D.verCity Disability, Deaf and Outsider Art Festival

D.verCity – Disability, Deaf and Outsider Arts Festival is the second event of its kind in Lancashire, offering art sessions that explore the social model through the theme of disability arts and culture, radical shows, comedy and cutting edge art. It is intended for adults and children, for disabled and non-disabled, and for anyone interested in art that is pushing the boundaries.

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Call for submissions – LAN open art exhibition

Submissions are invited for the 2012 LAN Open Art exhibition to be held at Oxheys Mill Studios in Preston. Entry is free to all members of LAN, so if you are not yet a member, join now whilst it’s still free.

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We Play Expo & Preston City Guild Festival

Welcome to the North West’s closing celebration for London 2012 at the Preston City Guild Festival.

The final weekend has arrived and we are here to say goodbye to a historic event, saluting the world’s largest mega sporting competition. Medals have been won and lost, world records achieved and new friends made along the way. A cultural festival like London 2012 lingers in the memory because it ends. Now is the time for the North West to celebrate how well we played.

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Unlimited commissions presented in Liverpool during August, as part of DaDaFest 2012: Arts Council England podcast

Julia Keenan, Arts Council England Relationship Manager for Diversity in Arts Practice in the North West, talks about the four Unlimited commissions that are being shown between 21-31 August at DaDaFest 2012 in Liverpool. Find out more about Unlimited here, part of the Cultural Olympiad and London 2012 Festival.

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