Posted in April 2016

Training: Arts and Mental Health CPD Session

Training: Arts and Mental Health CPD Session

This free session, led by Sarah Blowers and Viv Gordon, will use Viv Gordon’s creation process as a springboard to offer advice on how to develop work when you are an artist with mental health issues and how you communicate with venues and other arts organisations.   The session will be held on Wednesday 4th May, 5:30 – 6:30pm, at the Corn Exchange, Dorchester. … Continue reading

Resource: Arts and Health South West Podcasts

Resource: Arts and Health South West Podcasts

Arts and Health South West are now releasing AHSW Podcasts, which you will be able to listen to from their website and download to your computer, phone or tablet via iTunes. Subscribe to the AHSW Podcast on iTunes by clicking here The Arts & Health South West Podcasts are sound recordings which feature conversations with practitioners from around the … Continue reading

Funding: Tesco Bags of Help Scheme

The Tesco Bags of Help scheme enables local community groups to apply for money to develop local resources and promote greener living and working.  There are grants of £8,000, £10,000 and £12,000 available. The scheme can support arts projects that are open and accessible, incorporates the physical improvement of the space and promote wellbeing within the community. … Continue reading

Resource: A Toolkit for Outdoor Artists

A simple and easy-to-follow toolkit providing simple guidance and asking some really useful questions for people considering working in the Outdoor Arts sector. Created by Theatre Bristol, Seachange Arts, Le Forneau, Close Act and Bui Bolg as a result of the Leonardo Open Out Arts Partnership. See the online toolkit here.  

Funding: The Michael Tippett Musical Foundation

The Michael Tippett Musical Foundation, the charitable Trust established by the composer to encourage the music of the future, has announced that it is open for applications. Funding of between £500 and £4,000 is available for the development of group music making, especially involving young people. Because of the Trust’s link with a major composer, … Continue reading

Funding: The Woodward Charitable Trust

The Woodward Charitable Trust, which is one of the Sainsbury Family Charitable Trusts has announced that it General Grant making programme is open for applications. Applications are welcomed from UK registered charities working addressing a wide range of social issues. This includes: Children and young people who are isolated, at risk of exclusion or involved … Continue reading

Conference: West of England Music Education

The West of England Music Education for all Primary, Early Years teachers, music leaders & students takes place on Friday 1 July 2016 at South Gloucestershire and Stroud College, Wise Campus, New Road, Stoke Gifford, Bristol, BS34 8LP. More details on Wiltshire Music Connect website.