Something's Brewing is the working title for Preston’s collaborative approach to developing a 12-year cultural strategy for the City.

It is being driven and shaped by the Preston creative community with the support of the Cultural Framework Board. For more information about Something’s Brewing, or to express an interest in getting involved email: shirley.bailey@curiousminds.org.uk.


Preston’s Cultural Framework Board was set up to oversee and support the delivery of the city’s Cultural Framework. It brings together strategic cultural partners from across the city with practicing artists. The membership of the Cultural Framework Board is made up of representatives from:

Preston’s Cultural Framework Board is working closely with BREWTIME, a network of independent creative and cultural practitioners in Preston.

What’s Brewing


AS PART OF ITS BREWING UP PROJECT, the Brewtime Collective have commissioned a piece of research looking at how Preston's creatives currently network and how best we can grow these partnerships.

The findings will be published on these pages at the end of Aug 20.

This piece of work will move us closer to our ambition to GROW and WIDEN and STRENGTHEN the connections between individuals, groups and organisations in Preston.