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Professor scoops BBC and Arts Council England commission for Culture

Professor scoops BBC and Arts Council England commission for Culture

A Lancaster University professor has scooped a prestigious, national BBC Arts and Arts Council England (ACE) commission for his work with a university-associated theatre company.

Map your own lockdown – walk, run, pedal, push, map!

Map your own lockdown – walk, run, pedal, push, map!

Artist Louise Ann Wilson is asking residents across Lancaster, Morecambe Bay and the surrounding areas to submit their favourite ‘lockdown’ walks to create a unique artwork for Breathing Space, a Lancaster Arts project.

UK comics creator survey appeal by Comics Laureate

UK comics creator survey appeal by Comics Laureate

The UK’s Comics Laureate, a role sponsored by Lancaster University, has launched a long-planned UK Comics Creator Survey, for everyone making comics in Britain today, aiming to ‘snapshot’ the industry – and use the results to help support it.

How our famous writers helped fashion mountaineering

How our famous writers helped fashion mountaineering

Samuel Taylor Coleridge had an addiction to the thrills of mountain climbing, John Keats scribed a sonnet on top of Ben Nevis and William Wordsworth made an ascent of Helvellyn at 70… Britain’s Romantic poets played a key role in the invention of mountaineering.

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