Opportunities archive

Youth Music Making Activities - deadline 10 October 2013

Youth Music is offering grants of up to £250,000 to support projects that provide music-making activities for children and young people, especially young people in challenging circumstances.

Wordsworth Trust Outreach deadline - 11 October 2013

The Wordsworth Trust is looking to recruit an experienced and committed person to lead in the planning, development, delivery and evaluation of the Trust’s community outreach programme. The successful candidate will have experience of planning and delivering successful community-based projects, of networks and building fruitful partnerships.

Curator of Learning deadline - 20 October 2013

Stour Valley Arts is looking for a Curator of Learning and Public Programmes to design, curate and deliver an arts-led learning and public participation programme of activities that supports the aims and artistic vision of the organisation, to create high quality art that engages the public in the natural environment.

Assistant Head of Education (Learning) – deadline 4 November 2013

Clean Break is looking to recruit an Assistant Head of Education to make a significant contribution to the education provision for women with experience of the criminal justice system and women at risk of offending.

Arts Manager – deadline 28 October 2013

Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust is seeking an experienced Arts Manager for the Trust’s award-winning charitably-funded arts programme, rb&hArts, during a year’s sabbatical period from mid-January 2014.

Call-out for Art and Artists in Merton – deadline 7 November 2013

Expressive Salon 57 CIC is for people with a connection to the South London area who feel marginalised or socially excluded due to mental health, emotional, or institutional challenges, who wish to pursue creative expression as a means of overcoming those difficulties. The organisation is planning art workshops in the borough in the new year.

Circle Dance Training - 24 October 2013

Dementia Pathfinders is offering a one day course on Circle Dance in Dementia. The training aims to enable staff to provide their own movement and music sessions with their service users.

Art for Alder Hey in the Park deadline - 29 October 2013

Art for Alder Hey in the Park is seeking an artist (or artists’ group) who will work with the parents and siblings bereavement group, and landscape designer, to design and make a work of art, and/or series of works, for the new Bereavement Garden in the new Hospital.

Learning Disability Art Co-ordinator – deadline 1 November 2013

A learning disability service in Hindhead, Surrey is looking to recruit an art co-ordinator to provide day service arts sessions for people with learning disabilities; autism; head and spinal injuries; neurological needs and other complex conditions. Fixed Term for 12months , the post has a salary of £8.14 per hour / Hours: 37.5 hours per week + paid annual leave.

Forum Theatre Training - 28 October - 1 November2013

Change-X-Change are running a five day practical Forum Theatre training course at St Mungo’s Hostel. The course will take in Image Theatre, look at social relevance and personal experience as well as examining in detail Augusto Boal’s theory and philosophical bias. The training builds to a performance for clients and staff at St Mungo’s.

Arts 4 Dementia - Best Practice Seminar, Sadler’s Wells - 8 November 2013

Following a year in which Arts 4 Dementia has put on over 120 arts workshops with leading arts venues and the publication of its much acclaimed evaluation “Reawakening the Mind”, A4D is delighted to announce its Best Practice Seminar on 8 November, 9:30am – 4:00pm, at Sadler’s Wells, London.

Neighbourhood Commissions, Barking and Dagenham – deadline 11 November 2013

The Creative barking and Dagenham programme has launched its Neighbourhood Commissions scheme with the aim of getting more people involved in the arts in areas of least engagement in the borough.

Digital makers Fund - deadline 14 November 2013

Nesta and Nominet Trust have announced an open call for ideas to significantly increase the number of young people who participate in digital making activities. Digital making encompasses 3D printing and physical computing, as well as coding and programming. The scheme is likely to offer a number of grants of between £20,000 and £50,000.

Beyond the body - 29 November 2013

Dance UK and The Royal Society for Medicine are hosting a conference examining wellbeing in dance. Beyond the body: Psychological tools for performance enhancement and wellbeing in dance has been organised in response to calls from leading dance professionals for more support and information about performers’ psychological health.

Futures Fund – deadline 6 December 2013

Sky Arts and IdeasTap are offering five bursaries of £30,000 each to emerging artists aged 18-30. The bursaries are designed to help talented individuals from a range of creative disciplines focus on their creative practice for a whole year. In addition to the funding, winners are paired with creative and business mentors to support their development.