Wyre Council is bringing an innovative arts and entertainment event to Marine Gardens later this month.
Sanctuary Space will arrive in the form of a huge marque outside Marine Hall and will host four days of special events.
From Wednesday 10 November until Saturday 13 November people can come along and enjoy creative workshops, exhibitions and entertainment. There’s something for everyone to enjoy from live entertainment to art displays and hands on creative sessions - there’s even a family dance and chill disco on the final day – perfect for toddlers and Wyre’s youngest residents.
Councillor Lynne Bowen, Portfolio Holder for Leisure, Health and Community Engagement at Wyre Council explains, “The last 18 months have been difficult for everyone. As we start to look towards recovering from the pandemic we wanted to create a space where people can come together to reflect on difficult times, but also to look to the future with positivity.
“Whilst we still have to be mindful of Covid, it is nice to be able to plan this kind of event after such a long time. Sanctuary space will be a showcase of local talent, for local people to enjoy. Do come along, all the events are free but check our website as some do need to be booked.”
The marquee will be divided into three specific parts:
The Art and Support Zone –an area at the entrance hosting local support services, creative workshops by local artists involved in the Wyre Creatives network. There will also be refreshments, served by the wonderful staff from Marine Hall and a soft space relaxation area for those who just want to chill.
The Sanctuary Street Exhibition Zone - A multi-sensory immersive exhibition which is the culmination of design work on old doors from Regenda and M and Y Construction, carried out in coastal communities.
The Sanctuary Stage Zone – A small auditorium which will be a platform for live entertainment.
For full breakdown of what’s on and to book tickets go to www.wyre.gov.uk/sanctuaryspace