From Feb 2017 to Feb 2019, Artistic Director Sue Flowers led the successful delivery of the Whittingham Lives arts and heritage project, a programme that explored the history of a former Mental Health Asylum in Preston and the role that this history plays in the world today.
Post project, Sue worked for Lancashire Care Foundation Trust to ensure that the project left a legacy of arts and heritage recovery-based work for the communities of Lancashire.
Due to their own lived experiences of healthcare services, both directors are passionate about the role of the arts in enabling service user voice and advocating for positive change within services.
Project Partners: Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust, The Harris Museum, Art Gallery & Library, Lancashire Archives, Lancashire County Museum Service, Music & The Mind, University of Central Lancashire.
Asylum Magazine Article (Vol 26, No 3) Autumn 2019 – https://asylummagazine.org/2019/09/asylum-26-3-autumn-2019/