Mushroom Concepts Ltd


Scroll down the list below for descriptions of all the projects Mushroom Concepts has been involved in since launching in 2009.  Alternatively, you can view projects by category using the menu on the right =>

If you'd like to know more about any of these projects, or enquire about the possibility of contracting us to run your project, please don't hesitate to get in touch.

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Posted on May 18, 2012 at 8:40 AM

LW400 is a diverse creative programme initiated by Green Close in Melling which explores the heritage of the Lancashire Witches, the 400th anniversary of their trial and execution, and the enduring issue of persecution today.

The project will feature participatory art workshops, talks and exhibitions; original creative responses from a range of artist...

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START-UP BOOTCAMP [Lancaster University]

Posted on March 29, 2012 at 8:55 AM

Start-Up Bootcamp is an event run by Lancashire University Research & Enterprise Services aimed at equipping entrepreneurially-minded students with all the information they need to take the first steps to realising their own business ideas.

Mushroom Concepts provided the opening session for the two-day event, introducing and facilitating students in th...

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TAKEPART [Let's Go Global/Link4Life]

Posted on December 7, 2011 at 7:35 AM

takepart is a collective of arts organisations based in Rochdale Borough. The local arts trust Link4Life is developing a public portal for these arts organisations to help people in the borough to find and participate more easily in their activities.

Mushroom Concepts is supporting this project by working closely with each organisation t...

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iLike, iNeed [Peopleprint Community Media]

Posted on February 28, 2011 at 8:35 AM

iLike, iNeed is an ambitious multi-partner digital inclusion project, funded by Nominet Trust and delivered by Peopleprint Community Media across the borough of Rochdale.

iLike seeks to help people who've never used the Internet before online by building confidence, developing basic web skills and tapping into their personal motivation, b...

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PUT A PLUG IN IT [Ludus Dance/Wigan Leisure & Culture Trust]

Posted on November 10, 2010 at 11:00 AM

Put A Plug In It is an intergenerational dance and technology project, commissioned by Wigan Leisure & Culture Trust and delivered by Ludus Dance and Mushroom Concepts.

Our role is to build the project website and ensure that all the participants - both young and old - feel confident in using it to document their experiences throughout th...

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Posted on November 9, 2010 at 7:30 PM

Making it Happen in the Arts (or MIHITA as it is fondly referered to) is a creative enterprise programme run by Lancaster University's Grow Creative.

Mushroom Concepts will be facilitating the session on Marketing for Creatives.  

MIHIITA has been designed for individuals and groups of students who are interested in pursuing t...

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DARKSTAR [The Storey/Lancaster Music Festival]

Posted on October 9, 2010 at 9:00 PM

As hosts for Lancaster Music Festival's afterparty event, Mushroom Concepts teamed up with 44 Promotions to present a late-night dubstep/electronica gig.

Headliners, Darkstar, have already been mooted as contenders for the 2011 Mercury Music Prize, and received considerable support from The Guardian - more

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SOUNDBYTES [The Storey/Lancaster Music Festival]

Posted on October 9, 2010 at 1:00 PM

As part of Lancaster Music Festival, Mushroom Concepts partnered with Creative Lancashire to present Soundbytes at The Storey.

This was a panel discussion focussing on issues faced by those working, or aspiring to work in, the live music sector.  

The panel, which was facilitated by journalist and musician, John Robb, f...

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Posted on September 11, 2010 at 7:30 PM

The electrifying new triple bill by Ludus Dance and Nuffield Theatre Lancaster.

At times hilarious, at times heart wrenching, CONSEQUENCES is the new dance theatre spectacle by Ludus Dance.

A co-production by Ludus Dance and Nuffield Theatre Lancaster, CONSEQUENCES features the work of three of the nation's...

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GALLOPS [The Storey]

Posted on January 30, 2010 at 7:00 PM

Mushroom Concepts presents an evening of post-rock/electronica, featuring:


GALLOPS (Wrexham) - "Impossible to sum up in a soundbite. Their music is too fresh, compulsive and inventive. It's cyborg soul music." - more here 

SHMOO (Manchester) - "Br...

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