Helping Wiltshire Council meet the challenges ahead – invitation to voice your views

Helping Wiltshire Council meet the challenges ahead – invitation to voice your views

Wiltshire Council is hosting a series of interactive meetings to discuss the challenges ahead. The council currently spends £900 million each year on more than 350 services. The changing demographics, the continuing reduction in funding from central government and changes to the way future government funding might be provided mean further savings need to be found. Working with local communities helping … Continue reading

Training: Introduction to storytelling

An engaging, practical day for beginners wishing to tell stories to family and friends or as part of their work. Find out about the range of traditional stories you might tell, learn useful storytelling techniques and develop confidence with support and plenty of fun. The location is beautiful and there will be the opportunity to … Continue reading

Funding: Prince’s Countryside Fund

The Prince’s Countryside Fund will re-open for applications in September 2016 and are open for funding applications twice a year. Organisations and charities that are helping to protect and sustain Britain’s farming and rural communities will be able to apply for funding of up to £50,000. To be considered for funding projects need to contribute to … Continue reading

Funding: Challenge Fund 2016-2017

RIO as Arts Council bridge organisation for the south west is pleased to announce the launch of the latest round of the Challenge Fund, for 2016-17. RIO is not a grant-giving body, however we do recognise the need to develop new forms of cultural investment. As such this fund will provide leveraged investment to support … Continue reading

Job: Executive Director, Bristol Festivals (p/t, fixed term)

Are you experienced, collaborative & entrepreneurial? Are you passionate about culture? Bristol Festivals seek an exceptional individual to drive the next phase of our development. Bristol is now recognised internationally as a Festival City. Bristol Festivals was established to drive the sustainable and strategic development of Festivals & Events (arts, heritage, science, sport) in Bristol, and … Continue reading