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What does Lytham mean to you? Leafy haven? Ladies what lunch? Shopping mecca or playtime paradise? Lytham Festival, in conjunction with Fylde Borough Council and the Arts Partnership for Fylde, invite you to explore Lytham through different eyes this summer.

Follow the brand new Counterpart trail between 20th July and 14th August to discover new ways of seeing this wonderful coastal town. Pick up a map from the Lytham Festival Hub in Lytham Square to find where twelve specially commissioned art interventions are located around Lytham and get curious about your surroundings. Search each space. Imagine alternative histories. Explore new possibilities. Tour the whole trail in one go or take your time and visit each site separately. Feeling inspired?

Counterpart offers plenty of opportunities for you to get creative too.

Creative Workshops:-

We’re going to be hosting a series of artist-led creative drop-in events in Lytham Library during July and August, so make sure you check back regularly for details of workshop dates and times.

These events will be suitable for all abilities, but children must be accompanied by a participating adult. Gamelan Help us celebrate Lytham Festival weekend by taking part in a Gamelan spectacle produced by partners, MORE Music.

Grab your pots and pans and join us as we lead the community in an entertaining percussion ensemble along the ‘Counterpart’ interventions trail on the 6th and 7th August. Counterpart will be brought to you with the support of Arts Council England and Lancashire County Council.

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