Posted in July 2015

Guest blog: Hanne Dahl, Exhibition and Arts Officer at Trowbridge Museum talks about the ideas behind this year’s West of England Festival of Textiles (WEFT)

Guest blog: Hanne Dahl, Exhibition and Arts Officer at Trowbridge Museum talks about the ideas behind this year’s West of England Festival of Textiles (WEFT)

WEFT is a biennial festival of textiles that takes place in the West. It was developed 11 years ago and aims to highlight the history of textile production in this area through exhibiting contemporary work by regional crafters. Over the years WEFT has grown to become a great venue for crafters to display their work … Continue reading

Networking: Employer forums for the VCS sector

Networking: Employer forums for the VCS sector

Impress HR, which provides free HR/Recruitment support to Wiltshire businesses, we are currently running bi-monthly Employer Forums targeting different sectors at each event – the next one will be for the Voluntary and Community Sector (VCS). More details below The aim of the Employer Forums is to find out the skills gaps, training needs and … Continue reading

Training: UBC Certificate in Cultural Planning (international online training)

The international University of British Columbia (UBC) Centre for Cultural Planning and Development, are offering a new session of online professional development courses and workshops, starting September 2015 with opportunities to learn from international experts and expand your professional practice. These courses and workshops can be taken individually for professional development, or applied to the … Continue reading

Networking: Artworks Alliance for participatory artists

Networking: Artworks Alliance for participatory artists

A new umbrella organisation has been established to support individual participatory artists. The Artworks Alliance has been developed from the Paul Hamlyn Foundation funded Artworks scheme to support the development of those working in community arts, socially-engaged arts, voluntary arts, and arts in education and learning. Founding members of ArtWorks Alliance are the leading artform … Continue reading

Job: Assistant Book-keeper and Marketing and Development Manager, Salisbury Arts Centre

Job: Assistant Book-keeper and Marketing and Development Manager, Salisbury Arts Centre

Salisbury Arts Centre are looking to appoint the following: Assistant Book-keeper (part time) – to assist the Finance Administrator in all aspects of the daily financial administration of this busy arts organisation. Deadline for applications: 10am on Thursday 13 August 2015 Marketing and Development Manager (full time) – this post will be delivering the organisation’s … Continue reading

Funding: War Memorial Grants

English Heritage and the Wolfson Foundation, in association with Friends of War Memorials, are providing grants for the repair and conservation of free-standing war memorials in England. These grants are intended to help those who are responsible for the upkeep of war memorials. The grants support the care and preservation of war memorials to a … Continue reading

Funding: The Weavers Company Benevolent Fund

The Weavers’ Company, a textile-related, charitable and sociable organisation, has announced that the next closing date for its grants programme is the 3rd August 2015. The Weaver’s Company Benevolent Fund supports projects working with disadvantaged young people (aged 5 to 30 years) to ensure that they are given every possible chance to meet their full … Continue reading