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Get Creative Networking – 12 February 2016

What Next? And the BBC is organising a series of events to help organisations find out more about the Get Creative campaign and Get Creative Day.

Arts for Health Cornwall closes

Leading arts in health organisation Arts for Health Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly has closed due to the “increasingly challenging economic climate”. The organisation will continue to trade over the next few months as it winds down its operations.

Creative Writing for Wellbeing Course – 29 November 2015

A two day course in creative writing and learning about its applications with groups for enhanced wellbeing.

Orchard Foundation in Bristol is running a non-residential weekend course for participants to experience enjoyable confidence-building writing approaches, explore themes important to you and learn techniques for working with others and/or trying yourself. All levels of experience welcome - courses are tailored and supportive. Tutors are experienced practitioners and facilitators. Our venues are pleasant and welcoming.

Executive Director, Artsreach, Dorset - deadline 21 September

Artsreach is Dorset’s independent rural arts development organisation with a 25 year history of working with communities across rural Dorset, bringing quality art right to the heart of the community. It is known for a busy year round programme of live performing arts, including contemporary dance, music and theatre (regional, national or international) alongside an innovative visual arts programme and wide ranging creative project work. Artsreach is a registered charity and an Arts Council England National Portfolio organisation.

Freelance Opportunity for Poetry practitioners, Gloucestershire & Oxfordshire – training days 17 & 18 September

The Courtyard is recruiting three poetry practitioners to deliver a new Arts and Older People in Care Programme, Making of Me, in care homes in Gloucestershire and Oxfordshire. This exciting opportunity to be a part of an innovative and nationally recognised project, will allow you to develop your own practice, whilst working alongside experts within the Arts and Older People field.

Producer (Youth Dance and Diversity), Dorchester – deadline 3 September

Activate is looking for an imaginative, dynamic and experienced Dance Producer. The role will take an overview of diversity and community youth work for the organisation.

P/T up to £26,000 (pro-rata)
permanent post subject to funding

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Arts leader sought for Creative Arts for Dementia Group, Poole – deadline 31 December

Poole Housing Partnership is inviting expressions of interest from art tutors/artists/art therapists to lead a Creative Arts for Dementia Group on a contract basis.

The weekly group will be for people with early or mid stage dementia that, subject to funding, should be running from the autumn following a successful pilot earlier this year. You will be required to register with the Borough of Poole as a provider of services prior to starting to provide the service.

An expression of interest form must be submitted by 31st December 2015.

MSc in Creative Writing for Therapeutic Purposes – interview dates 27 August (London), 8 September (Bristol)

Validated by Middlesex University (London), the MSc in Creative Writing for Therapeutic Purposes offers face-to face development in personal, practical and professional practice of creative writing for therapeutic purposes taught over 10 weekends per year. Students can complete a Postgraduate Certificate (Year 1), a Postgraduate Diploma (Year Two) and independent study with a Research Advisor to complete a dissertation (Year 3) and receive the MSc award. The course is offered in Clifton, Bristol and Ealing, London.

Projects Director and Senior Project Manager – deadline 31 August 2015

Bristol based arts in health consultants Willis Newson are seeking two senior positions to support the delivery of its programme of activities.

Salaries from £25,000 - £35,000. Full details of these curatorial roles are available on request.

http://www.willisnewson.co.uk/opportunities.html

Music as a Healing Art – 25 July 2015

A four day course in Gloucestershire will explore the relationship between music and health and wellbeing.

The course from 25 – 29 July at the Tonalis Music Centre, Stroud, Gloucestershire will look at rhythm, harmony and a holistic approach to care and wellbeing.

http://www.tonalismusic.co.uk/images/pdfs/25-29_July_The_Healing_Art_of_...

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