing industry around the world, by commemorating the anniversary of the day Brad Neuberg first brought modern-day coworking into the world.

Crafts Council Hothouse 2020 - Open for Applications

Crafts Council Hothouse 2020 - Open for Applications

09 July 2019

Applications for Crafts Council's Hothouse programme are now open until 9th September 2019 for next year's cohort.

British Textile Biennial 2019 for Pennine Lancashire

British Textile Biennial 2019 for Pennine Lancashire

09 July 2019

Following the successful pilot of Fabrications in 2017, Super Slow Way is excited to announce the launch of the British Textile Biennial in 2019, which is coming to Pennine Lancashire from 3rd October to 3rd November 2019.

Call To Support The Creative Skills Programme

Call To Support The Creative Skills Programme

06 May 2019

The Creative Careers Programme is an industry-designed and led initiative to raise awareness of opportunities for work across the creative economy. It was a commitment made by government and industry, made through the Creative Industries Sector Deal with support from the Creative Industries Council.

Custard Cream Cushions! The Maker’s Market returns to The National Festival of Making

Custard Cream Cushions! The Maker’s Market returns to The National Festival of Making

29 April 2019

The Maker’s Market returns to the National Festival of Making on Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th June 2019, at King George’s Hall, Blackburn, Lancashire.

New ScreenSkills Framework outlines skills needed to succeed in screen.

New ScreenSkills Framework outlines skills needed to succeed in screen.

18 April 2019

ScreenSkills today launches a new framework which identifies the skills needed for people working in the screen industries to do their job well.

ICG pledges its support to Lancashire Mind

ICG pledges its support to Lancashire Mind

18 April 2019

ICG has pledged its support to Lancashire Mind for its 25-hour charity fitness challenge as it celebrates 25 years of success.

DWP launches new Workplace Pensions Toolkit for Businesses.

DWP launches new Workplace Pensions Toolkit for Businesses.

18 April 2019

The DWP has launched a free communications toolkit tailored to our sector which we’re currently offering free to Creative Lancashire members.

UCLan to create a new brand identity

UCLan to create a new brand identity

17 April 2019

The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) is seeking a creative agency to create a new brand identity. Companies are being invited to submit proposals to audit and review the university's existing brand and outline how they would shape the new identity.

Creative organisations gain access to new funding support stream

Creative organisations gain access to new funding support stream

01 April 2019

Arts organisations and creative businesses across the north of England are now eligible to bid for investment from the Northern Cultural Regeneration Fund.

ScreenSkills launches Screen Professionals Mentoring Network

ScreenSkills launches Screen Professionals Mentoring Network

01 April 2019

ScreenSkills has launched a pan-UK mentoring drive to support both new and established screen professionals.

Lancaster University experts will help transform business through digital creative tech

Lancaster University experts will help transform business through digital creative tech

13 March 2019

Computing experts at Lancaster University are part of a collaborative project to develop a bespoke learning programme that can help transform business in media, manufacturing and engineering through creative digital technologies.