Barra Culture

Using culture to transform community engagement and create a lasting arts infrastructure.
My Barrow
My Barrow
Photo: Gracie Rawlings

Where: Barrow-in-Furness
With: Women's Community Matters (Lead partner), Barrow Borough Council, Cumbria County Council Library and Archives, Brathay Trust, Barrow Arts Group (Consortium partners)

Barra Culture is a once-in-a-generation programme using culture to transform community engagement and decision-making as well as creating a lasting arts infrastructure in the town of Barrow-in-Furness. The project will focus on creating new collaborations, deliver large-scale commissions and embedded residencies, initiate a vast range of community-led grassroots activity and stage a huge celebration festival in 2023.

You can find up to date information on our Barra Culture Facebook page.

Barra' Culture is a new Creative People and Places project, funded from November 2019.