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Conversations in Creativity: BOB North Debate - Collaboration

The debate will explore the benefits and perils of collaborating with other British / Overseas designers / manufacturers and the often unsung partnerships that have been formed ...

Time & Date: 4pm, Friday 11th March to Thursday 11th February

Conversations in Creativity: BOB North Debate – Collaboration
n association with Made in Britain

For Best of Britannia (BOB) North we present the second in a series of special Conversation in Creativity events exploring the benefits and perils of collaborating (in all its forms), with other British or overseas designers, manufacturers and institutions

The event will also provide insight into the often unsung partnerships that are formed and the irony that the British consumer is blissfully unaware that much of the bespoke work produced for the likes of Prada, Gucci etc. are made right here in the UK.

Our panel includes Charles Hadcock (leading contemporary sculptor, entrepreneur and Chairman of Creative Lancashire), John Pearce (Chief Exec Made in Britain), Beverley Lamey (Principal Lecturer in the School of Art, Design and Fashion - University of Central Lancashire), Stephen Hume (Director - Linn Audio) and Denise Pearson (Director of Lancashire luxury leather goods brand Deni-Deni) - hosted by Anthony Wallis (Co-Director, Best of Britannia).

POWWOW: Creative Social Networking:
in association with Linn Lounge
Following the conversation in Creativity debate (Fri 11 March), you are also invited to attend POWWOW (6-8pm) - Drinks reception and social networking event presented by Creative Lancashire in association with Linn Lounge -
Complimentary drinks, food & networking.
6-8pm – Friday 11th March: The BOB Social Club (bar open until late)

Linn Lounge presents David Bowie:
An opportunity to listen to the incredible hits of this legendary musical chameleon in the highest quality available – played on a top of the range Linn music system in Studio Master.

Delegates are also invited to visit the Best of Britannia exhibition - a unique celebration of British brands designed and manufactured across the North of England, an important networking opportunity and an amazing retail experience (exhibition open until 8pm).


To confirm your place please complete the form on the right hand side of this page. Registration also includes entry to the main Best of Britannia exhibition.

Other Creative Lancashire Events at BOB North 2016

Conversations in Creativity: Bowie – The Very Best of Britannia
We bring together a panel of cultural commentators, creatives and designers to examine to what degree creativity defines what Britain represents to the rest of the world and Bowie's legacy for the creative industries today. Hosted by Dave Haslam & introduced by Wayne Hemingway.
Thursday 10 March, 6-8pm - Harris Museum & Art Gallery, Preston.
More Information

A selection of specially created Bowie inspired artwork by Lancashire based artists, illustrators, graphic designers and agencies will be exhibited in the Derwent Gallery at BOB.

Download 'creative_lancashire_at_bob_north_2016.pdf'


Historic Post Office Building
Flag Market


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