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Enabling homelessness services to develop and deliver creative activities

Get creative: arts for all is a national project which aims to increase homeless people’s participation in arts and cultural activities in England, as a sustainable route out of homelessness.

Call For Entries, Aintree University Hospital

Aintree University Hospital is calling for artists to submit ideas for a series of exhibitions taking place next year. The hospital is running five exhibitions throughout the year, each with a different theme. The themes open for submissions in 2012 are Urban and Rural Landscapes  (April-June) Deadline Friday 2 March 2012

Verve Arts, South London Healthcare NHS Trust, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woolwich - Internships

Interns required to assist with the organisation of Green Chain Captured 2012 photography project and for Arts Programme development with older patients. Full details attached.

Intern, Tender, London

Tender is seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated volunteer to support the development and delivery of its education projects and drama based workshops with young people in schools, youth centres and pupil referral units. Its projects use drama and the arts to empower young people – and the adults that work with them – to prevent domestic and sexual violence.

Big Dance 2012 - the world's largest dance festival - 7-15 July 2012

The London Organising Committee of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games has announced its plans for the London 2012 Festival, the finale of the Cultural Olympiad. Big Dance is delighted to be one of the highlights that will feature as part of the 12-week cultural festival that celebrates the work of some of the leading artists in the UK and across the world.

BBC Things To Do - Invitation to promote activities

The BBC are looking for partners that are charities or not-for-profit organisations or societies that run free or cost-recovery activities in the UK to upload to its website www.bbc.co.uk/thingstodo. The activities should involve learning and participation, and available to all members of the public.

Capital Age Festival 2012

Capital Age Festival is London’s leading festival for arts and older people. The organisation wants to raise the profile of, and signpost to, the diversity of creative opportunities across London for the over 60's.

Freelance arts practitioners, Harrow Arts Centre – deadline 16 December

Harrow Arts Centre is a dedicated arts venue in the London Borough of Harrow and is committed to providing the journey of a lifetime enjoying the arts, for people from every background. This community facility aims to enhance the quality of life in the borough by enabling access to and participation in the arts for everyone.

Performers and workshop leaders needed, Crisis at Christmas – deadline 16 December

Crisis – the national charity for single homeless people is looking for performers and workshop leaders to entertain / work with its guests this Christmas.  Between 24 and 29 December Crisis at Christmas open 9 temporary centres across London providing company, food and essential services to those who need it most.

Lead Artist, What if... Gallery, Dartford – deadline 16 December

The What if… Gallery in Dartford has been granted an award to deliver six children’s Art Workshops/sessions. The detail of the project will be subject to mutual artist / organiser approval. Project aims: Art can be therapeutic; aid self-expression, and can provide a much needed hobby or quiet time for the young, away from computer games.

Creative Engagement Facilitator, Broadacres Housing Association, Yorkshire – deadline 19 December

Broadacres Housing Association provides a comprehensive range of services to over 5,000 homes in North Yorkshire. The organisation strives to involve as many of its customers as possible in Broadacres activities and seeks to achieve this using a wide variety of arts mediums, including music, drama and digital media.

Project/Event Manager, Streetwise Opera – deadline 21 December

Streetwise Opera is a charity that uses music as a tool to help 500 homeless people per year move forward in their lives.

Creative Business Manager, GoldDust Arts, London – deadline 24 December

GoldDust aims to be a leading provider of innovative, high-quality creative programmes –working with schools, prisons and other sectors. Creative Business Manager £30,000 (pro rata) Part time; 2-3 days per week Contract: 12 months initially This is a freelance position

Dignified Spaces Commission, Ginkgo Projects, Glasgow – deadline 30 December

Patient dignity is a central theme of the New South Glasgow Hospitals. The selected artist, designer or team undertaking this project will develop a vital element of the Working Well, People and Spaces Therapeutic Design and Art Strategy for the New South Glasgow Hospitals.

Freelance community artists, High Peak Community Arts – deadline 31 December

High Peak Arts is looking for new project ideas for Project eARTh, an environmental arts and health project in the High Peak, Derbyshire. The organisation works with adults experiencing mental distress. Since April 2010 it has run two groups , New Mills on Thursdays, and Buxton on Mondays, funded by the BIG Lottery.

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