Growing People

Growing People is LeftCoast’s large scale creativity and growing programme designed to get local communities thinking differently about their green spaces while working with artists to explore all that growing, cooking and eating can offer. Over the summer artist collectives Squash Nutrition and Avant Gardening will be working across Blackpool Coastal Housing’s Grange Park and Mereside Estates to develop exciting …

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Art B&B

LeftCoast is looking to acquire one of Blackpool’s 4000 bed and breakfasts to be refurbished as a fully functioning hotel with artist designed rooms, space for talks and small scale performances. Art Bed and Breakfast is an exciting innovation for increasing access to the arts for the people of Blackpool and Wyre by putting creative ideas into the physical infrastructure of …

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Abingdon St. Studios is a brand new initiative to develop much needed artists’ studios in the middle of Blackpool. LeftCoast wants to supporting existing artists and attract new ones to live and work in Blackpool. Artists frequently play a vital role in animating and enlivening our town centres, acting as a catalyst for regeneration. Studios are important both as …

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Promenart

PromenArt is an exciting new pop-up theatre for young people aged 13+, funded by LeftCoast and taking place at The Oracle Blackpool, Monday 28 July-Sunday 3 August. Performance times and locations are as follows: The Grand Theatre Blackpool, Saturday 2nd August at 6.30pm. The Grand Vestibule at the Winter Gardens, Sunday 3rd August at 12.00pm. The Oracle …

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Save Our Stories

Save Our Stories (S.O.S) is a new storytelling and creative writing adventure for Blackpool and Wyre. Inspired by Dave Eggers’ internationally successful story centre in San Francisco, the aim is to create an amazing and magical space for immersive storytelling and creative writing for children, young people, their families, carers and teachers. The S.O.S base …

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