The Leeds & Liverpool Canal powered the Industrial Revolution
in Pennine Lancashire.

200 years on from the canal’s birth we want to stage a new creative revolution, this time powered by art and people.


Super Slow Way Annual Report 2016

2016 was an extraordinary year for Super Slow Way. Read our annual report to find out more about the creative revolution in Pennine Lancashire.

Art in Manufacturing resident artists revealed

We are delighted to announce the nine artists who will be taking up residence in local industry as part of the Art in Manufacturing project - part of our commission with the National Festival of Making.


‘We don’t want this to get lost’ – Nelson’s ‘Banner Women’ working with Zaneb Khatun

Dry stone walls, socialism and social conscience, history of strong women, rain, music. This is what Pendle means to the 'Banner Women' of Nelson. Elena Adorni talks about their project with artist Zaneb Khatun.

Broadside Balladress Jen Reid on Hugging the Canal

Jennifer Reid talks about singing for her supper as she and Simon Woolham walked from Leeds to Liverpool along the canal to celebrate its bicentenary in 2016.
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