CACN is a network for arts and cultural organisations and individual creative practitioners based in, or connected to, Cumbria.

Our mission is to connect, empower, champion and extend arts and cultural provision within the region and beyond.

Current opportunities

29 November 2021 in Opportunities

Job Opportunity at Lakeland Arts – Head of Development: Deadline 04/01/22

Head of Development Salary: £38,000 – £40,000 per annum depending on experience Location: All Lakeland Arts sites including hybrid working Reporting to: Chief Executive Officer Term: Permanent, full time working…
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Quarterly Meeting

Our last Quarterly Meeting on: 'The Art of Saving the Planet: how can the culture sector in Cumbria drive the low carbon transition we all need to see?' took place on Oct 8, 2021

Friday Conversations

Friday Conversations are weekly zoom calls held from 0930 to 1030. They enable Cumbrian artists, creatives and cultural organisations to connect, share ideas and help each other grow. Contact us if you’d like to contribute.

Coming up on Friday Zoom Conversations…

03/12/21 – Caroline Howsley, CEO Cumbria Deaf Association on disability and the arts
10/12/21 – John Moffat from the National Trust – on a major partnership with the V&A about Beatrix Potter for 2022
17/12/21 – Our Christmas special call – details to follow!
07/01/22The Knotted Project on their new 2 year project for young Cumbrians, the Forge Festival.
14/01/22Colette Conroy, Director of the Inst of the Arts, Uni of Cumbria
21/01/22 – Clare McDade from the Skylark Project

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CACN website Image Credits

Home (except image carousel) Mission & Press Enquiries Pages:
Great Place Lakes & Dales; Pete Carr | Somewhere Nowhere; Rob Fraser

Image Carousel:
Green Croft Arts; Kit Haigh | Art Gene; Hannah Brackston, Maddi Nicholson, Stuart Bastik | Studio Morland; Callum Latimer | Ronan Sherry | Sophie Martin | Fliss Watts | Jess Levine | Mark Griffiths | Emma J Lock | Folded Zine; Bethan Thorsby, Yves Leather | BlueJam Arts | Marisa Crane | Jo Clayton | Jane Firth | Catriona Archibald | Linden Print Studio; Vega Brennan | Margaret Shaw | Polly Marix Evans | Lynn Evans | Grizedale Forest: Gerry Judah Bengal Series/Birgit Oigus; Tony West/Amelia Harvey | Maggi Toner-Edgar | Ammie Thorne | Signal Film & Media | Prism Arts | Julie Jackson | Somewhere Nowhere; Rob Fraser | Ragged Edge Productions; Stefan Escreet, Dave Charnley | Simon Whalley | Richard Foster: Steve Messam – Paper Bridge | StagedRight Productions