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Cumbrian artists gain free studio space in Penrith Shopping Arcade

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Three Cumbrian artists have been given free public studio space in what were empty units at the Devonshire Arcade in Penrith, thanks to the arts charity Hypha Studios.

Hypha Studios matches creatives with empty spaces in an effort to regenerate the high street.

Will Jennings, Director at Hypha said: “We put creatives and artists into empty commercial space, from small to large shop units for limited periods of incubation, to test ideas and develop their practice in new ways. In return, we ask all creatives to offer public events – an exhibition, talk, workshop or any kind of commitment to sharing understanding and experience of the arts”.

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