Opportunities archive

What's your story? Drama for communication, London Bubble – 16-17 March

A practical two day training session introducing London Bubble’s story-drama approach that supports young children to become great communicators.

Verve Arts: ‘Green Chain Captured 2012’ Photography workshops & exhibition, internships

In partnership with the Green Chain, Verve Arts invites submissions of photographs taken along the Green Chain route which runs through the borough of Greenwich. Thirty selected photographs will be exhibited at Elixir Gallery, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Woolwich, from May – August 2012, in an exhibition entitled 'Green Chain Captured'. Deadline 19 March.

Creative people and places fund opens for applications

The Arts Council has launched a new £37 million fund to support arts activity in areas where levels of involvement are currently low. Over three years, the Creative people and places fund will invest in around 15 programmes of activity that use radical new approaches to developing excellent, inspiring and sustainable arts experiences for communities not currently engaging with the arts.

Arts & Health South West Awards – deadline 30 March

Arts & Health South West has announced the launch of the Arts & Health South West Awards sponsored by the Fine Family Foundation, designed to celebrate inspirational arts and health work in the South West.

Marsh Award for Excellence in Public Sculpture 2012 - deadline 30 March

The Marsh Christian Trust and the PMSA invite nominations for the Marsh Award for Excellence in Public Sculpture 2012. 

Tamalpa UK to launch

Tamalpa UK is a social enterprise launching in Folkestone's Creative Quarter in April 2012.  It’s main objective is twofold; firstly to offer the Tamalpa training programme, and, secondly, to educate the public and conduct further research into the profound benefits of Tamalpa Life Art, particularly in areas of embodied creativity, arts and health, culture and wellbeing.

Artists & Community Groups to Exhibit in MK Hospital, MK Arts for Health – deadline 6 April

Call for artists and community groups to exhibit work in Milton Keynes General Hospital. 

Koestler Trust – volunteers

The Koestler Trust has been awarding, exhibiting and selling artworks by offenders, detainees and high security patients for 50 years.

Manchester Metropolitan University Arts and Health Training Intensives, Manchester

Over May/June 2012, Arts for Health will be delivering training modules that offer artists the opportunity to refine their knowledge and practice within the arts and health sector. Two training streams will be offered: ·     Participatory Practice for Health and Wellbeing (Weds pm) ·     Public Art and Design for Health and Wellbeing (Thur pm)

Beyond the Local Agenda: International Perspectives in Community-based Arts and Health – Call for Abstracts – deadline 30 April

The journal Arts & Health aims to publish a special issue in June 2013 on international perspectives in community-based arts and health.

Exhbition opportunity, Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust

As part of the programme of arts activity at Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust, changing gallery spaces are available to provide artists with temporary exhibition opportunities.

Arts Care 21st Anniversary International Arts in Health Conference, Belfast - 16-18 May

Arts Care is hosting an international arts in health conference to celebrate 21 years of sustaining a programme of creativity in healthcare in Northern Ireland. The conference will bring together some of the world's leading experts in the field of arts in health, with presentations, workshops, exhibitions and performances.