Opportunities archive

Certificate: The Practice of Music Making

Trinity Laban, in partnership with the Open University, have developed a one-year distance learning programme designed to support all musicians from a wide range of musical backgrounds. Alongside a community of online peers, expand your skills as musical collaborators, and develop your skills and confidence in practical music making and performance.

Charity Administrator / Social Media Manager vacancy – deadline 15 February 2021

Arts 4 Dementia are looking for someone to provide efficient administrative support to the Chief Executive and the A4D team in the delivery of arts workshops, website signposting and training arts facilitators.

RSPH launches Health & Wellbeing Awards 2021

The Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) has opened the nomination process for its annual Health & Wellbeing Awards. The awards include a category for Arts & Health, to recognise organisations whose work has furthered the contribution of the creative arts to health and wellbeing.

CW+ RELAX Digital Film Project – deadline 25 February 2021

CW+, the official charity of Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, is looking for an artist to design, develop and deliver 60 minutes’ worth of film content or moving image artworks to be part of RELAX Digital. RELAX Digital places bespoke commissioned films in waiting and treatment areas throughout hospitals.

Open call for Get Creative micro-commissions – deadline 28 February 2021

Voluntary Arts, alongside partners in the Get Creative campaign and Age of Creativity, is offering five £2,000 micro-commissions to support projects around England that will help to bring people together through creativity while physical gatherings are not possible in light of Covid-19. 

Apply to become the CHWA Awards artist – deadline 5 March 2021

The Culture, Health and Wellbeing Alliance, in partnership with the Derby City Council Art Department, are seeking an artist based in Derby to create the physical awards for the winners of the CHWA 2021 Awards.

Applications open for ESRC Doctoral Studentship in culture-led wellbeing – deadline 5 March 2021

The School of Museum Studies (SMS), University of Leicester, as part of Midlands Graduate School is now inviting applications for a fully funded ESRC Doctoral Studentship in association with the University of Oxford Gardens, Libraries and Museums (GLAM), to commence in October 2021.

City Arts seek artists to deliver online workshops – deadline 7 March 2021

City Arts is offering a series of artists’ commissions to run innovative and uplifting online workshops, with the aim of combating loneliness among people aged 55+ in the communities of Nottingham. The brief also includes contributing a written activity to an art pack and creating a short, instructional, ‘How-To’ video for the web.

Call for contributions to the 4th Creative People and Places Conference – deadline 15 March 2021

Building on its previous theme of People Place Power, the Creative People and Places Conference will be a meeting place for everyone interested in shifting approaches in inclusive arts and cultural engagement. The conference will explore, challenge thinking and encourage critical reflection on the themes of power, collaboration, co-creation, ownership, relevance and place.

Applications open for Fun Palaces Co-director – deadline 15 March 2021

Fun Palaces support local people to co-create their own cultural and community events, across the UK and worldwide, sharing and celebrating the genius in everyone. As their two founding directors are stepping aside they are looking for someone to join the team as co-director.

Cultural Events Assistant Producer vacancy – deadline 19 March 2021

The British Library is looking to recruit an enthusiastic and hard-working person to join its cultural events team for a year. The role involves putting together live and online talks, conversations, performances, festivals and more, while developing opportunities for new and emerging voices to participate in the programme.

Koestler Awards 2021 open for entries

The 2021 Koestler Awards for art in criminal justice settings is open for entries. The Awards launched in 1962. Each year more than 3,500 people in custody and in the community share their creative work. Over 52 categories, the Koestler Awards provide feedback and encouragement to entrants of all abilities in visual art, design, writing and music.