Autumn 2018

Spot On Lancashire is a strategic, grassroots arts service run by people who love to support volunteers in isolated communities and in urban library settings because we are passionate about audiences and believe they deserve a great night out on their doorstep. We support people to promote professional theatre, dance, music and children’s shows in their community venues for everyone to enjoy.

Our 105 promoters love live arts events, and in turn they enable professional companies to meet new audiences, reach the corners other arts services cannot reach and sustain their local community and its economy. Together we aim to enable people to be no further than 5 miles from one of our events and we know our audiences are local, loyal and love what we do.

Think of us as a local theatre in many places, offering “pop -up” nights out run by your community, for you.

The service is supported with government investment by Arts Council England, additional financial support from Lancashire County Council and four local authorities.

“It’s like being part of a secret club. Once you’ve seen a professional show in a Spot On venue for the first time you’ll wonder why (and how) you didn’t get involved earlier.”

Forthcoming Events

Common Lore

Stute Theatre

Wed 17 October 18
Heysham Library

Fri 19 October 18
Garstang Library

Sat 20 October 18
The Bureau, Blackburn

  • music
  • storytelling
  • theatre

The Haunted Man

Kindred Theatre

Fri 19 October 18
St Peters Church Hall, Simonstone

Sat 20 October 18
Dunsop Bridge Village Hall

Sun 21 October 18
The Boat House, Fairhaven Lake

  • theatre

Songs Across The Pond

David Gibb & Brady Rymer

Tue 23 October 18
Ormskirk Library

Fri 26 October 18
Rawtenstall Library

Sat 27 October 18
Lostock Hall Library

  • children
  • family
  • music
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