Join the Friends of Mid Pennine Arts

Since Mid Pennine Arts began in 1966, individuals, groups and companies have supported the work we do.  We began as a members' association and the members contribution was invaluable as were their other forms of support, such as advocating on our behalf and even rolling their sleeves up and volunteering to help when the projects need extra hands. 

Although we are now a charitable limited company the ethos of involving the wider community is still part of what makes Mid Pennine Arts special.  As a charity we need to raise funds for all the wonderful work we do and the contribution our Friends make is invaluable.  As in the past we still need our Friends to spread the good word and occasionally pitch in and help on projects, although that is completely optional!

Looking around our website you can see the we are working hard to meet our mission of bringing art, people and places together to transform perceptions and change lives.  We believe in the transformative power of art and even though we work in some of the poorest communities in the UK, but always strive to deliver ambitious but acessible work. 

Joining the Friends means that you can be part of that ambition and help to support MPA in our continued effort to encourage, develop and promote the arts in Lancashire.

You can use paypal account to join here and now on line.

  •   Concessionary is for students, senior citizens and the unemployed

  •   Joint/family covers two adults at the same address

  •   Non profit group covers all charitable and not for profit organisations

  •   Corporate covers for profit businesses

Members will receive invitations to all MPA events and will be offered discounts on ticketed events.  We will keep you informed about our work with monthly ebulletins.  We aim to encourage an active Friends group and hope in the future to arrange special gatherings for Friends.


Select a category of membership:


Alternatively you can download a Friends membership form here and post or email to us.

Mid Pennine Arts
  • Singing Ringing Tree
  • Preston Greenway
  • Preston Greenway
  • Welcome to West Accrington Handbook
  • Lancashire's Lost Legends
  • Spinning Stories, Swapping Songs
  • Fairhaven Bubbles
  • Araam: Breathing Space Exhibition
  • Taken
  • Dark Satanics Event
  • Halo Launch Event
  • Art of Destination Conference - Visual Minutes
  • Art of Destination Conference - Souvenir
  • Preston Greenway
  • Padiham Greenway Pageant - Parade 1
  • No Match
  • Padiham Greenway Project
  • Halo
  • Spodden Valley Revealed
  • Atom
  • Project Pride Burnley
  • Project Pride Nelson
  • Colourfields
  • Project Pride Accrington
  • Lancaster As It Comes
  • Not Forgotten by Geraldine Pilgrim
  • Fractured Frond
  • Arcazaar
  • Talking Shop Project
  • Ferroterrasaurus
  • Shoe Trail
  • Chila Kumari Burman Banner


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