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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Let’s Ramble On about Something in Common! Join @jessica.em…

Let’s Ramble On about Something in Common! Join @jessica.emsley.artist on the Saturday, 23 July at @blackwellartsandcrafts, for an artist-led 5K walk with opportunities to sketch, photograph and chat about landownership, and the right to ramble, in response to the @jamesfoxtextileartist exhibition ‘Something in Common’. Book now – bit.ly/jessica-emsley #WhoOwnsEnglands #Ramble #Blackwell #Cumbria #LakeDistrict #Cumbria

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Our summer newsletter is out now! If you’re already subscrib…

Our summer newsletter is out now! If you’re already subscribed there should be an email in your inbox but if not, head over to the link in our bio to read all about the upcoming business spa day ‘PlayWorkInspire’, our festival round up, Fresh Perspective’s murals plus plenty more! #Newsletter #SummerNewsletter #LakesAndDales #News #CreativeNews #PlayWorkInspire…

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@42degreesfestival starts today and it looks like it’s going…

@42degreesfestival starts today and it looks like it’s going to be a beautiful weekend again! They’ve got a great line-up with plenty of fabulous musicians and performers as well as a range of different activities over the weekend to keep you all entertained. We hope you all have a wonderful weekend! ☀ #42Degrees #42DegreesFestival #LetsCreate…

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Today is the opening of our Nurturing Creativity X Folded Zi…

Today is the opening of our Nurturing Creativity X Folded Zine exhibition takeover at @brewery_arts_kendal! Artists from our micro-commissions as well as the @foldedzine team and @knottedproject will be displaying their work in the Foyer and Sugar Store galleries through until 3rd September. We’re very excited to show you what they’ve all been working on!…

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Calling all businesses! Innovate Educate, GPLD’s business re…

Calling all businesses! Innovate Educate, GPLD’s business relation consultants are running a free business spa day ‘PlayWorkInspire’ on Thursday 28th July at @skiptontownhall! The Business Spa day is a chance to refresh how you feel about your business. The day will be fun, full of creative activity, with opportunities to really focus on your business…

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@yarndale is 10 this year! How many have you been to? We’re…

@yarndale is 10 this year! How many have you been to? We’re looking forward to welcoming the wonderfully woolley festival back to Skipton this year and seeing all the lovely traders with all their knitted creations. Tickets available at www.yarndale.co.uk. #SkiptonFestival #Yarndale #WoolFestival #LetsCreate #LiveMoreDoMore

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Members of the public and residents of Kendal are invited to…

Members of the public and residents of Kendal are invited to join South Lakeland District Council at Kendal Town Hall on Friday 8th July to find out about the progress of Kendal Vision. 10am-3pm, presentations at 11am. Read the full story here: www.southlakeland.gov.uk/news/special-event-to-provide-update-on-kendal-vision-progress/ #KendalVision #Kendal #SLDC #CulturalVision #SouthLakeland #LiveMoreDoMore #KendalFutures @kendal_bid

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