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Hallowed Tales from the Valley

Posted: August 27, 2014 at 2:30 pm

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Hallowed Tales from the Valley is a visual and performance event which involves five groups from across Blackburn with Darwen in telling their own ‘sacred stories’. Action Factory have brought together communities of all ages and cultural backgrounds with professional artists to bring those stories to life for an exciting and thought-provoking live event at Blackburn […]

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mailout at the London Mela

Posted: September 2, 2014 at 12:30 pm

At the recent London Mela, mailout were excited to clamber out from behind our computer screens, and become 3D for the day.  We were there enjoying the last of the summer sun, eating some great food, and  asking questions of  local people in Gunnersby Park. mailout is currently exploring new ways of evaluating events-  we like […]

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Ask the Audience ‘Exploring Participatory Decision Making

Posted: September 3, 2014 at 2:40 pm

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Following on from Leeds Metropolitan University’s recent series of Knowledge Exchange Network seminars, they have developed four short CPD courses looking at issues and strategies within the arts sector. Each module is taught over two days, affording students the opportunity to hear from academic and industry experts, reflect on and share their own personal experiences […]

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Appreciating Aspects of Art Conference

Posted: December 5, 2013 at 11:00 am

From 20th August to 23rd December

Date: 20th – 23rd August 2014  Location: Weetwood Hall Conference Centre & Hotel in Leeds The Appreciating Aspects of Art Conference, that will take place between 20th and 23rd of August 2014 at Weetwood Hall Conference Centre & Hotel in Leeds, will provide a unique opportunity for guests to immerse themselves in the art and […]

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Family Arts Festival invites you to take part

Posted: September 1, 2014 at 12:30 pm

From 17th October to 2nd November
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All UK arts organisations, large or small, are invited to take part in the Family Arts Festival between 17 October – 2 November 2014. Last year’s festival included a mixture of voluntary and amateur groups alongside professional companies, totalling over 900 organisations putting on 2,300 events, and was a huge success. Events cover theatre, art, […]

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Derwent Pulse: this week, Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site

Posted: October 20, 2014 at 12:30 pm

From 20th October to 25th October
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In Derbyshire’s longest artwork, hundreds of lights, shepherded by riverside communities, travel the length of the River Derwent in 17 passages. Resonating with the ancient pulse of the first ever factories, the lights weave together past, present and future histories of Derbyshire, its landscape and its people. Monday 20 October: Rowsley – working with First […]

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ACCESS ALL AREAS – the 2014 Conference for Festivals

Posted: October 16, 2014 at 11:00 am

From 22nd October to 24th October
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23, 24 OCTOBER 2014 Website: www.artsfestivals.co.uk Facebook: British Arts Festivals Association Twitter: @BritArtsFests ‘Social Value?’ How should the sector identify and evaluate its social value and impact? What partnership opportunities are there for: arts & cultural organisations, public service commissioners & managers, policy makers & influencers? ‘The Cooperative’ Economic advantage or artistic suicide? Is cooperative working the magic […]

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Cartwheel Arts & Tell Us Another One present: SCRIBBLE FESTIVAL 2014

Posted: October 13, 2014 at 2:30 pm

Event date: 23rd October
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Venue: Middleton Arena, LCpl Joel Halliwell VC Way, Middleton M24 1AG Date: Thursday 23rd October 2014 Time: 2pm – 9pm Join us for Scribble Festival, Tell Us Another One and Cartwheel Arts’ annual literature celebration, featuring Verbally Challenged, Akiel Chinelo, & Dominic Berry. On 23rd October, leading North West arts organisation Cartwheel Arts presents Scribble Festival, the annual creative […]

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Creative Care International presents Creative Dementia One-Day Conference

Posted: September 5, 2014 at 2:30 pm

Event date: 25th October
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Saturday 25 October  Wells, Somerset Creative Care International provides courses and the resources to enable those who care for older people, to tap into their creative energies and engage them through the power of the arts in new ways that can often open up channels of communication thought previously lost. Creative Care International will be […]

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The Skeletons’ Ball at Horse + Bamboo

Posted: October 7, 2014 at 11:01 am

From 31st October to 31st October
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Spookily, Horse + Bamboo’s Skeleton’s Ball falls on All Hallow’s Eve itself this year. Families are invited to don their most frightful outfits and do-si-do the night away – music will be provided by resident ceilidh band, Mouse’s Nest. There’ll also be Halloween-themed activities such as craft, apple-bobbing and face-painting, all in The Boo, Horse + Bamboo’s […]

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Safe Network Conference – Child Protection 2014

Posted: September 26, 2014 at 12:30 pm

Event date: 4th November
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Child protection and safeguarding can present real challenges for us all. Needing to keep up to date and to know and understand what measures legally need to be put in place to safeguard children  – as well as what is good practice  – can seem like a full-time job. The Safe Network Conference is for […]

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Abu Dhabi Art 2014

Posted: March 6, 2014 at 11:00 am

From 5th November to 8th November
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Dates: 5 – 8 November Location: Saadiyat Cultural District, Saadiyat Island Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi Art continues to redefine the notion of an art fair through its programme, with the sixth edition taking place from 5 – 8 November 2014. This year’s Abu Dhabi Art will present unique programmes of art, talks and […]

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CREATIVE COLLISIONS: Conference Uniting Young People

Posted: September 2, 2014 at 3:03 pm

Event date: 6th November
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Thursday 6 November, London Following the success of the Creative Collisions conference in 2013, which energised over 500 delegates, the youth sector will once again unite on Thursday 6 November. The partnership has grown to be 10 organisations strong and our exciting venue, The Copper Box at the Olympic Park, ensures we can deliver something […]

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Dance UK Launch Birmingham 2014

Posted: October 7, 2014 at 2:30 pm

Event date: 6th November
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Dance UK Launch Birmingham 2014 6 November 9am – 7pm (including networking drinks)  Elmhurst School for Dance, 249 Bristol Rd Birmingham, West Midlands B5 7UH Dance UK is partnering with Birmingham Royal Ballet, DanceXchange, Sonia Sabri Company, SAMPAD, Foundation for Community Dance, De Montfort University and Elmhurst School for Dance for Launch Birmingham, the professional […]

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Dance UK Launch Birmingham 2014

Posted: October 11, 2014 at 2:30 pm

Event date: 6th November
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Dance UK Launch Birmingham 2014 6 November 9am – 7pm (including networking drinks)  Elmhurst School for Dance, 249 Bristol Rd Birmingham, West Midlands B5 7UH (including networking drinks) Dance UK is partnering with Birmingham Royal Ballet, DanceXchange, Sonia Sabri Company, SAMPAD, Foundation for Community Dance, De Montfort University and Elmhurst School for Dance for Launch […]

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Engage Conference 2014: Disruptive Influences? Innovation & Gallery Education

Posted: September 17, 2014 at 11:00 am

From 10th November to 12th November
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Venues across Leeds, 10 & 11 November Fringe events across Yorkshire, 10, 11 & 12 November www.engage.org/conference2014 The engage Conference 2014 will explore the broad and inspiring theme of innovation in the context of education and learning in galleries, museums and the visual arts. The programme will consider gallery education and examine where practice has […]

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Digital Learning opportunities at Medialab Prado, Spain

Posted: October 6, 2014 at 12:30 pm

From 10th November to 24th October
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Sampad is now recruiting for five placements to take part in Interactivos14, a collaborative prototyping workshop and international symposium at Medialab Prado in Madrid, Spain between Monday 10 November to Monday 24 November The placements are aimed at creative professionals interested in exploring the intersection of arts, culture and digital technology in a European context, particularly […]

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GFEST – Gaywise FESTival: 10th – 22nd November 2014

Posted: October 17, 2014 at 2:30 pm

From 10th November to 22nd October
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This November the UK’s premier festival of LGBTQI arts returns to London with an incredible line up of internationally acclaimed film and cabaret at Rich Mix, Dance at RADA Studios and Art at Menier Gallery, as well as a series of Q&A and panel events across the participating venues. Highlights of this year’s line-up include an […]

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Foundation for Community Dance – People Dancing International Event 2014

Posted: November 23, 2013 at 11:00 am

From 13th November to 15th November
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The Foundation for Community Dance are holding a inaugural international community dance event, People Dancing, which will take place in Cardiff, Wales between 13-15 November 2014 at Wales Millennium Centre and other venues across the city. Artists and leaders in the field will come together to share practice and approaches to engagement in dance across different international, economic, social […]

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Foundation for Community Dance: People Dancing

Posted: September 23, 2014 at 2:30 pm

Event date: 13th November
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13-15 November 2014 Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff The Foundation for Community Dance present the international event for anyone working in dance, where world-class artists, teachers and leaders will come together for a programme of presentations, workshops and performances. Wherever and however you work with people in dance, People Dancing provides an opportunity to share your […]

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People Dancing – three day international conference

Posted: October 7, 2014 at 12:30 pm

From 13th November to 15th November
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‘People Dancing’ is a three-day international conference, performance and training event for all forms of participatory dance and socially engaged arts practice. It’s the first event of it’s kind for dance and takes place in Cardiff from 13-15 November 2014. Produced by Foundation for Community Dance, the event features international speakers on arts, culture and […]

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Folk Song and Broadside Digital Archive Day

Posted: September 25, 2014 at 12:30 pm

Event date: 15th November
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Saturday 15 November 2014 - 10am – 4pm Cecil Sharp House, London A one-day event that will equip people with the skills to research and explore online folk archives. Led by Laura Smyth (EFDSS Library & Archive Director) and folklorist Steve Roud, the day will be a highly practical and aimed at people who want to learn how […]

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ArtWorks Scotland Conference 2014: Sharing the Learning

Posted: September 9, 2014 at 12:30 pm

Event date: 19th November
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Wednesday 19th November, Surgeons’ Hall, Edinburgh This year’s ArtWorks Scotland Conference offers an exciting opportunity to hear about ArtWorks findings and learning across the UK. Contributors will share perspectives on quality, professional development and knowledge exchange between sectors working within arts in participatory settings. It will give participants a chance to explore new approaches within their […]

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International Conference – “Theatre Between Tradition and Contemporaneity”

Posted: April 15, 2014 at 11:00 am

From 18th December to 22nd December

Date: December 18 – 22, 2014 Location: Carrara – Tuscany, Italy “Theatre Between Tradition and Contemporaneity” is the annual international multidisciplinary conference researching the Bridge between Tradition and Contemporaneity in performing arts. Theatre – Dance – Music – Visual & Multimedia Art – Arts administration – Theater Design and Technology The conference meeting is recommended […]

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International Performing Arts Conference – Carrara, Italy

Posted: July 23, 2014 at 11:00 am

From 18th December to 22nd December
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From Thursday 18th – Tuesday 22nd December Theater – Dance – Music – Visual and Multimedia Art – Arts Administration – Performing Arts Training – Theater Design and Technology International Conference is inviting participants to the marble city of Carrara, Italy! The conference meeting is highly recommended to performing arts practitioners and researchers from different […]

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