Northern creatives needed – tell the story of the North

The creative team behind the Great Exhibition of the North has unveiled a unique opportunity to develop creative content that will be showcased to the world as part of one of England’s biggest events in 2018.

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Open Call for Artists/Theatre Makers – Scratch Preston

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They Eat Culture present Scratch Preston, a monthly informal showcase for new performance projects and ideas. This platform is open to artists from all disciplines at any stage of their career. This might include; live-art, performance, dance, spoken word, film etc…

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Summary of party manifestos: what they mean for arts, culture and creativity

With polling three weeks away, we’ve summarised the main arts policies in party manifestos.

This week the parties launched their manifestos for the 2015 General Election. Overall there was greater prominence for the arts, culture and the creative industries than in 2010. With less than three weeks to polling day, we have summarised the headline arts policies and included links to the manifestos so you can examine them in more detail.

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Solstice Celebration @ Oxheys

Come and celebrate the Solstice with us at Oxheys for a special one-off ceremonial performance by a native American Shaman, to take place in the project space alongside our Winter exhibition of contemporary art by resident and local artists. This will be a fabulous event, not to be missed – do join us.

North benefits from over £8.5 million in Strategic touring funds

The Arts Council £45 million Strategic touring programme targets areas with a low level of art engagement and supports the goal of achieving great art and culture for everyone. It is designed to encourage collaboration between organisations, so that more people across England experience and are inspired by the arts, particularly in places which rely on touring for much of their arts and cultural encounters.

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Call for submissions: summer open exhibition & art market

Oxheys Summer open exhibition & art market

Oxheys Summer open exhibition & art marketAs part of our 3rd birthday celebrations,  Oxheys are running a special Summer Open exhibition, also featuring a one-day pop-up Art Market event on Preston Flag Market.

Local artists, LAN and ArtLab members are all invited to join and any artists interested in running workshops or a performance during the Art Market even are also invited to apply. 

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Lytham Arts Festival 2014 Call for Submissions

Lytham Arts Festival

Artist? Musician? Author or Poet? Fire eating, belly dancer who rides a unicycle? This is your opportunity to showcase your work in Lovely Lytham! The Lytham Arts Festival is funded through the High Street Innovation Fund giving artists the opportunity to perform or exhibit within the main shopping areas of Lytham – inside the shops, in the shop windows, in the streets and central buildings.

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