Funding Opportunities for Photographers

Four funding opportunities worth over £12,000 available to support photographers across still photography and moving image

The Royal Photographic Society has launched an open call for applications for four bursaries for 2017. These annual bursaries, collectively worth over £12,000, provide support for photographers and students in realising projects across the still and moving image. Those successful can apply the funding to aspects of a project such as travel, equipment, website or mounting an exhibition.

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Arts Award adviser training, North West – May

Develop young people’s creativity and reward achievement with Arts Award

Do you work with young people?  Support their creative development with Arts Award.  Train as an Arts Award adviser and learn everything you need to deliver these unique qualifications, enabling you to support children and young people aged up to 25.  Arts Award is open to young people of all interests and backgrounds, and can be delivered within a variety of settings and timescales through any arts, cultural or media activity.

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National touring Photography! exhibition in Preston

This fabulous exhibition features work from some of the best professional photographers in the country, all members of the BIPP (British Institute of Professional Photography). There really is something for everyone: from fine art to celebrity portraiture, contemporary art to landscapes, wildlife to commercial, wedding and portraits to fitness, military to underwater and of course, the downright … Read more

Photography!

This major national exhibition comes to the northwest at Oxheys Mill Studios in Preston. Featuring a stunning collection of photographic work from some of the best professional photographers in the UK, there will be inspiration galore. The exhibition will be open Fridays & Saturdays 12-3pm from April 8th until 21st May 2016 A private view is … Read more

Photography! – private view

This major national exhibition is coming to the northwest with a private view on April 7th, at Oxheys Mill Studios in Preston. Featuring a collection of photographic work from some of the best professional photographers in the UK, there will be inspiration galore. Everyone welcome. Light refreshments available The exhibition will be open Fridays & Saturdays … Read more

Celebrating Handmade at Lancashire Makers

Lancashire Makers Churchtown, Southport,

Lancashire Makers is run as a co-operative by 19 makers in Churchtown, Southport.

Everything sold has been handmade by artists & craft makers from Lancashire and the North West. The theme this month is ‘Celebrating Handmade’.

Our shop offers that something special for you, or as a gift for friends or loved ones.

Choose from scarves, bags, cards, jewellery, paintings, prints, photographs, bowls, vases, plates, mugs, whittled (carved) wooden birds, wooden earring stands, wooden clocks, wood bowls, wooden pens, glass decorations, glass plates, cushions, notebooks, soap and creams.

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Exhibition, artist/curator talk, open studios, art tour & preview party

Exhibition Join us at Oxheys Mill Studios for International Women’s Day on Tuesday March 8th, for an exhibition  Family Album featuring some fascinating photographic work made in the late 1980’s and early 1990’s by Maud Sulter and Jeanne Moutoussamy Ashe, curated by international artist Lubaina Himid, Professor of Contemporary Art at UClan. Talk At 2pm … Read more

Winter at Oxheys

Join us for this Winter evening with mulled wine and mince pies, enjoy the images from Bryn Griffiths exhibition and some fascinating Chernobyl-inspired soundscapes from our friend Chelytherium who is making a welcome return visit. Instead of a winter exhibition this year, we are extending the exhibition and holding this as a closing event. Hope … Read more

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