Artist Hub

Creative Network

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A free monthly get together for creative independents, freelancers and staff from local organisations, aiming to test ideas and build a network of creative practice.

Spaces & Hires

The Old Electric has spaces from large to small and they’re all available to hire. Whether you need a place to meet, rehearse, perform or make, we’re sure you’ll find it here.


Man wearing a pig mask holding his arms out to either side - image by CJGriffiths Photography

The Old Electric aims to provide development opportunities and paid commissions for artists who live, work or study in Blackpool and on the Fylde Coast.


Collaborate has been designed to support emerging to early career creatives, with an interest in working as a professional artist or advancing their professional performance or theatre-making careers in Blackpool.