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Sick of Being Normal

Sick of Being Normal

A Fantastic Night!


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A First for the Festival

A First for the Festival

Burnley Canal Festival wins national award

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.


RT @TextileBiennial: Bring your photos to @BlackburnMarket to add to our #Blackburn parties archive on Fri 6th March. Read more: https://t.…
@kkir Hi Jamie - you can still see the exhibition until end of February and pick up a copy of the publication see o…
Come on MPA supporters, we can't give up! If you're shopping in Tescos you know what to do😃
@InSitu_1 @lancspublib Paul - glad you enjoyed it. Is it okay for us to use your pics to promote the exhib?