The Westbury Festival has been running for 10 years. It is a community festival with no paid employees and run on a shoestring budget. 2017 was a great success with over 70 events around 50% of which were free. This is important as Westbury scores poorly on many social deprivation indices and the Festival is … Continue reading
Creative Mothers is an initiative between Art of Libraries and artist Lizzie Philps, supported by Procreate and inspired by the Mother House Studio to explore and diversify understandings of mother, landscape and place. We are inviting 5 creative’s to trial a new way of working in Gloucester, with a view to developing sustainable networks of mother/artist/practitioners … Continue reading
Wiltshire Music Connect, Wiltshire’s music education hub, has published its annual report for the academic year 2016/17. More details and to download the report please visit Wiltshire Music Connect website.
The NFU Mutual Charitable Trust, which was set up in 1998, to promote and support charities in the UK working in agriculture, rural development and insurance has announced that the next closing date for applications is the 25th May 2018. The Trustees are particularly interested in initiatives in the areas of education of young people … Continue reading
The War Memorials Trust is providing grants for the repair and conservation of free-standing war memorials in England. These grants are intended to help those who are responsible for the upkeep of war memorials. The grants support the care and preservation of war memorials to a high standard, and to prevent the decay of this … Continue reading
Wesleyan, the specialist financial mutual, aims to give up to £1 million a year to good causes throughout the UK. Every quarter Wesleyan invites its customers and supporters of the chosen causes to vote for the cause they would most like to support. The more votes a cause gets, the bigger the share of support … Continue reading
The UK Government has announced the development of a new £60 million-pound pilot fund to help increase the range of children’s television in the UK. The fund is still in development, but would be available for content broadcast on commercial Public Service Broadcasters (PSBs), as well as for other free and widely available channels and … Continue reading
The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has announced that the Big Lottery Fund will be involved in the distribution of up to £300 million pounds released from dormant bank and building society accounts. The money will be used to help the homeless, disadvantaged young people, local charities, social enterprises and other good … Continue reading
Matt Hancock MP was appointed Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport on 8 January 2018 in a Cabinet reshuffle. He was previously Minister of State for Digital from July 2016 to January 2018. More information online.
Wiltshire Rural Music is seeking a professional to help us capture, record and evaluate Music on your Doorstep. Music on your Doorstep is a rural music-making project working with small village communities at ‘grassroots’ level. The project will target three communities; Holt, Mere and Ramsbury where we aim to engage communities to participate, appreciate and celebrate … Continue reading