Since the lockdown we have been very busy at Lancaster Arts! We’ve reflected on how we, together with artists, can best contribute to these very hard times and have been looking at imaginative ways of enabling artists to ease isolation and disconnectedness. Each strand of our Breathing Space programme (listed below) is designed to help people connect with each other and at the same time, support the freelance artistic community in the northwest.
Calling creatives and writers in the Lancaster district – submissions are now open for our September scratch night, Stepping Out!
As we look to the future, it’ll be a night for all those who love theatre, performance and the spoken word to come together.
Digital Dukes – Creative Homework commissions
REMOTE WORK is an open call commissioning opportunity for artists based in North West England to create work for a group exhibition to be held at Grundy Art Gallery in the future.
Our friends at The Creative West End in Morecambe seem to be as busy as ever during the Covid-19 lock down. They have a range of creative activities and commission opportunities for us all to engage in.
imitating the dog to stream online acclaimed production of Night of The Living Dead™ – Remix and selection of work from the last 20 years. In response to the COVID -19 restrictions, imitating the dog, one of the UK’s most
a-n The Artists Information Company is offering bursaries of £500 – £1,500 to help support those whose livelihoods have been impacted by Coronavirus Covid-19. Time Space Money is an emergency response fund to support artists and arts organisers to enable them to continue their professional practice at this critical time.
LAP Chair Jocelyn Cunningham talking on BBC Radio Lancashire about how local arts organisations are responding and working together during lockdown.
During this current troubling period of the coronavirus lockdown, many of you will be looking for ways to express yourselves creatively within your communities during isolation, At Arts City, we will attempt to pass on as many opportunities for artists (commissions, funding opportunities, online performance/exhibitions etc) as we can. Here’s a few recent ones…
The Arts Council (England) have published a page of FAQs on their public-facing website to help manage the high volume of queries from grant holders and applicants.