Posted in February 2014

The Semantic Archive

The Semantic Archive follows the pattern of enquiry and reflection common to both artistic creation and research. The starting point for the project was the archive and the staff at the History Centre who selected 16 documents from the 8 miles of shelves. These documents were selected for their social resonance or personal significance and … Continue reading

The Full English Archive Day

The Full English Archive Day

The Full English Archive Day at the Wiltshire and Swinon History Centre Saturday 17 May, 2:00pm – 5:00pm Celebrating The Full English digital archive and the collections within the Wiltshire and Swinon History Centre. The Full English digital archive brings together 19 rich and diverse manuscript collections – including those of Alfred Williams held at … Continue reading

Funding: Starter for 10 Programme

Creative England is pleased to announce that due to popular demand this year’s Starter for 10 programme is no longer solely restricted to businesses under two years old. If you’re a creative business based in the South West and you have an idea for an innovative new product or service, you have until 23 February … Continue reading

Funding: The Fidelio Trust Grants Programme

The Fidelio Trust offers grants of up to £5,000 in support of the Arts, in particular the dramatic and operatic arts, music, speech and dance. The Trustees aim to help individuals and groups such as Colleges, Arts Festivals and other arts organisations who would not be able to carry out a project or activity without … Continue reading

Funding: The Austin and Hope Pilkington Trust

The Austin and Hope Pilkington Trust which awards grants to registered charities in the United Kingdom has announced that the next closing date for applications is the 1st June 2014. During 2014, the Trust is seeking to fund projects that promote Music and the Arts and help the elderly. Grants are usually between £1,000 and … Continue reading

Funding: For Schools to Purchase Musical Equipment

Schools in the UK, that wish to purchase musical instruments and equipment can apply for funding of up to £2,000 through the EMI Music Sound Foundation’s Instrument and/or Equipment Awards. To date the Foundations has made awards to over two thousand schools, individual students and teachers improve their access to music through the purchase or … Continue reading