Cumbrian Art project recognised for North West Arts Award

Local digital arts youth programme ‘Art Locates Me’ (ALM) delivered by Inspira, has been recognised for the impact it has made in Cumbria at an Art Awards ceremony in Manchester this week. Will Fisher from Milnthorpe, Cumbria was ask to attend the ceremony at Z-arts on Tuesday to collect the ‘Big Impact Award’ on behalf of ALM. The awards ceremony recognised several arts projects and young individuals from across the North West.

ALM is Inspira’s cutting edge digital art project, working with young people to improve their arts and leadership skills through digital arts. ALM also received a ‘New Settings’ award for taking art to new places including a Chinese takeaway, a ruined castle and Carlisle Cathedral.

Will is currently taking part in National Citizen Service (NCS) a once in a lifetime opportunity for all 16 and 17 tear olds across England. The unique programme run in the Summer, Autumn and Spring, helps participants build skills for work and life, while taking on new challenges and adventures, learning new skills, making friends and contributing to their community.

Inspira is a leader in delivering and managing personal development and career guidance programmes for young people and adults. Inspira manages NCS in Cumbria and Lancashire.


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