CUMBRIAN libraries have announced the start of their upcoming January Challenge for artists.

The January Challenge with 64 Million Artist has been announced for 2022 and will be run by libraries across the county.

The January Challenge is 31 days long activity of quick and free creative challenges to kickstart the year, ran by 64 Million Artists.

In 2021, more than 50,000 people took part including adults, children, workplaces, community groups, schools and more, and 96% said that being a part of the January Challenge has a positive impact on their wellbeing.

This year, there are three new programmes for the public to choose from. Each programme is full of brilliant ideas, designed by musicians, chefs, sport stars, writers, makers, and activists.

For information visit the council's website.