Survey: Celebrating arts, culture and creative practice in early years settings – what would work?

Earlyarts, working with World Pencil, have been commissioned by Arts Council England to undertake a piece of consultative research to look at ways of supporting early years settings to develop, evaluate and celebrate their work around arts, culture and creativity, and specifically to scope out the potential interest and viability of an appropriate early years-specific … Continue reading

Marshwood Arts Awards 2017

The Marshwood Arts Awards is the fourth in a series that began in 2008. Designed to highlight and promote the wealth of creativity in the South West, the Awards are divided into six categories: Painting & Drawing Photography & Digital Media Sculpture Applied Arts (to include products such as: Furniture & Works in Wood, Ceramics & … Continue reading

Training: Professional development for creative businesses, Crafts Council

Training: Professional development for creative businesses, Crafts Council

The Crafts Council has just released tickets for their next series of workshops and 1:1 advice sessions for makers and designers – with more coming soon. They cover a range of topics including: Application writing & presentation skills Business visioning Finances for craft businesses Fundraising skills International practice IP & copyright (incl. employment law) Product photography … Continue reading

Creative Corsham Artists Cafe

The next Creative Corsham Café will meet at The Cafe Corsham (at 1b High Street, Corsham – upstairs opposite the front entrance of The Methuen) on 6 September 2017 at 11am. This meeting will have a focus on visual arts. Please email  if you are attending of if you require further information.

Resource: Digital Update from Audience Agency

Katie Moffat,  head of digital at the Audience Agency, has circulated another newsletter with updates on what’s happening in the world of social media as relevant to the arts, culture museums and heritage sector. In this newsletter Katie mentions the following: ” Ofcom released their annual ‘communications market’ report which contains a ton of useful insights … Continue reading

Funding: Grants for the Arts Libraries Fund, Arts Council England

Funding: Grants for the Arts Libraries Fund, Arts Council England

The Arts Council England’s Arts Funding for Libraries programme is currently open for applications. Through the programme public libraries and organisations / local authorities managing public libraries can apply for grants of between £1,000 and £100,000 for projects that stimulate ambitious and innovative partnerships between libraries and artists and/or arts organisations to encourage library users … Continue reading