Current opportunities

Inclusive Film and Theatre Officer – 7 July 2015

The Dukes in Lancaster is recruiting someone to run its A Life More Ordinary film and arts programme for people living with dementia.  The Dukes is Lancashire’s major producing theatre, independent cinema and creative learning centre. The preferred candidate will lead on the development and delivery of A Life More Ordinary in Lancaster and at other venues.

AESOP’s arts and health showcase – deadline 20 July 2015

Next February arts in health organisation AESOP is hosting an arts in health showcase at the Royal Festival Hall – organisations which would like to be considered for inclusion should send an expression of interest.

Research volunteers

Breathe Arts Health Research is seeking two volunteer students specialising in psychology or arts-health research (or a related subject) to work on the Breathe Magic intensive therapy programme this summer.  Research volunteers must be able to commit to attending: 1.     A mandatory one-day training course on Monday 13th July 9.30am – 5.45pm

Arts, wellbeing and homelessness – deadline 31 July 2015

Lemos&Crane is looking to identify examples of good practice in using the arts to promote the wellbeing of people experiencing homelessness. The research is part of a wider body of work on engagement with the arts for vulnerable or excluded people, looking at: the extent to which these opportunities are already present, and the impact that they have for those who participate.

Ukulele Kids Club UK – deadline 31 July 2015

A new campaign has been launched to provide ukuleles to children in hospitals. The ukuleles are given to children who are identified by the resident music therapists, who teach the children how to play and then they keep the ukulele as a gift of music for life. The organisation is fundraising and is also looking to recruit hospital based music therapists to join the scheme.

Outsider Craft: open call – deadline 30 October 2015

Outsider Craft combines Outside In's fourth triennial open art exhibition and Craftspace's touring exhibitions programme, which reflects developments in craft. The exhibition will showcase work by artists facing barriers to the art world for reasons including health, disability or social circumstance.

Creative and Credible Survey – 1 December 2014

Creative and Credible is surveying arts and health practitioners to explore issues that arise in evaluating arts and health activities. To complete the survey, visit: https://uwe.onlinesurveys.ac.uk/creative-and-credible-1 The survey password is: CCEsurvey1.