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A Great Year for MPA

A Great Year for MPA

What we did in 2015/16

Mid Pennine Arts

MPA brings art, people and places together.

We commission ambitious, original work that is unique to some very special places and connects directly with people.

MPA projects challenge artists, enrich our communities and sometimes change lives.

Our projects examine what is unique about our area, our heritage and our communities.

MPA is the commissioning agency based in Pennine Lancashire and developing projects across Lancashire and beyond. We commission high quality creative work through a variety of collaborations and in response to the distinctive contexts of our natural, built and social environments. Our projects examine what is unique about our area, our heritage and our communities. We aim to originate exciting creative work that has lasting impact for participants, audiences and our project partners.


Nick's in Carlisle today meeting up with some of the artists thinking of applying for this commission. Apparently...
RT @arestlessart: Thanks @teamMPA for putting 50 years of arts archive online - invaluable history of #community based #arts…
RT @bexxym40: This looks great!!! Well done to all - I know it's been hard work but I also know how much fun you've all had doing it! http…
Wow, almost 1,000 page views on our new website since yesterday. We do hope you're enjoying looking through our...
RT @JJRadioRadio: Have you been involved in the many fab arts events organised by #Lancashire #MidPennineArts? Contact @nickhunt from @team
It's great to see that lots of you are looking at our new website. You may have noticed that we have a few first...