New Advisory Group

Do you think there should be better creative opportunities for young people in Lancashire? Do you want to get involved in deciding what creative projects Blaze delivers? Do you want to develop skills and experience that will support your...

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New Brand

Today we’ve launched our new logo and refreshed brand designed by Millie Davis and a focus group of young people from across Lancashire. We chatted to Millie about her work and the creative process that led to our new...

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Kickstart Placement: Social Media and Marketing Creative

Are you currently unemployed and interested in working in social media?  We’ve signed up to the government’s Kickstart Scheme which funds six month placements for 16 – 24 year olds on universal credit who are at risk of long term unemployment due to the...

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Meet the new Director, Helen Thackray

I’m Helen and I’m the new director of Blaze. I’ve been in post for three months now so it feels like time to introduce myself. I grew up in North Yorkshire. My step dad was a plumber and my...

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The Blaze Community Survey 2021

The Blaze community is made up of the people who participate in our projects, attend our events, follow us on social media, work with us, receive our newsletters and support our work.   Thriving communities recognise that everybody has something unique and valuable to...

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Amplify – Meet Our Final Content Creator

This week, we’re introducing our final young content creator, who are taking forward the work of our youth voice programme, Amplify. Earlier in the year, four musically-minded young people were commissioned to explore four key areas of music education...

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