Posted in May 2015

Job: Executive Director of Artsreach

Job: Executive Director of Artsreach

Artsreach is seeking to appoint a new Executive Director. Artsreach is Dorset’s independent rural arts development organisation with a 25 year history of working with communities across rural Dorset, bringing quality art right to the heart of the community. It is known for a busy year round programme of live performing arts, including contemporary dance, … Continue reading

Training: a-n Writer Development Programme

a-n is inviting applications from members for its new Writer Development Programme. Led by freelance writer and editor Chris Sharratt – a-n’s news editor – the programme is aimed at artists and arts organisers who wish to develop their reviewing, critical writing and journalistic skills. The 10-month programme will involve a variety of writing tasks, … Continue reading

Resource: A brighter future for our towns and cities by the Commission for Underperforming Towns and Cities

A strong cultural offer can attract “bright young businesses” to underperforming towns and cities helping to maximise growth potential, according to a new report by the Commission for Underperforming Towns and Cities. ‘A brighter future for our towns and cities’ details a number of ways that local authorities, Local Enterprise Partnerships and government can maximise … Continue reading

Interview with Meril Morgan on Wiltshire Council arts blog

Marie Lennon, presenter on BBC Radio Wiltshire interviewed Meril Morgan last week on the success of the arts blog. To hear the interview, click on this link: Interview with Meril Morgan on Wiltshire Council arts blog (dated 22 May 2015 and is about 10 minutes into the BBC Wiltshire  programme)

Resource: BBC’s Get Inspired Activity Maker

Get Inspired might be of interest to dance and movement groups. Get Inspired is all about promoting a healthy lifestyle through sports and fitness activities suitable for all ages and abilities. We have a ‘give it a go’ attitude so if your event or club encourages participation, sports and active health, then we’d love for … Continue reading