25th January 2017
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.
25th November 2016
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.
25th November 2016
As 2016 is coming to a close and winter is drawing in, we are saying goodbye to some of our most cherished projects that we have seen grow and develop throughout the year - and what a year it has been!
27th September 2016
Elena Adorni, our Community Commissions Assistant, who has recently moved to Pendle, worked with filmmaker Graham Kay to interview over 50 people from the community for Suzanne Lacy's major project, Shapes of Water, Sounds of Hope. Here she shares her reflections on the time she has spent in the mill and with the people who are so connected to it.
16th September 2016
29th July 2016
Artist Jean McEwan shares her beautiful reflections on her time working with Circle of Friends.
20th July 2016
From a two-day workshop, bringing local poets' words to life, to a stunning performance from Lemn Sissay, Love & Etiquette Founder Rizwan Iqbal discusses the wonderful start to Kinara Festival.
6th July 2016
Artist Harriet Lawton has been working with the people of Padiham to create a series of labels inspired by their stories and the Gawthorpe Textile Collection.
23rd June 2016
Community Coordinator Ruth Shorrock shares her experience of the Solstice celebrations with artist Stephen Turner and people of the Burnley Wood Community.
21st June 2016
Sound artist Najia Bagi shares some insights from her time working with young people at Nightsafe in Blackburn.
18th May 2016
Super Slow Way partnered with Love & Etiquette to bring an incredible night of Spanish Flamenco and Sufi Qawwali to Burnley Mechanics Theatre in a unique exchange of music and culture. Founder of Love & Etiquette Rizwan Iqbal talks about the night in a guest blog post.
16th May 2016
On April 29th, despite blizzards, wind and cold, people came out to Sandygate Mill in Burnley to celebrate the Super Slow Way Programme Launch 2016.
29th April 2016
Lee, Louie and Mark, our resident artists working at the Pavilion Cafe in Nelson, give their first impressions of the park and its people.
10th March 2016
Super Slow Way community coordinator Ruth Shorrock joined Jean Mcewan and her group Circle of Friends in one of their weekly sessions yesterday in a walk around Blackburn
8th March 2016
An auspicious day to begin our blog, as idle women launch their newly built floating arts centre on International Womens’ Day