ARE YOU A MUSICIAN? Join @arts_cumbria for their Music Sect…

ARE YOU A MUSICIAN? Join @arts_cumbria for their Music Sector Get-together: Wednesday 7th June 6.30pm via Zoom An opportunity for anyone professionally engaged in music in Cumbria (whether performing, teaching, organising and more!) to come together, share experiences, identify challenges – and begin to investigate solutions. Facilitated by Jilly Jarman and Dave Camlin. It’s free…

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If you haven’t already, get down to @tbtlake to see Creative…

If you haven’t already, get down to @tbtlake to see Creative Champion and founder of @foldedzine’s Marisa Crane’s latest exhibition ‘Lost’ – open until 11th June! The feeling of ‘lost’ is why Folded was created. Many young people of Cumbria, especially creative young people, are drained away to other places, and those that remain often…

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@aceagrams recently wrote an article as part of Creativity a…

@aceagrams recently wrote an article as part of Creativity and Wellbeing Week (15th-21st May) to share the power creativity has to help us feel better. We’re all aware that taking part in creative activities instantly raises our serotonin levels and makes us feel better, that’s why they launched their Creative Health and Wellbeing plan. It…

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@brewery_arts_kendal’s Summer Sundays are back for 2023! Enj…

@brewery_arts_kendal’s Summer Sundays are back for 2023! Enjoy a drink, live music (and possibly some sunshine!) every Sunday from 30 July – 3 Sept, completely free! Head over to the link in their bio to see which bands they have on throughout the summer. #SummerSundays #LiveMusic #BeerGarden #LiveBands #Perfromance #BreweryArts #livemoredomore

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There’s only two weeks left to visit the Humans of Skipton e…

There’s only two weeks left to visit the Humans of Skipton exhibition, shot by @cravencollege Fine Art and Media students and housed in Skipton Library. The exhibition depicts photographs of eight local people spanning the generations. Open until 9th June. #HumandOfSkipton #Photography #HumansOfNewYork #WatchThisSpace #SkiptonHAZ #CravenCollege #MediaStudents #LiveMoreDoMore #LetsCreate

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Stuck for things to do on the bank holiday weekend? Lakeland…

Stuck for things to do on the bank holiday weekend? Lakeland Arts are hosting the Big Float at @windermerejetty! Using recycled card, tarpaulins and tape, create a single person boat to sail around their course at Windermere Jetty this August Bank Holiday Monday. Part of the Windermere Science Festival partnership with Windermere Jetty Museum, Nick…

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If you live in Skipton and have driven down Broughton Road y…

If you live in Skipton and have driven down Broughton Road you may have noticed a pop of colour hiding in one of the bus shelters near the old school building… @freshperspective have been hard at work again, this time working with children from @selfa_charity drawing unique lines and shapes using their senses to create…

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There’s still plenty of time to visit our Nurturing Creativi…

There’s still plenty of time to visit our Nurturing Creativity X @foldedzine Exhibition in collaboration with @knottedproject and @brewery_arts_kendal! The exhibition will run until 3rd September at Brewery Arts and features exciting work from a range of talented young creatives across the Lakes and Dales. Open Tue – Sat 11am-4pm | Free Entry @aceagrams #NurturingCreativity…

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In October 2021, the York & North Yorkshire Growth Hub funde…

In October 2021, the York & North Yorkshire Growth Hub funded @innovateeducateltd (IELTD) to launch and run its first ‘The Artery Peer Support Programme’ linking with the Creative Careers strand of our Nurturing Creativity project. Having identified a gap in the support landscape, the scheme specifically focused on a network of creatives and micro businesses…

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Last month the new @welcometoskipton website was launched, f…

Last month the new @welcometoskipton website was launched, funded by Skipton High Street Heritage Action Zone with support from Skipton BID, Skipton Town Council, Craven District Council and ourselves. The website is part of a new brand for Skipton and will showcase the huge variety of activities, accommodation, events, shops and culture that Skipton has…

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It might be wet and miserable outside but there’s plenty of …

It might be wet and miserable outside but there’s plenty of summer holiday activities happening at @skiptontownhall! This Thursday they’re bringing the festival vibes to you with a family-friendly silent rave! Put on your favourite summer party outfit and dance the afternoon away with your friends and family. Grab some headphones and choose from different…

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We’re so lucky here in the Lakes and Dales that festival sea…

We’re so lucky here in the Lakes and Dales that festival season doesn’t end in summer! This November we’ve got @kendalmountainfestival to look forward to as there’s plenty going on over the weekend! There’s something for everyone there including speakers, literature, arts, live music, trail running, films plus lots lots more! To view the full…

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Be Inspired by The Folly! @craven_arts_skipton are running …

Be Inspired by The Folly! @craven_arts_skipton are running family-friendly drop in arts and craft sessions at @follycoffeehousesettle on Tuesday 2nd August and Tuesday 16th August, 11am-3pm. In this family drop in session, children will be able to create a piece of art of their own to take home, with a little help from the Craven…

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“That’s my aim all the time, leaving positive marks around t…

“That’s my aim all the time, leaving positive marks around to make the world a better place.” My name is Virpi Kettu. I’m the director and owner of Kettu Studios in Skipton. Kettu Studios is an animation, film and immersive media production company. Animation could be for films, for games, for TV, commercials or online.…

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There are still space left for our PlayWorkInspire business …

There are still space left for our PlayWorkInspire business spa day on 28th July at @skiptontownhall! We are hosting a free business spa day for local businesses and freelancers this summer as part of our ACE funded Nurturing Creativity project. With lots of practical business development and profiling skills to take away, the day will…

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A RECENT STATEMENT FROM @gatewayslive: “Firstly, we would l…

A RECENT STATEMENT FROM @gatewayslive: “Firstly, we would like to say thank you for the support we have kindly received over the⁣ past week. We really appreciate the kind words of encouragement, and it makes it even more disappointing that there won’t be a Festival or Proms event for people to enjoy this weekend. However,…

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This year the Lakes International Comic Arts Festival will b…

This year the Lakes International Comic Arts Festival will be taking place in the beautiful Bowness-On-Windermere from Friday 14th – Sunday 16th October. Their events include live draws, masterclasses, talks, presentations and a chance to get up close to the best comic creators in the world. The first guests to be announced are Jaime Hernandez…

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Exciting news! The Dales Countryside Museum has a new exhibi…

Exciting news! The Dales Countryside Museum has a new exhibition called ‘Give Peat a Chance’ by @yorkshire_peat_partnership (@yorkshirewildlifetrust_ ) highlighting the science and importance of peat bogs. It features a soundscape poem written by Sarah Smout paired with sketches from artist Ann Rutherford and Sarah’s recordings of skylarks and lapwings up on Fleet Moss. Sarah…

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Are you looking for fun summer holiday activities for kids i…

Are you looking for fun summer holiday activities for kids in the Lake District? Every week there are workshops for families at @windermerejetty and @blackwellartsandcrafts There’s a chance to try letterpress printing, build LEGO mosaics, design soundscapes, create collages, do theatre, develop creative writing and make climate protest zines. Part of the ‘Something to Say’…

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