ICT Tender for LeftCoast

LeftCoast is an arts organisation based in Blackpool. We were established with Arts Council England funding in 2013 as part of the UK’s Creative People and Places Programme. To this end, our Founder/Host organisation is Blackpool Coastal Housing that continues to provide us with HR, Finance and ICT support. However, in November 2019, we are …

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New Queers on The Block is back in Blackpool! Friday 8 November, 9.00pm £7.50 Following on from a hugely successful visit last year, New Queers on the Block are partnering with LeftCoast and the brand-new venue in town – Art B&B – to present both local and internationally successful LGBTQ+ artists. Come and see our first event hosted at Art B&B – …

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Wave-Field

Wave-Field by Lateral Office and CS Design, music by Mitchell Akiyama 23 – 26 October 2019 6.00pm -10.30pm St John’s Square Wave-Field is a series of eight giant see saws that light up and make music as you bounce. This magical piece has been brought from Canada by LeftCoast and Lightpool to bring a playground …

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Both the LeftCoast Board and the LeftCoast team are genuinely saddened by the messages and comments on Twitter and Facebook over the weekend about Painting the Town. There are two sides to every story. Some of the things that have been said about the organisation in the last few days are legitimately unfair and untrue. …

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Painting the Town

An innovative new commercial partnership project is aiming to revitalise Blackpool and reinvigorate its community by painting the town in a specially created range of colours inspired by resident stories and memories of the resort. LeftCoast, in partnership with Johnstone’s Paint, has created a range of decorative paint colours called ‘Painting the Town’. The range has …

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Real Estate 2, Artist Brief

We are seeking applications from artists who work in a socially responsive way who would be interested in relocating to Blackpool or Fleetwood for a long term live/work artist residency on two local housing estates. This brief is for the second phase of our long term live/work residencies. We have had two artists undertaking residencies …

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