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Autumn2020

Hit the North

Spot On’s first digital arts commission.

Is accent and dialect relevant to the identity of 21st century Lancashire? Does language, dialect and accent matter when we are a county synonymous with diversity and multiculturalism?

We commissioned Lancashire artist, Matt Wilkinson to travel the length and breadth of Lancashire via public transport creating poetry inspired by the people he met and places he visited. His short film records and celebrates the voices and dialects of our great land.

Hit The North spent the Autumn popping up in Spot On venues and was shown across Lancashire’s library network on Lancashire Day. It is now available for all here.

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