The Participation and Outreach department provides courses and training opportunities in circus arts for people at all ages and stages. Programmes include recreational courses and classes, Further Education and progressive training for 11 – 21 year olds.
Free Word is an arts venue and producer focused on the transformative power and politics of words, which works locally, nationally and internationally to deliver a live events programme and a home for six Resident organisations (Apples & Snakes, Article 19, Arvon, English PEN, The Literary Consultancy, The Reading Agency), and over 40 Associate organisations.
Create uses the creative arts in collaboration with community partners to engage society’s most disadvantaged and vulnerable people in inspiring, sustainable programmes in areas where provision is poor and engagement in the arts is therefore low. Read more
A CPD certified workshop to train arts psychotherapists in balancing patient engagement with assessment. Rates: £45 – £151.68 When: Monday 24 April 2017, 09:30-16:30 Where: University of Westminster, Harrow Campus, Watford Road, Harrow, HA1 3TP
This eight-week online course in writing for personal and professional development provides an introduction to journal writing, life writing, biblio-poetry therapy and reflective writing.
Sense is currently recruiting for a Head of Arts and Wellbeing to work either 30 or 37.5 hours per week (full time) in Kings Cross, London. This opportunity will be based on a fixed term contract, ending June 2018. Sense is a national charity that supports people who are deafblind, those with sensory impairments and those with complex needs, to enjoy more independent lives.
The Sinfonia is looking for a co-ordinator, to be based in Cambridge, to support its busy education team delivering a programme of work across the east of England and beyond. Read more
The Arts and Health award is one of the six categories of the Royal Society for Public Health's annual Health and Wellbeing Awards. The Awards recognise a wide range of activities, policies and strategies that empower communities and individuals, improve the population’s health and address the wider social determinants of health. Entered projects and programmes should demonstrate:
Applications are sought for a two-year, taught MA in Socially Engaged Art and Further Education, at the National College of Art and Design, Dublin for enrollment in Autumn 2017.
The Group is calling for case studies to be included in the ‘dementia-friendly heritage guide’, to be published in autumn 2017. All case studies that illustrate dementia-friendly heritage initiatives are welcome.
Artangel Everywhere explores a broader understanding of place. Creative proposals are invited for projects that embrace the idea of a connected community and can be experienced by people around the world.
Wellcome re-launches funding (open deadline), plus Engagement Fellowships – deadline 10 February 2017
The Wellcome Trust has launched a new Public Engagement Fund, which replaces many of its former funding categories, including arts awards. The fund has an open deadline and bids can be from £5,000 to £3million. The new Public Engagement Fund replaces the Society, People, Large Arts, Small Arts, Development, Co-production, Capital and International Engagement Awards.
Daily Life Ltd. – an arts organisation based in East London that aims to create art that changes the way people think about mental health – is recruiting for a part-time Operations & Access Assistant and a part-time Finance Manager. Daily Life Ltd, Studio 8, Essex House, 375 High Street, Stratford E15 4QZ t: 020 8519 2988
The Department of Health has published an information pack for voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector organisations considering joining the alliance, prepared by the Department of Health Voluntary Sector Engagement Team in partnership with NHS England and Public Health England.
Mental Fight Club is a user led organisation that employs those with lived experience of mental health issues, whether through their own experience or through supporting those close to them. The Dragon Café is MFC’s flagship project. Opened in October 2012, the Dragon Café is the UK’s first user led creative mental health café.