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Mid Pennine Arts

Mid Pennine Arts

Charity information

Mid Pennine Arts

Arts + people + places

Founded 1966

  • Mission statement

    We are a driving force for the arts in Pennine Lancashire, recognised nationally for devising and delivering exemplary integrated creative programmes that inspire, surprise and delight. We bring art, people and places together to transform perceptions and change lives.

    We develop our most successful work through partnerships, networks and creative collaborations. Our work is people centred, people friendly, celebrates diversity and promotes equality of opportunity. We embody a spirit of discovery and build a dimension of creative learning into all our projects. We always strive for the best possible creative results and the most ambitious impacts. We aim to break new ground in the content, context and the outcomes of our work.

    Our integrated creative programmes involve visual arts (powerful new work that uses Lancashire as our gallery), creative learning (inspiring activities for young people and adults) and public realm (fostering pride of place, connecting communities and building a new kind of visitor destination).

  • Aims

    Mid Pennine Arts aims to:

    • Increase access to, and the profile of, contemporary arts, by inspiring, surprising and delighting existing and new audiences
    • Make creative learning opportunities available to all, especially young people
    • Strengthen community members physical and mental well being through involving them as leaders, supporters and participants
    • Strengthen sense of place, community pride and identity
    • Contribute to building distinctive cultural destinations
  • Overview

    Established: November 1966

    Registered Charity Number: 1145521

    Board members: 7

    Full time staff: 2

    Part time staff: 5

    Volunteers: 4

    Phone number: 01282 421986

    Address: 1 Neptune Street Weavers' Triangle Burnley BB11 1SF

    View charity accounts on the Charity Commission website