Creative Prestonians urged to join workshops to help city’s arts and events scene

Posted on - 25th April, 2019 - 7:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Arts, Business, City Centre, Preston City Centre, Preston News, What's On in Preston
A previous Social Action Lab workshop
A previous Social Action Lab workshop

Throughout late April and May a series of creative workshops are being held in the city.


The People’s Production Lab in Guildhall Street is the venue for the Social Action Lab.

If you work in the creative industries the workshops are designed to help you learn more about creative projects through to developing fund writing bids and putting on large-scale events.

Sally Dyer, from the PPL team, said: “If you are interested in social action, events, working with communities, or similar areas and would like the opportunity to develop your own project, or work towards a project that is already on the move, then the Social Action Lab is where you will be given the opportunity to develop a raft of skills around creating projects which can work for the social good alongside creating fantastic, engaging, and ambitious audience or participant based experiences which utilise your passion and practice have the potential to impact globally.”

The workshops run on Monday (29 April) from 5.30pm to 7.30pm, Thursday 2 May from 5pm to 8pm, Thursday 9 May from 6pm to 8pm, Monday 13 May from 5pm to 8pm, Thursday 16 May from 5.30pm to 7.30pm and on Monday 20 May from 5.30pm to 7.30pm.

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Each workshop costs £12 and places can be booked via Eventbrite.

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