South West

Festival of Community Theatre - 13 – 16 June 2016

A four day festival celebrating Community Theatre will take place in Bristol with a range of opportunities for people to learn new ways to engage participants and audiences.

The Festival will include 5 original shows, 12 workshops and lots of conversations and ideas.

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Artists Training and Development Manager - deadline 3 May 2016

Creativity Works in Somerset is seeking someone to oversee the management and delivery of its co|Create programme including the support, training and development of artists in socially engaged arts practice.

The company is looking for an individual with organisational and creative leadership skills and experience of supporting the work of artists.

In particular key areas of responsibility will be:

Communications and Administration Coordinator - deadline 25 April 2016

Creativity Works in Somerset is recruiting a part time maternity cover role to support its office management and communications.

Key Areas of Responsibility will include:

Business Development Manager, Creativity Works, Somerset – deadline 4 April 2016

To lead on fundraising, business development and partnership development, and to provide support for Creativity Works’ projects and programmes.

Creativity Works is looking for a positive and proactive individual who would be comfortable being an advocate for the organisation.

Key areas of responsibility will be:

Make a Difference Fund, southwest – open deadline

The Southwest Foundation's Make a Difference fund is offering grants of up to £1,000 to voluntary and community groups in Bath and North East Somerset, Bristol, North Somerset, Gloucester, Cheltenham, Cotswold, South Gloucestershire, Swindon, Wiltshire, Exeter, North Devon, East Devon, Mid-Devon, South Hams, Torbay and Plymouth, where Sovereign’s homes exist.

Getting in on the Act community theatre seminar, Bristol – 18 March 2016

18th March 1.30pm - 4.30pm at the actacentre, Bristol BS3 3AY.

To book, please contact Kathryn:

e: kathryn@acta-bristol.com

t: 0117 9532448

Supported by AHRC and Arts Council England, hosted by Dr Kerrie Schaefer (University of Exeter) and acta Community Theatre.

Funded PhD studentships at University of Winchester - deadline: 13 March

To mark the University's 175th anniversary, this year applications are being sought for 10 fully-funded doctoral research studentships - presenting an opportunity for students interested in focusing on arts and health through the university's Centre for the Arts as Wellbeing.
 

Creative commissioning for better outcomes, seminars nationwide - 16 March–17 May

A series of events in partnership with Public Health England, Local Government Association, Royal Society for Public Health, Arts Council England.

Seminars in Manchester, Torquay and Birmingham share learning from the Cultural Commissioning Locality Projects. These have brought together managers and commissioners in health, public health and local authorities with arts and cultural organisations to test and develop creative approaches to achieve better outcomes.

An Introduction to Dance for Parkinson’s, Plymouth - 2–3 April

Price: From £207 (on-line course cost included)

Location: The House, Plymouth University

This two-day course is offered by the Dance for Parkinson’s Network UK and People Dancing in partnership with English National Ballet, Plymouth Dance and Plymouth University.

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Arts and Dementia Seminar, Winchester – 29 April

A seminar to showcase and celebrate the innovative work undertaken by the Centre for Arts as Wellbeing at University of Winchester, supported by dementia research undertaken at the Institute for Life Sciences, University of Southampton.

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