North East

Programme Coordinator/Project Administrator, Tin Arts, Durham – deadline 27 October

Tin Arts (inclusive dance) are looking to fill two full-time positions: a Programme Administrator to assist the Senior Management Team; and a full-time Project Coordinator to work closely alongside the Executive Director in the planning and delivery of key projects.

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Substantial new dance programme for older people in Yorkshire

One Dance UK, People Dancing and Yorkshire Dance, supported by the National Lottery and Sport England's Active Ageing Fund, are launching a new dance programme across Leeds, Bradford and Doncaster to engage inactive people aged 55 and older in physical activity. The partners will be working with Leeds University to evaluate the project.

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National Alliance for Museums Health and Wellbeing training – from 26 May 2017

Two-day, free training workshops on "Museums as spaces for wellbeing", in six regions across England, designed for museum staff or volunteers who are interested in developing and delivering health and wellbeing work in their organisations.

Art commission, Sheffield Children’s Hospital – deadline 2 June 2017

Artfelt is looking for artists for the new Haematology and Oncology Unit at Sheffield Children’s Hospital. Applications are welcomed from individuals, studios, companies or collaborations with a good understanding of space, large scale graphics and surface finishes.

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Chief Executive Officer, Tees Valley Arts – deadline 8 May 2017

TVA is a participatory arts organisation based in Middlesbrough, working across the Tees Valley and beyond; the organisation champions participation in high-quality creative activities as a tool for improving the quality of life and learning for individuals and communities, especially those facing life’s challenges.

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Creative Dementia Arts Network conference, Sheffield – 27 June 2017

The sixth Creative Dementia Arts Network conference will deliver a varied programme that blends research with practice, lectures with workshops, and space and time for networking.

The focus of the conference is Arts, Dance, Music and Dementia: from Professional Practice to Social Prescription. Speakers include: Ming Hung Hsu, MHA, Kate Duncan, Nottingham City Arts, Hannah Robertshaw, Yorkshire Dance, Douglas Noble, Live Music Now, Ben Spiller, 1623 Theatre Company, Richard Coaten, Dance Psychotherapist and John Killick, Poet.

Artfelt vacancies, Sheffield Children’s Hospital – deadline 28 February 2017

Artfelt is looking for a Project Officer to oversee commissions and redevelopment projects; and a Workshop Coordinator to expand the existing programme.

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Museums for Health & Wellbeing conference – 6 March 2017

The National Alliance for Museums, Health and Wellbeing is holding its second conference at the Thackray Medical Museum in Leeds. The programme will feature speakers from the health, social care and museum sectors who will explore the contribution museums can make to health and wellbeing from a range of different perspectives.

The day will offer opportunities for networking and sharing information about museum and wellbeing activities. Delegates can also take part in a range of interactive case study activities in the afternoon.

Madlove Catalyst - 27 September 2016

Madlove, an organisation which is trying to change mental healthcare environments is running a number of one day events to create new relationships between art and mental health.

Writing for Wellbeing, Leeds – 8 October 2016

A writing workshop aimed at under-25 year-olds to help stimulate creativity and enhance wellbeing.

Run by creative writer Francesca Baker.

10-12am - Hyde Park Book Club, 27-29 Headingley Lane, Leeds, LS6 1BL http://www.hydeparkbookclub.co.uk/ 

2-4pm - Room 1, Level 2, Leeds University Union, Lifton Place, Leeds, LS2 9JZ https://www.luu.org.uk/ 

Free, “but please buy a coffee, cake or something stronger, and consider a donation”.

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