Forthcoming Events


31st August 2018

Blackburn’s banner heritage – Blog #2 from Artist Jamie Holman

30th August 2018

ARTIST CALL-OUT: The Exchange Blackburn & Super Slow Way

Exciting light commission for Blackburn Cotton Exchange
22nd August 2018

The Return of The Eggman!

Artist Stephen Turner returns for a Heritage Open Day at Finsley Gate Wharf
2nd August 2018

Live The Dream – a blog from artist Jamie Holman

19th July 2018

We’re looking for volunteers!

Volunteers needed for Burnley Canal Festival.
11th July 2018

The Hollins and Super Slow Way win The North West Cultural Education Awards.

11th July 2018

Artist Jamie Holman announced for Politics of Fabric co-commission for Lancashire Encounter 2018 and Fabrications 2019.

21st June 2018

The Hollins & Super Slow Way nominated for The North West Cultural Education Awards

21st June 2018

Colour octa-gone: Liz West’s 3D pointillism is hiding something

Kirsten Geekie and Terri Chen writing for
27th April 2018


Fabrications & Lancashire Encounter co-commission
18th April 2018

Legendary Producer Martyn Ware seeks memories of Tony’s Ballroom

Dancing the night away – Memories, mementoes and music from Tony’s Empress Ballroom, Blackburn sought by musician and producer Martyn Ware for Art in Manufacturing
18th April 2018

Lancashire Makers and memories wanted for the making of a South Asian wedding

Artist Dawinder Bansal calls out to communities to contribute to ‘The Making of a South Asian Wedding’, gathering the traditional, family and community making skills that made food, clothing, decoration and more for a typical 80s celebration
11th April 2018

Arts in Manufacturing Season 2 – Artists Announced

Art in Manufacturing returns with six new artists residencies with manufacturers across Lancashire
3rd April 2018

OK The Musical website now online!

We're very excited to announce the launch of a new website dedicated to O.K. – The Musical and the many people who have contributed to it over the past four years
3rd April 2018

Burnley Canal Festival – Save the date!

2018 Dates – Saturday 25 & Sunday 26 August
3rd April 2018

Liverpool Biennial touring programme coming to Burnley

From November 2018 to March 2020, Liverpool Biennial will tour works from its 10th edition, Beautiful world, where are you? to seven locations including Burnley.
7th February 2018

The Circle and The Square to be shown at the Sydney Biennale

The Circle and The Square, Suzanne Lacy's work made with the residents of Pendle to be shown as part of the Sydney Biennale
22nd November 2017

Beyond Labels: In Young Men’s Shoes: The team bring home the biggest prize of the night at this years Educate Awards 2017