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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

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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The SELF: A collection of work made by participants of Cartwheel Arts

Posted: August 30, 2014 at 2:30 pm

From 17th September to 17th October
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Exhibition: 17th September – 17th October Venue: Communitea Rooms, 234 Yorkshire Street, OL16 2DP Organiser: Cartwheel Arts The SELF: A collection of work made by participants of Cartwheel Arts, Art for Well-being courses. Sculpture, photography, painting and sketchbooks explore personal themes connected to the idea of the self. The exhibition will be launched on 17th October. At the […]

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An Introductory intercultural arts training day – Friday 12th September

Posted: August 29, 2014 at 2:30 pm

Event date: 12th September

Community Arts Partnership – Programme for Intercultural Arts Support (PICAS) is hosting an introductory intercultural arts training day in September. Community Arts Partnership’s vision is to see the emergence of a just, inclusive, peaceful and creative society, where difference is welcomed and participation is valued. Our Programme for Intercultural Arts Support (PICAS) has been consulting […]

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Look out for the caravan at this Sunday’s London Mela

Posted: August 29, 2014 at 12:31 pm

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The London Mela – Europe’s largest outdoor South Asian festival - returns to Gunnersbury Park, Ealing, on Sunday 31 August for a spectacular line up of live music, dance, visual arts and food from South Asia. Over 80,000 people enjoyed last year’s creative triumph and this year the festival is set to be even bigger and better than ever with nine zones. […]

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Gender: A Soapbox Session

Posted: August 29, 2014 at 11:00 am

Event date: 18th September
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Gender: A Soapbox Session says bye bye to binary relations and explores the myriad incarnations of gender representation from the perspective of three internationally renowned performance artists: Amber Hawk Swanson, Kris Grey and Hugh O’Donnell. Through the individual practices of  invited guests and the sharing of personal experience, Gender: A Soapbox Session seeks to open […]

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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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ITC Conference: The spirit of independence

Posted: August 26, 2014 at 2:30 pm

Event date: 16th September
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Tuesday, 16 September, 10.15am – 8.30pm  The Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, London, SE1 8XX ITC’s 40th anniversary will explore, celebrate and discuss the unique spirit that unites independent theatre. We will reflect upon the extraordinary achievement of the membership over the last 40 years and contemplate the future potential. The spirit of independence will be introduced […]

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Echo Playback at Wirksworth Festival

Posted: August 18, 2014 at 2:30 pm

Event date: 6th September

Inspirative Theatre is proud to present Echo Playback: Life Story Theatre as part of the Wirksworth Festival! Audience members can share stories and/or life moments and memories and our trained actors will act them out using improvisational theatre. Echo Playback will see your story like you’ve never seen it before! “Cleverly acted, I was really impressed by […]

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Performers needed for Castle of Dreams project, Beam (Wakefield Lit Fest)

Posted: August 18, 2014 at 11:00 am

From 18th September to 30th September

Following the success of last year’s Wakefield Wordwalk (as part of Wakefield Lit Fest) Beam are looking for enthusiastic volunteer performers aged 16 plus (no upper age limit) to take audiences on a magical journey around Sandal Castle, Wakefield! Audiences will be transported from Wakefield city centre on our special bus to Sandal Castle, where […]

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Arts Development UK Conference: Arts for Life

Posted: August 5, 2014 at 11:00 am

From 16th October to 17th October
Arts Development UK

16th & 17th October 2014 Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff Bay ADUK have now confirmed the programme for the annual ADUK conference, which this year is taking place at the WMC in Cardiff Bay on 16th and 17th October. A brochure and booking form should be available shortly. Speakers confirmed include Peter Stark OBE, Professor Dai Smith (Chair of Arts […]

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