What links the National Gallery, Coleorton and Wordsworth? In 1806, at the invitation of Sir George Beaumont, one of the originators of the National Gallery, William Wordsworth moved from Dove Cottage in Grasmere to Hall Farm. There he helped create Read More ...
Our work is about Tales and Transformations.
Tales: We deal in stories, the stories of people and of places.
Transformations: We transform places, showing them in a new light and uncovering their history. We transform people by bringing them together, inspiring them to be creative, helping them to discover new skills and building confidence by feeding a sense of achievement.
Our work is participatory and involves collaboration. We began in 1985 as a community arts organisation and have worked with and on behalf of a wide range of partner organisations and artists to create tailor made experiences: festivals, events, installations, publications, performances, workshops, digital and on-line content and public art.
Since 2014 we have focussed on creative writing projects, developing writers and publishing.
Mantle Lane Press is our publishing arm, specialising in fiction and factual/historical books.