Lost Stations | Digital Art Programme 2017

Lost Stations | Digital Art Programme 2017

Inspired by the vast network of disused stations and railway lines surrounding Barrow-in-Furness, our year-long Lost Stations programme opened up a world of digital art for the community and Cumbria throughout 2017, featuring a whole host of opportunities to see, experience, and get involved with. Delivered from our dedicated base at Cooke’s Studios, the programme […]

Free Photography Workshop

Free Photography Workshop

Friday 15th December, 10am – 5pm | Signal Film and Media & Barrow Market  Fancy learning how to take better pictures? Come join us to learn and practice new skills with acclaimed photographer Joshua Bilton. During this free, fun and exciting workshop you will find out how to use camera settings, lighting and framing to […]

IN DEFENCE OF INDUSTRY: A LOST STATIONS EXHIBITION

IN DEFENCE OF INDUSTRY: A LOST STATIONS EXHIBITION

LAST WEEK WE HOSTED THE ARTIST TALK AND PRIVATE VIEWING FOR OUR FIRST LOST STATIONS EXHIBITION. THE INSTALLATION TITLED “IN DEFENCE OF INDUSTRY” BY PHOTOGRAPHER FELICITY HAMMOND WAS OPENED LAST THURSDAY 11TH MAY WITH A PACKED OUT EVENT. Felicity was the first guest artist we invited to develop a unique solo exhibition for our Lost Stations programme. We invited […]

Signal Day Out: A Visit to Digital artist RACHEL MACLEAN

Signal Day Out: A Visit to Digital artist RACHEL MACLEAN

Visiting leading digital artist RACHEL MACLEAN at HOME in Manchester. Part of: Our new Oct – Mar season , Art Sat 29 Oct 2016 – Sun 8 Jan 2017 Wot u 🙂 about? presents a major solo exhibition of entirely new work by acclaimed Scottish artist Rachel Maclean, who will represent Scotland at the 2017 Venice Biennale. Curated by Bren O’Callaghan, Visual Art […]

WORDSWORTH: ‘THE TEMPORARY BARROVIAN’

WORDSWORTH: ‘THE TEMPORARY BARROVIAN’

A talk by Catherine Kay from The Wordsworth Trust took place on Wed 19th October at 7pm. This fascinating talk by Catherine Kay looked into William Wordsworth’s time spent at his Uncles’s House (The Clarkes Arms), at Rampside during the summer of 1794. It was during this time in the young poet’s life that significant […]

Filmmaking Workshops For 11-16 Year Olds

Filmmaking Workshops For 11-16 Year Olds

We’re really excited to announce that we’re once again looking to recruit more young people to be part of our weekly filmmaking club beginning in September. For this project we are inviting 11-16 year olds to apply to learn about film whilst also getting the chance to develop leadership skills, their personal resilience, teamwork and communication skills. […]