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Uclan's Annual Design Conference is Making a Mark

Uclan's Annual Design Conference is Making a Mark

08 February 2021

The theme of this year's Uclan's annual design conference is "Making Your Mark". You can watch a fantastic line up of guest speakers from 8th to 12th February 2021 via the links in this article.

BFI Future Film Festival announces 2021 Programme

BFI Future Film Festival announces 2021 Programme

08 February 2021

From 18-21st of February 2021, The BFI Future Film Festival will be delivering masterclasses, talks, workshops, and a knockout film programme. For the very first time, the festival will be completely online and completely free.

Arts Council launches #CreativityExchange to support Creativity in Schools

Arts Council launches #CreativityExchange to support Creativity in Schools

08 February 2021

The Creativity Exchange is a new platform and online community for teachers and creative practitioners to get inspired, offer support, share ideas, and help develop teaching for creativity across the curriculum.

Culture Recovery Fund - Round 2 for Independent Cinemas

Culture Recovery Fund - Round 2 for Independent Cinemas

18 January 2021

A second round of Culture Recovery Fund grants, offering an additional £14million of support, is now open to independent cinemas in England whose businesses have been unavoidably interrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The deadline for submissions is Monday 1st February 2021.

Live Brief launched to support skills development for Creative Students

Live Brief launched to support skills development for Creative Students

18 January 2021

Creative & Cultural Skills have teamed up with The National Festival of Making to launch an industry-led student challenge. The Live Brief is designed to support students’ skills development across the combination of creative and business skills needed to thrive as a professional, whether freelance or employed.

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?