Read the latest edition of By Skill & Hard Work - the reinvention issue
The latest edition of By Skill & Hard Work is out now celebrating the talented people of Blackburn.
Dr Claire Bolton spoke to us about the Hart collection at Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery
Paul Nataraj's new blog titled 'Blackburn's Musical Heritage' see's him interview locals who reflect on Blackburn's musical past.
Last weekend the abandoned Holy Trinity Church came alive as the day-long festival 'Confessional' took place!
Since its opening in 1874, Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery has collected a wide range of treasures from local wealthy men who worked within the cotton trade.
For last weekends Festival of Making taster, four talented local illustrators where asked to design a busking station.
Read all about how Stephie Jessop won Fabricate!
This 'How To' issue features lots of step to step guides on a range of creative crafts and hobbies - from baking a loaf of bread, to taking a photograph.
Former B.I.O intern Sophie takes the next steps in her career.
Holly Nicholson, finds a spiritual calm in the heart of Blackburn Town Centre
After the success of Cotton to Gold is it time to look again at out cultural inheritance?
Alexandra Gallagher has designed a collection of t-shirts for a US clothing brand!
Think Dragons Den meets Master Chef and you've got a handle on Hallouminate.
This weekend (May 15 & 16) Blackburn's very own Print festival took place inside The Bureau - inviting the public to browse, enjoy and get inspired by its Exhibition and Print Fair.
On Saturday March 7 2015, Gypsy Carrot Productions choreographed a flamboyant range of DJs, performers and artists to bring an 18th century gothic church to life for a night time extravaganza
Congratulations to Alex Wareing who has been awarded funding for Blackburn Printfest through O2's 'Think Big Project'.
Electronics newbie Faye Adams gets an introduction to the Shrimp microcomputer at Pixel Lust II
In May, Blackburn will invite an array of artists from around the country to take part in its very own Print Festival
Street artist Hayley Welsh returns to her hometown.
We are now on Bloglovin. Making it easier for you to find our blog posts.
Papergirl is a community street art project originating in Berlin in 2006, which is now being produced in Blackburn.
Here is your live blog for September's First Thursday which has a festival vibe as we prepare for the Blackburn Festival in two days time.
By Skill and Hard Work celebrates the creative talents of people who live, work or play in Blackburn.
Papergirl Blackburn is now open for submissions (the deadline is 24th October 2014).
Alan Gosling, is passionate about bringing traditional businesses back into the heart of Blackburn town centre
It's First Thursday and we are running our live blog again to bring you all the action from each event.
Drink and Draw is promoted as an alternative Drawing Class where anyone - from beginners to professional artists - can come together to have fun drawing. Each session includes alternative model(s) or theme to draw, performances, competitions and games.
Blackburn Is Open is hosting a free creative workshop and exhibition based around graphic communication, illustration and animation run by the BA (Hons) Students and Staff from Blackburn University.
It is important to ensure that Blackburn is Open events are all-inclusive for the residents of the town. After all, that is how Blackburn will rediscover its town centre mojo.
The Blackburn Is Open First Thursday event for June 2014 is our Street Party being held on Town Hall Square right in the middle of the town centre. We will have mini-video updates, photographs and stories as they happen so stay tuned.
It's just over a week since the preview night for my first solo exhibition in my home town of Blackburn.
Something ‘outside of the norm’ is what Krosl are promising shoppers
A guest blog written by Jack and Sam from WEAVE
Guest post by Nicola Hebson on her first 3 weeks in her new shop
Guest blog by Alex Martindale, curator of Pixel Lust
Blackburn is set to come alive with creativity this week
‘Curiosity Shop’ set to be unveiled on March 6
Creating a digital quilt with help from an award winning Phd student
Emma Reay scores a commission with a popular fashion magazine
Events full of film, fashion and food offers
Blackburn is Open is looking for interesting, creative and passionate people
Nicola Hebson is running a new set of Taxidermy beginners classes.
Thursday lates offers great shopping and much more.
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