Live Programmes

Creative Support - Surgeries


Book a LeftCoast Surgery if you are an artist or creative looking for professional development support or just want to talk about your creative ideas and how to put them into action.  We can offer advice on how to apply for funding and build the right network of contacts to get your projects underway.

Creative Support - Express


LeftCoast Express is a self-directed learning programme for artists, creative producers, curators and programmers living in Blackpool and Wyre aimed at developing their leadership skills in the arts. LeftCoast Express 7 applications are now open until Monday 27 May 2019.

Archived Programmes

Future Popular May 2017


Future Popular was an opportunity for artists, arts organisations, producers and existing or new collectives based in Blackpool and Wyre, to contribute to LeftCoast’s ambition to find new audiences and explore the space between entertainment/popular culture and art in order to find out what is… the Future Popular.  Applications are currently closed for this programme.

Creative Support Golden Section


Golden Section was LeftCoast’s programme of creative conversations where visiting artists, creatives or generally extraordinary people were invited to town to give a chance to hear about how they got where they are today. This programme is currently completed for the time being – watch this space for a new programme of creativity in Art B&B.

Creative Support - Studio


LeftCoast Studio was an artist development programme, which created connections between local creative talent and LeftCoast’s commissioned arts organisations, production teams and all the creative professionals that deliver our creative programme. This programme is currently closed but we still encourage our commissioned artists to provide opportunities wherever possible for local aspiring creatives to shadow their work.

Creative Support Academy


LeftCoast Academy was a programme of professional creative practice workshops – designed to support the needs of local makers, artists and generally creative folk, by giving them the fundamental building blocks upon which to build a solid professional future.