Links for West End creative change:
Creative West End
Creative West End is a locally rooted partnership comprised of The Exchange Creative Community, West End Million, More Music, Film Morecambe, The ReStore and local residents seeking to build collaboration and driving community-led creative change across the West End.
The Alhambra Theatre
The Alhambra is the grassroots music, theatre, and dance venue at the heart of the West End. Music is programmed by Alhambra Live. Works for the community – and also available for hire for weddings, receptions, meetings and all events. Website link here.
The Community Exchange
The Exchange at www.theexchangecic.co.uk is a growing community business centred around its cafe and workshops in Morecambe’s West End that act to improve creative facilities and opportunities for everyone. They’re working hard to see the people of the West End and surrounding areas recognised for their skills, talents and kindness which have long been underappreciated. The Exchange believes that the arts and creative activity can bring people together with a wide range of positive benefits. The Exchange Creative Community is at 13 West Street, Morecambe LA3 1RB.
More Music is a music and education charity based in the West End of Morecambe, with over 25 years of experience delivering workshops, training, performances and festivals across the district, region and beyond. More Music seeks to build confidence and spirit in individuals and communities through the arts, especially music.
The ReStore is a social enterprise working under the management of the charity West End Impact. THE RE STORE specialises in hand-made crafts and art with an ethos of sustainability.
West End Morecambe – Big Local
West End Morecambe – Big Local (WEM) is a resident-led community partnership working to help improve the West End area of Morecambe through tackling issues which affect the area and working with others to provide a voice for the local community. It is one of 150 similar partnerships across the country who together make up the Big Local programme.
Facebook: regentparkmorecambe – Situated half a mile from the promenade in the West End of Morecambe on Regent Road, the park has received a huge boost by the park’s volunteer group.
Facebook: Friends of Alexandra Square – the residents’ group to catalyse the maintenance and public use of Alexandra Square, West Street, Morecambe, situated three blocks down from the Promenade.