Programme 2019

03/10/2019 - 03/11/2019 / Church Street

Transform and Escape the Dogs is a series of new works by artist Jamie Holman, celebrating a history of radical gatherings.

03/10/2019 - 03/11/2019 / Gawthorpe Hall

Thread Bearing Witness is a body of three monumental textile pieces exploring the refugee experience across land, sea and sky.

03/10/2019 - 03/11/2019 / Blackburn Cathedral Crypt

This exhibition charts the influence of politics, art and fashion on the most popular clothing item of the 20th century – the T- shirt

26/10/2019 - 27/10/2019 / Elmfield Hall, Gatty Park

This immersive work, made with the community, uses his abandoned dye house, re-imagining the space as it might have been when he was alive.

03/10/2019 - 03/11/2019 / Burnley Mechanics

Photographer Jacqui McCassey photographs the female supporters of Burnley FC observing how they express their identity.

03/10/2019 - 03/11/2019 / Northlight (Brierfield Mill)

A mass exhibition of banners iwhich have long been used as vehicles for personal and collective expression.

Queen Street Mill

Sattar explores contemporary tensions between the Bangladeshi diaspora and the forces of modernity in contemporary Lancashire

03/10/2019 - 28/02/2019 / Towneley Hall Historic House, Art Gallery & Museum

“Mr X Stitch” brings together an international collection of cross stitch artists whose work will change your view of this humble stitch!

Celebrating the trainer and its legacy as an key marker of when the youth of the 80s found cultural expression in one item of clothing.

03/10/2019 - 03/11/2019 / Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery

A new film collaboration between this award winning young film maker and designer Patrick Grant’s social enterprise Community Clothing.

26/10/2019 - 26/10/2019 / Accrington Market Hall

Performers Eggs Collective working in residence at Accrington’s Market Hall, running a clothes stall that trades in conversations not cash.

03/10/2019 - 03/11/2019 / Gawthorpe Hall

A range of contemporary headscarves and hijabs created by women from Burnley’s Asian community and fashion experts at UCLan.