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#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.

Big Hearted Film Company supports New Northern Filmmakers

Big Hearted Film Company supports New Northern Filmmakers

04 March 2024

Northern Heart Films are proud to announce the three winners of their Northern Heart Doc Fund 2024. These emerging filmmakers will receive the support needed to create their first fully supported short documentary.

#IWD2024 Creative Women Event - Meet Our Speakers

#IWD2024 Creative Women Event - Meet Our Speakers

19 February 2024

Creative Lancashire is hosting a special edition #IWD2024 Conversations in Creativity and Creative Networking event in the lead up to International Women's Day. Our wonderful speakers have skills and experience that span creative industries, and they will be talking about ways we can #InspireInclusion as part of this year's IWD theme.

Stories of Nelson Brought to Life in Immersive Walk

Stories of Nelson Brought to Life in Immersive Walk

09 February 2024

The stories of local people will unfold along the streets of Nelson as audiences are invited to take an immersive walk through Nelson in late February & early March 2024.

Lancashire Devolution Consultation

Lancashire Devolution Consultation

19 January 2024

The consultation provides an opportunity to contribute to the conversation about ways that culture and creativity can be positioned within plans and how new powers and spending capabilities could be applied to support the creative and cultural life in the region,

Showtown Tickets Now On Sale for March 2024 Opening

Showtown Tickets Now On Sale for March 2024 Opening

05 January 2024

With less than four months to go until their doors open to the public in March 2024, tickets are now officially on sale for Showtown: the museum of fun and entertainment.

Respect & Dignity Arts

Respect & Dignity Arts

28 December 2023

For this year's Festive Project, we collaborated with Respect & Dignity Arts. Read more about the youth-led creative arts initiative and Waqar Ahmed, the visionary creative director of the inspirational young company.

Creative Festive Project 2023: Respect & Dignity Arts

Creative Festive Project 2023: Respect & Dignity Arts

20 December 2023

We wish all our creative network, partners and collaborators all the best for the Festive Season and a Happy New Year. For this year's Festive Project, we have collaborated with Respect & Dignity Arts, a youth-led creative arts initiative that connects young people with a variety of artists to develop innovative and empowering creative content.

Arts Lancashire unveils 'Lancashire County of Song 2024' (A year-long celebration of Lancashire Voices)

Arts Lancashire unveils 'Lancashire County of Song 2024' (A year-long celebration of Lancashire Voices)

04 December 2023

Arts Lancashire supported by Lancashire County Council and in association with Horse + Bamboo and Encounter Voices proudly announces the launch of Lancashire County of Song 2024 (CoS24), a groundbreaking initiative celebrating the vibrancy and diversity of Lancashire's singing traditions.

Independent film company offering grants and support to new North West documentary makers

Independent film company offering grants and support to new North West documentary makers

01 December 2023

Northern Heart Films, a Greater Manchester film production company, have announced the launch of the second cohort of their own independent grassroots scheme which supports emerging documentary makers in the North West.

Winter 23/24 Round of Crowdfund Lancashire is now open

Winter 23/24 Round of Crowdfund Lancashire is now open

17 November 2023

Crowdfund Lancashire is a Lancashire County Council initiative providing additional funds for culture and sport in Lancashire. The next round of Crowdfund Lancashire runs until 14th February 2023.

FREE Cultural Days Out in the North of England for 18-30 year olds

FREE Cultural Days Out in the North of England for 18-30 year olds

08 November 2023

The National Festival of Making and Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery are inviting people aged 18-30 on a series of trips exploring some of the most exciting exhibitions and event spaces across the North of England.

British Textile Biennial 2023 programme to highlight sustainability & colonialism in Textiles.

British Textile Biennial 2023 programme to highlight sustainability & colonialism in Textiles.

15 September 2023

This year's British Textile Biennial programme, running from 29 September to 29th October 2023, focuses on issues such as sustainability in textile production, social and evironmentally regenerative enterprises, as well as the pre-industrial history of textiles and the legacy of colonialism.

UClan launches new Help To Grow 12 week management & leadership course

UClan launches new Help To Grow 12 week management & leadership course

08 September 2023

The University of Central Lancashire has launches an exciting new offer called the Help to Grow Management Course. This programme is created and offered by Government to replace the previously offered fully-funded European business support, and is aimed at the senior leadership of SMEs with between 5 & 249 employees.

NORTHERN MUSIC AWARDS: Nominations for Music and Culture for Wellbeing Award

NORTHERN MUSIC AWARDS: Nominations for Music and Culture for Wellbeing Award

23 August 2023

The Music and Culture for Wellbeing Award will recognise outstanding, creative health projects in the North that support people with health, wellbeing, and socio-economic issues. Send your entries for the Northern Music Awards Music & Culture for Wellbeing Award by 31/08/23.