We invite the people of Barrow to come along and share thoughts, ideas and more!

Explore the natural and industrial spaces around Askam ‘Pier’, Barrow’s Cavendish Dock and at North Scale, Walney Island on short guided walks with local speakers.  Discuss the important features of these sites and their potential futures.

On arrival at the Extreme Views event everyone can share their views, eat free hot homemade food, view the artworks, share ideas and memories, identify the challenges and propose solutions.  Everyone is welcome!

You will be invited to speak for 60 seconds from the Extreme Views soapbox tower (and contribute written anonymously) about your feelings and vision for the future of our area.




All events are FREE.  Booking is essential.

Walks (optional) begin at 11am.  Event 12pm – 3pm.

Barrow Extreme Views Day – Sunday 10th February 2019 

Askam Extreme Views Day – Sunday 24th February 2019 

Walney Island Extreme Views Day – Sunday 17th March 2019 

Extreme Views Exhibition Preview Thursday 4th April 7.30pm

Exhibition continues Tuesday 9th – 14th, 11am – 4pm.  FREE ENTRY.


Extreme Views Think Tank Conference* Thursday 4th – 7th April 2019 


*By application only. Download the PDF here or please contact Ellie below to find out more.

Email Ellie for further information regarding the events:


Download the Extreme Views 2019 flyer.

Go to our project page to find out more.


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Join us on Twitter – #ExtremeViewsArtGene


Header Image: Ormsgill Slag Bank Event 2018, Photo: Rachel Capovila

Middle Image: Soap Box on Earnse Bay, Photo: Rachel Capovila

Bottom Image: Port of Barrow, Photo: Stuart Bastik

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