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Hallowed Tales from the Valley

Posted: August 27, 2014 at 2:30 pm

action factory

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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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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Loughborough’s Creative Fair – A New International Initiative from Charnwood Arts

Posted: August 21, 2014 at 2:30 pm

Event date: 30th August
Eve Huang and Benji Lo

A new international initiative from Charnwood Arts will be reaching out to the many local artists in Loughborough on Saturday 30th August when students from Taiwan present a Creative Fair in Baxter Gate. The students are part of a group of ten young visitors from Taiwan who have been working as interns at Charnwood Arts since mid July. These placements came about as a result of Charnwood Arts’ past work alongside curator and former […]

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The National Summer School for Arts Fundraising and Leadership

Posted: May 15, 2014 at 2:30 pm

From 31st August to 5th September

The National Summer School for Arts Fundraising and Leadership will offer an intensive programme of study for emerging cultural entrepreneurs and will be led by renowned academics and arts sector professionals. The Summer School is led by the University of Leeds in partnership with the Arts Fundraising & Philanthropy Programme and is the only arts-specific residential course […]

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Royal de Luxe 2014, Limerick – Land of Giants

Posted: July 23, 2014 at 12:30 pm

From 5th September to 7th September

5th –7th September 2014 Ireland’s 2014 City of Culture, Limerick will see the global phenomenon Royal de Luxe bring a brand new story to its streets. The Saga of the Giant’s Journey will herald a cultural climax as the huge giant Grandmere will turn the city into its own theatre space over an epic three day event. […]

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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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Symposium: Recent Advances in the Science of Singing, Wellbeing and Health

Posted: June 3, 2014 at 2:30 pm

Event date: 10th September

Symposium: Recent Advances in the Science of Singing, Wellbeing and Health, Royal College of Music, London, 10 September 2014 This symposium will present findings from recent scientific research on the value of group singing for wellbeing and health. • During the morning session contributors will explore the neuro-physiological, endocrine and pulmonary-cardiac mechanisms stimulated by group […]

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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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Budgeting and Fundraising for Youth Arts Projects – 2-day course, Gateshead

Posted: June 4, 2014 at 2:30 pm

From 15th September to 16th September

Course information: Location: BALTIC, Gateshead Start Date: 15th September 2014 End Date: 16th September 2014 Time: 10.30 am- 4.30 pm Length of course: 2-days Trainer: Lesley Wood This is an introductory level course, so it looks to provide participants with a firm foundation of knowledge based on successful projects delivered. The course will explore different funding sources relevant to youth arts […]

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ITC Conference: The spirit of independence

Posted: August 26, 2014 at 2:30 pm

Event date: 16th September
itc logo

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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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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Gender: A Soapbox Session

Posted: August 29, 2014 at 11:00 am

Event date: 18th September
Performance space

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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Thrilling new arts programme announced for The Festival of Thrift

Posted: July 24, 2014 at 11:00 am

From 27th September to 28th September
Carboot Disco Bingo

Home Live Art returns to Festival of Thrift, on September 27 and 28, with its ‘Alternative Village Fete’ – an energetic, celebratory programme of new work and ideas exploring the idea of thrift. The first in a series of announcements in the Festival’s arts programme the Home Live Art’s Alternative Village Fete will this year bring an all-new […]

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Rituals for Our Lives – A Rites of Passage Autumn School

Posted: May 26, 2014 at 12:30 pm

Event date: 29th September

It takes courage to mark key moments of change in our lives, especially if they are associated with difficulty or loss. Consciously celebrating these transitions helps us to let go of the past and move forward but it can be hard to draw attention to ourselves or to know exactly what to do. This intensive course offers answers to […]

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Sannidhi – a conference on new directions in Indian arts

Posted: July 10, 2014 at 2:30 pm

From 30th September to 2nd October

Milapfest are organising their first conference in many years, It is called Sannidhi and . Sannidhi is a ground breaking global conference for artists. arts professionals and academics engaged with Indian Arts in all its form that will take place from 30 September to 2 October Why Sannidhi? We all know that the arts are […]

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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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Abu Dhabi Art 2014

Posted: March 6, 2014 at 11:00 am

From 5th November to 8th November
Abu Dhabi Art

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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Foundation for Community Dance – People Dancing International Event 2014

Posted: November 23, 2013 at 11:00 am

From 13th November to 15th November
Foundations of Community Dance

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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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

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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