• Prosper North Cohort

    Prosper North Edition 1: The Rachel Kay-Shuttleworth Textile Collections (Gawthorpe Textiles Collection)

    This charity is a registered museum, based at Gawthorpe Hall in Padiham. 

    They employ their collections for the purposes of research, exhibition, artist collaborations and commissions, creative skills development, formal and informal learning and the promotion of wellbeing.

    Their audience ranges from school children to older adults, spanning outreach services for deprived communities and visitor engagement at…

  • News

    Prosper North Edition 1: Homotopia

    Homotopia is the longest running LGBTQ+ arts festival in the United Kingdom, based in Liverpool.

    It started in 2004, after a grant from Liverpool City Council was given to boost cultural activity ahead of Liverpool’s 2008 European Capital of Culture. Many festival and small professional arts organisations still exist in Liverpool today doing inclusive and…

  • Prosper North Cohort

    Prosper North Edition 1: Cartwheel Arts

    Cartwheel Arts promotes social inclusion, cohesion, diversity, and regeneration through community participation in vibrant, innovative, high-quality arts projects.

    They initiate, and respond to, project opportunities in Greater Manchester, as well as promoting the development of the arts and examples of good practice across the North West.
    Cartwheel work with communities to safeguard their cultural heritage through creative…

  • Forge Edition 1

    Zanara Art

    Zanara Art is an art and design company that specialise in book illustration, educational materials, home décor and clothing design.
    Zanara Art was created by the artist Sabina N – Williams who is currently based in London.
    Her work is inspired by nature, science, alchemy, fantasy and all things magical.
    Some of Zanara Art clients are Smiley Company,…

  • Forge Edition 1

    IMMATTERS

    IMMATTERS is an art direction studio specialised in films and photography based in London and Paris.
    Founded in 2012 by Hélène Combal-Weiss and Yesenia Thibault-Picazo, the studio presents and explains the research and the fabrication processes inherent of different disciplines in the creative industry.
    They work with researchers, designers, craftsmen, trend forecasters, R&D Labs.

    Visit their website, or…

  • Forge Edition 1

    VEVES

    VEVES is a London-based design studio specialising in bespoke furniture for boutique residential projects with a luxe-minimalist style.
    Established in 2017 by 3D Designer Victoria Spencer-Eves, Victoria collaborates with Architects and Interior Designers to create bespoke furniture solutions for their projects and clients.
    Their bespoke commissions range from standalone pieces to full house projects, where the Interior…

  • Forge Edition 1

    Tidy Books

    Tidy Books makes bookcases and other storage designs for kids.
    Tidy Books’ ethos is ‘design for kids that makes sense to kids,’ to encourage kids’ sense of independence. The company was established in 2004 by Geraldine Grandidier who created the first Tidy Books bookcase for her daughter in her violin workshop. Today, Tidy Books retails in…