Antonia Charlesworth Stack is a journalist and editor from Blackpool. She was deputy editor of Big Issue North magazine and is editor of Blackpool Social Club. Antonia is also the founder of Reclaim Blackpool, a women's safety campaign that began life as an article she wrote for Blackpool Social Club. She's a contributing author to the Lancashire Stories anthology with her story about a Blackpool performer, The Call of The Sea. The book is available for free in libraries across the county.
The Grundy launches the prestigious New Contemporaries 2023 exhibition which includes 55 exhibiting artists selected by internationally-renowned artists through an open call that received over 1,900 entries. The artworks will be presented thematically within the Grundy’s gallery spaces. A variety of supporting events will also be open to the public including artist talks and workshops.
The Grundy at Lightpool
Start date: 20 Oct 2023
End date: 16 Dec 2023
Location: The Grundy
art | exhibition
Work by internationally recognised artists, Laura Daly, Shezad Dawood, and RA Walden presented onsite at the Grundy and offsite via Augmented Reality. These neon and new media works explore time, tides and the site of lost bandstands. Shezad Dawood and RA Walden are presented as part of Hybrid Futures. Laura Daly is presented in collaboration with The University of Salford Art Collection.
HiveArts Winter Collective Art Exhibition
Start date: 17 Nov 2023
End date: 25 Jan 2024
Location: Hive Alternative Gallery
art | community
An exhibition, spanning two expansive floors, is a celebration of artistic expression and diversity with an eclectic mix of art forms and genres on display. Much of the art, created by local artists on the theme of winter, is available to buy.