The Grand

About The Grand

A community of creatives

The Grand is a beating heart of creativity at the centre of our community, bringing life to the Ribble Valley and making our town an altogether more colourful place.

We believe in the power of creativity, community and vision to impact lives for the better.

We aim to inspire and encourage, by engaging with schools, service providers and other organisations. To be a positive influence and support the social, spiritual, emotional and cultural development needs of our community and beyond.

Exploring creativity at The Grand

Our state-of-the-art music venue, recording studios and skatepark form the base for our work and are the home of The Grand community.

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Our exciting programme of live events aims to inspire audiences and gather communities with a diverse programme of live music, theatre and film elevating young creatives and celebrating talent.

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Our state-of-the-art recording studios are an asset for the local music scene, with a focus on providing great opportunities for young musicians and local bands.

George Banks The Grand Home Page Guitar Singer (1) George Banks The Grand Home Page Guitar Singer (1)


Clitheroe Skatepark is a concrete beauty in the grounds of Clitheroe Castle. This free to use facility is a gift to the town by the Lancaster Foundation. The skatepark is managed by The Grand who together with a team of volunteers run events, projects, competitions and take care of the park to foster the skatepark community.

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Our creative classes are an outlet for creativity and developing skills as well as well as being a great way to build friendships, confidence and self-esteem.

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Our creative learning projects use arts and music to build confidence and self-esteem in children and young people. We use some of the best creative practitioners and schools to make these projects happen.

We believe in creating future for creatives

The Grand was formed as a centre of excellence made possible by the philanthropy and faith of its founders. The core of the organisation is strengthened by a strong ethos and values based upon Christian principles. Bringing a unique and holistic approach to teamwork, strategy and creativity. While Providing opportunity and the space to dream, believe and achieve. 

It is important to us that all visitors feel safe, valued, comfortable and inspired by their experience.

Care has been taken to create an accessible, inclusive and friendly atmosphere. This is evident by the professional and engaging manner of our committed members of staff and volunteers. Who are passionate about what we do and are willing to go the extra mile. 

Supporting a good cause The Solomon Project

Through ticket sales we help support The Solomon project. Which is advocating the needs of some of Kenya’s poorest children. It works in partnership with Mary’s Meals, by using local produce and community volunteers to provide meals to chronically hungry children in their local school.