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Hackney demo – putting the politics back into the arts

Posted: June 14, 2014 at 11:00 am

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Call for street theatre, jugglers, installations artists, textile artists, musicians, actors, performers and video makers to join the 21st June National demonstration – No more Austerity- with Hackney Konp and NHS contingent. Hackney Keep Our NHS Public is inviting all the like-minded artists to join them of the upcoming Saturday 21st June National demonstration and free festival - No more Austerity - for an anti-austerity day of participation, fun and […]

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Disabled young people unlock the barriers to participation in Rochdale

Posted: June 13, 2014 at 2:29 pm


Over the last 6 months young people from Barnardo’s Rochdale Project have been working with artist Graham Marsden from Cartwheel Arts to look at the barriers that disabled young people face in everyday life. These include ‘lack of choice and control’, ‘being overprotected by people’ and ‘lack of trust’. Jack Barnes from Heywood, one of […]

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Practitioner opportunities to work with older people in London, West Sussex & South West

Posted: June 13, 2014 at 12:30 pm


The Courtyard is looking to recruit arts practitioners with an interest in art history to deliver its new Arts and Older People in Care Programme, which is delivered in partnership with Shaw healthcare.  This exciting opportunity to be a part of a nationally recognised project will allow you to develop professionally, whilst working alongside experts […]

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Apply to be an Arts Awards Good Practice Centre

Posted: June 13, 2014 at 11:00 am


The Arts Award Good Practice Centre programme is entering its fourth year of highlighting the exciting work of Arts Award centres. What are Arts Award Good Practice Centres? Good Practice Centres inspire existing and potential Arts Award advisers by sharing their practice and being part of the Arts Award support offer. In return, we celebrate […]

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Marketing & Communications Assistant, Live & Local

Posted: June 12, 2014 at 2:30 pm

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Live & Local supports a network of over 200 voluntary organisations across the West and East Midlands who book and promote professional performances, film screenings and other arts activities for their village halls, schools and community centres. Live & Local is a National Portfolio Organisation of the Arts Council,England. The Marketing & Communications Assistant will join […]

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Arts on Prescription Project Manager needed in Cambridgeshire

Posted: June 12, 2014 at 12:30 pm


Arts & Minds are recruiting for a Project Manager to run Arts on Prescription (Cambridgeshire)  Arts and Minds believes in the benefits of the creative arts for sustaining and aiding recovery of mental health and well-being, and this is strongly supported by their research.  A&M’s vision is to help everyone throughout Cambridgeshire and Peterborough who […]

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ACE to use more lottery to back fill government funding for NPOs

Posted: June 12, 2014 at 11:00 am

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The Arts Council has seen reductions to Grant in aid of 36% since 2010. The current National portfolio includes 696 organisations. At this current level of Grant in aid Arts Council England could only support a National portfolio of between 250 – 300 organisations in the next investment round. Using National Lottery money will allow […]

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Call out for Arts Award alumni

Posted: June 11, 2014 at 2:32 pm

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  The research team running the Arts Award Impact Study want to interview young people who did an Arts Award at least three years ago. Do any mailout followers know any young people who fit into this catagory or better still can you recommend young people you supported to achieve Bronze, Silver or Gold and […]

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Arts and housing partnerships

Posted: June 11, 2014 at 12:30 pm

Curious Minds

Last week, Curious Minds, the North West Bridge organisation between Children and art, held an event to start a dialogue about partnerships between arts & culture organisations and Housing Associations across the North West. Kelly Allen, Curious Minds’ Engagement Manager reflected on the day. “Having become aware just how much great arts and culture activity […]

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Learning and Participation Programme Leader: Oxford Playhouse

Posted: June 10, 2014 at 12:30 pm


Positioned at the cultural heart of Oxfordshire, with the drive to inspire, engage and entertain a wide-reaching and diverse audience, Oxford Playhouse brings together artists and audiences to experience great live performance. They are looking for an energetic and enthusiastic individual who has both the planning and practical delivery skills to grow the creative ambition […]

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