Winning Words – Artists Brief

Background

The Dukes, supported by Litfest, are working with Winning Words and the Forward Arts Foundation on a poetry project connected to the Olympics.  Lancaster is one of only seven towns and cities chosen for this project from across the UK (www.winningwordspoetry.com)

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Poetry and knitting goes down a storm

Tell Us Another One is a community literature project taking place in local libraries in Greater Manchester. Delivered by Cartwheel Arts, it involves creative writing, performance, publishing and broadcasting and has been supported with an award of £60,000 through our National Lottery funded Grants for the arts scheme.

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North West Visual Arts Open – Preston, Thursday 26 to Sunday 29 April

An exciting weekend of art, poetry, music and real ale takes place in Preston from Thursday 26 to Sunday 29 April 2012 as part of the North West Visual Arts Open weekends.  A wide range of cultural events and activities, many of them free, are taking place in venues across the city to showcase and promote access to local and international artists and their work.

The main events take place on Saturday 28 April and include an Art Picnic at Avenham Pavilion from 2pm to 5pm where you can chat, draw and make music with artists and studio groups from across the North West. From 12pm The Harris Museum & Art Gallery is running a special series of tours, events and activities including a family-friendly pottery workshop.

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