For many young people, creative ideas are often met with a “Yes, but…” Yes and… seeks to provide a positive space for those ideas to be developed.
A floating library of short stories on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal
To Blackburn's Acid House Parties
Renowned Nasheed singer Hussnain Hanif is looking for singers aged 8 to 20 to form a group for a unique multi-cultural collaboration.
Claire Wellesley-Smith works with the local community at Elmfield Hall, and experimented with dyeing techniques that were pioneered at the hall almost 100 years ago.
3rd October - 3rd November 2019
Artists collaborate with industry for a third time as five artists meet five manufacturers for The National Festival of Making’s unpredictable, collaborative art commissioning series
Through out 2018 and 2019 we will be working with Blackburn based artist Jamie Holman on a co-commission with Lancashire Encounters Festival
Join us for FREE family textile workshops inspired by Padiham's world-class Gawthorpe Textiles Collection
An interactive light work for the Cotton Exchange in Blackburn.
A celebration of textiles through the eyes of artists in Pennine Lancashire September 2017
A work by Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, Personal reflections on Partition
Bristol-based artist Marina Moreno spent the academic year with St Silas CE Primary School in Blackburn. She staged creative interventions in the school and worked with the children on photography, dance, drama, drawing, yoga and much more.