North West

Executive Director – deadline 9 October 2017

Sick Festival is recruiting an Executive Director to be based in its Manchester office.

The role is designed to support the company’s integration into the Arts Council’s national portfolio of organisations.

http://www.sickfestival.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/APPLICATION-PACK-EXECUTIVE-DIRECTOR-2017.pdf

Art for Wellbeing Co-ordinator – deadline 27 September 2017

North West based Cartwheel Arts is seeking a Project Co-ordinator to deliver the current phase of its programme of work in arts and mental health.

Freelance Project Coordinator, Libraries and Arts, Salford – deadline 19 June 2017

Salford Community Leisure Ltd. wish to commission a project coordinator for the first year of Salford Libraries and Arts Programme, funded by Arts Council England. The programme will engage existing library users and museum visitors in high quality arts events, performances and activities at Eccles, Pendleton, Swinton and Walkden Library and Gateway Centres and at Salford Museum and Art Gallery.

Creative practitioner for the Challege – ongoing deadline

The Challenge, a social integration charity in northwest England, is seeking an arts practitioner to leads teams of up to 13 young people, delivering workshops in art skills and showing young people how to use this skill to bring different groups and communities together.

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Clinical Commissioning Group puts arts at the centre of care

NHS Halton Clinical Commissioning Group, responsible for planning NHS services for more than 125,000 people, has commited the organisation to commissioning cultural activity, using a "more than medicine" approach to support wellbeing. The CCG hopes to provide a mixed method model that others could follow.

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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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DMLab Challenge North West, Manchester – 27 May 2017

A free gig for four teams of disabled musicians and technologists to showcase brand new commissions created over four weeks as part of the Drake Music Lab Challenge.

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Living Well Right to the End: Annual meeting, Cumbria – 26-29 June 2017

A College of Medicine meeting to consider the complexities and multiple interpretations of maintaining quality of life towards the end of life.

Rydal Hall, near Ambleside, Cumbria
26th – 29th June 2017

Full programme and registration on the British Pain Society website here. Early bird booking to 22nd May.

 

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.

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