Forthcoming Events


10th October 2018

Volunteers needed for Thompson Park project

20th September 2018

Jamie Holman’s Live the Dream banner at Lancashire Encounters this weekend.

18th September 2018

Local Colour from artist Claire Wellesley-Smith

18th September 2018

Seeking participants for new project in Thompson Park!

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