Posted in February 2015

Guest Blog: Pru Maltby, guest curator at the Young Gallery, talks about how Robin Tanner’s drawings inspired The Plant Project

Guest Blog: Pru Maltby, guest curator at the Young Gallery, talks about how Robin Tanner’s drawings inspired The Plant Project

The Plant Project: A modest rather tatty notebook caught my attention during a commission call-out event for artists and curators to work with the collection held at the Young Gallery, Salisbury, as part of their preSENSE project – raising awareness and reaching a wider audience. It contained the delicate observational drawings from nature by Robin … Continue reading

Resource: Safeguarding for trustees

Are you a trustee, director, board member, governor or committee member of a charity, trust or association that works with children? If so, then this publication, “Everyones Business – Safeguarding for Trustees“, will be of interest to you and your colleagues. This guide sets out your responsibilities for safeguarding and protecting children, and helps you link your … Continue reading

Training: Begin it Now! Storytelling

The International School of Storytelling holds a number of short courses  at Emerson College, East Sussex. This includes the “Begin it Now!” weekend course on 20-22 March 2015. It starts at 19.00 on Friday and ends at 12.30 on Sunday. Tuition fee: £169. More details and how to book are online.

Training: Extend Cross Arts Leadership Programme

Comprising a Personal Development Plan, two residentials, mentoring and group projects, Extend aims to give participants the confidence, skills and a range of experiences that will enable them to achieve a greater degree of leadership in their future career – this might be through gaining a leadership position or spearheading achievements that raise the status … Continue reading

Funding: The Momentum Music Fund

Funding: The Momentum Music Fund

The PRS for Music Foundation and Arts Council England have announced that the next application deadline for the Momentum Music Fund is the 2nd June 2015. The Momentum Music Fund is a £500,000 fund to develop the careers of talented artists and bands. It is anticipated that grants of between £5,000 and £15,000 will be … Continue reading

Conference: Writing for Wellbeing – Lapidus Day 2015

You are warmly invited to the Lapidus Day 2015: Writing and Words for Wellbeing Conference on Saturday, 14 March 2015 at Cardiff Metropolitan University, Llandaff Campus, from 10am until 6pm (registration from 9am). The day will include presentations by keynote speakers Jeff Wallace, Professor of English at Cardiff Metropolitan University, and Fiona Hamilton, writer and therapeutic … Continue reading