North East

Artist opportunity with Equal Arts – deadline 12 April 2021

Equal Arts are looking for artists with experience and knowledge of gardening in community settings to join their HenPower Project, delivering sessions in the care settings they support.

Initially delivering sessions online, then returning to the gardens of care homes, the organisation is planning projects in the North East, North West and London for freelance artists.

Find out more and how to apply here


Arts and design project officer vacancy within the NHS – deadline 15 March 2020

The NHS is looking for an art and design project officer to join the York Arts in Hospitals team, to be based at Scarborough Hospital.

The officer will act as a point of contact for art related issues and will represent the Art and Design Service by participating in capital scheme project teams or by acting as the project co-ordinator for smaller art projects. They will also manage the day to day maintenance of art related activities, art performances, volunteers and the recording of information.

Illuminating the Self, Newcastle – until 9 May 2020

Susan Aldworth and Andrew Carnie investigate the human perspective of living with epilepsy and the potential impact of technological interventions within the brain. Across two galleries (Vane Gallery 15 January-29 February and Hatton Gallery 17 January-9 May), both artists use a range of techniques from traditional printmaking to large-scale video and sculptural installations. The exhibition has been made in collaboration with the Newcastle University-led CANDO project which is developing a new light-based therapy for focal epilepsy.

Call for contributions: Cultures of Health and Wellbeing – 21-22 March 2019

The conference is aimed at those working with the arts/heritage/creativity and health/wellbeing - or interested in learning more about this work. It will be an opportunity to explore the particular challenges and opportunities presented by a time of unprecedented growth and political and public interest in the field.

Administrator/events coordinator for Culture, Health & Wellbeing Alliance – deadline Friday 12 October 2018

The Culture, Health and Wellbeing Alliance is seeking an events coordinator/administrator to support this young organisation’s development over the next 12 months. The postholder will be based in Leeds with some national travel to support events and meetings.

Deadline: Friday 12 October (5pm)

Facing the Future

To kick-start the autumn, LAHF has commissioned a series of blogs about the future of arts and health which we will be publishing daily over the next 2 weeks. The blogs, from leading practitioners working across the spectrum of creativity and wellbeing ask where this work is heading and what challenges and opportunities might open up in the year ahead. The blog series will begin on Monday 10th September and a new blog will be published each weekday until 21st September.

Bobby Baker’s Great & Tiny War, Newcastle – from 7 September 2018

Bobby Baker's latest work focuses on her own family history and the domestic experiences of women during the First World War, creating an immersive multi-media art installation in a terraced Newcastle house.

7 September to 9 November 2018

Understanding personal budgets – 15 &16 November 2017

Voluntary Voices is running two free training events for organisations seeking to work with people using personal budgets

The training days aim to offer:

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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