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Vintage by the Sea Festival celebrates 7th Year in 2019

Vintage by the Sea Festival celebrates 7th Year in 2019

28 August 2019

Vintage by the Sea, one of the best retro and vintage events around the world*, returns to the seafront of Morecambe on Saturday 31 August and Sunday 1 September 2019.

Female Startup Of The Year Awards 2019

Female Startup Of The Year Awards 2019

27 August 2019

Entries for Enterprise Nation's prestigious Female Startup of the Year Awards close on 13th September 2019.

ScreenSkills offers Bursaries for Screen Professionals

ScreenSkills offers Bursaries for Screen Professionals

27 August 2019

ScreenSkills is committing more than £500,000 in 2019/20 to bursaries for individual screen professionals for training. Their active campaign to find new talent is driving people to explore new opportunities.

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.

East Lancs Artist Duo work on Brierfield Railway Regeneration Project

East Lancs Artist Duo work on Brierfield Railway Regeneration Project

19 August 2019

Two East Lancashire artists have been chosen for the commission at Brierfield Railway Station by arts organisation In-Situ working with Connecting East Lancashire. The project runs until January 2020.

Media Village wins Creative Business of the Year

Media Village wins Creative Business of the Year

13 August 2019

Media Village, a Lancashire based marketing and design company, have won ‘Creative Business of the Year’ at the Downtown in Business (Lancashire) awards.

Lancaster MasterMind Group Looking For Members

Lancaster MasterMind Group Looking For Members

07 August 2019

This small group provides a space for members to work towards goals and get things done with the support, accountability and collaboration of its group members.

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.