Posted in February 2018

Resource: Dancing in time: feasibility and acceptability of a contemporary dance programme to modify risk factors for falling in community dwelling older adults

A study on the Dancing in Time contemporary dance programme has been published by University of Leeds. Yorkshire Dance developed this dance programme for older adults from disadvantaged communities and although the research was with a small sample group, it is important as it shows evidence of dance preventing falls in older people, which is … Continue reading

Funding: Dance in schools

The government have announced a further £160 million for the PE and School Sports Premium from 2017/18, which creates new funding opportunities for dance in primary schools. Primary schools will receive on average £16,000 per year to improve the quality of PE and to increase children’s physical activity through sports and dance. Girls are less … Continue reading

Funding: iFeatures, Creative England

Funding: iFeatures, Creative England

The latest round of iFeatures is now open for applications. Creative England’s iFeatures is a low budget filmmaking initiative. iFeatures is funded in partnership with the BFI and BBC. The initiative is aimed at creative talent that has some professional experience and whose work has already garnered positive industry and/ or public attention. Applicants should be … Continue reading

Training: Arts Fundraising & Philanthropy – #BeATrustee, a one-day intensive Trustee Leadership Training for Arts and Cultural fundraisers

Training: Arts Fundraising & Philanthropy – #BeATrustee, a one-day intensive Trustee Leadership Training for Arts and Cultural fundraisers

The Arts Fundraising & Philanthropy Programme is launching a new national training programme to encourage talented arts and cultural practitioners to become Trustees of other charities or arts organisations. According to the Charity Aid Foundation, the average age of a Trustee is 57, only 36% in the UK are female, 8% BAME and 0.5% aged … Continue reading

Job: Healthy Communities Officer (Arts), West Oxfordshire (p/t)

Publica is seeking to recruit a creative and dynamic community development professional. The varied role includes project initiation and management particularly focussed on arts and health, engagement with diverse and vulnerable communities and collaboration with community and statutory partners. You will be part of a small multidisciplinary team with office space at West Oxfordshire District … Continue reading