Posted in April 2015

Opportunity: Be part of Theatre Fest West 2016

Now in its fifth year, Salisbury Playhouse is calling out to South West theatre companies and performers to take part in the next Theatre Fest West which will take place from mid-March to early-April 2016. The fourth two-week long festival showcased performances from some of the south west’s most exciting theatre makers and included new writing, … Continue reading

Opportunity: Youth Music prizes to give away

Opportunity: Youth Music prizes to give away

Thanks to Dawsons Music, Youth Music has two fantastic prize bundles of instruments, books, technology, equipment and posters to give away. All you have to do to enter is share your expertise. Find out more and enter here. The competition closes on Thursday 21 May 2015.  

Opportunity: Perform at Keynsham Music Festival

An open call out for local dance companies, artists and groups to perform at the LOVEdance pop up stage on the final day (Sunday 5th July 2015) of this FREE one-week long music festival (which attracts over 20,000 people)at The Park, Keynsham. We are looking for a wide range of dance styles and would like to showcase and … Continue reading

Opportunity: National Youth Orchestra auditions

Opportunity: National Youth Orchestra auditions

Auditions for the National Youth Orchestra (NYO) are now open. If you are aged 13-18, play at Grade 8 distinction level, and are totally committed to music, apply now to be part of NYO 2016. Closing date for applications is 1 June 2015. More details online

Resource: The English Folk Dance and Song Society Resource Bank

Resource: The English Folk Dance and Song Society Resource Bank

The English Folk Dance and Song Society (EFDSS) have launched their resource bank packed with free downloadable learning materials for using English traditional folk song, music, dance, drama and other arts in your teaching and learning. The Resource Bank was developed through The Full English project with funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund. More details online.

Opportunity: BBC Music Day, 5 June 2015

Opportunity: BBC Music Day, 5 June 2015

BBC Music Day will connect communities and generations with an inspirational celebration of music across the UK. More details on Youth Music’s blog and the BBC website or for further information, please contact bbcmusicday@bbc.co.uk.

Supporting music tuition in Wiltshire schools

Wiltshire Music Connect (Wiltshire’s Music Hub) have published details of support for music tuition in Wiltshire schools from September 2015 on their website. Letters have been sent to all schools (supported by briefing sessions for schools staff this week) and separate letters are now being distributed for families. Support and guidance documents can be found … Continue reading

Resource: The Audience Agency Digital Newsletter

Resource: The Audience Agency Digital Newsletter

The Audience Agency has a fortnightly newsletter with a very specific focus featuring the latest, most important news from the social media and digital world – as relevant to the arts, culture and heritage sectors. The latest newsletter talks about Twitter tools and search tips including SocialRank to help you search and analyse your followers, Followerwonk which … Continue reading

Job: Executive Director, Nuffield, Southampton

Job: Executive Director, Nuffield, Southampton

Nuffield seeks to appoint a new role of Executive Director to play a key leadership role in supporting and enabling Nuffield’s artistic vision and ambition and striving for excellence across every aspect of Nuffield’s work. This is a demanding and exciting job and the ideal candidate will relish the challenges of working at the heart … Continue reading

Opportunity: Call for Artists – Practice

Opportunity: Call for Artists – Practice

This is an open call for practitioners to test new and innovative contemporary performance and dance work in front of a live audience. Practice will consist of up to four selected extracts of work in progress by solo performers and companies, with the potential for some of the works to be further developed and performed … Continue reading