Posted in September 2018

Opportunity: National Memory Day Poetry Competition

Opportunity: National Memory Day Poetry Competition

Following the success of the first competition in 2017, Literature Works is delighted to announce that it is opening again for 2018.  This year’s focus is on poetry only. Dedicated to the theme of ‘memory’, the competition will have two prize categories this year: Best Poem prize: sponsored by Literature Works. 1st Prize £700, 2nd prize £200, 3rd prize £100. Primary Carer Voice prize: … Continue reading

Training: How to Get Published

Literature Works is working with Writers & Artists to bring ‘How to Get Published’ to Bristol on 1 December 2018.  Including talks and workshops from an array of acclaimed authors, panel discussions with leading publishers, and insight from top literary agents, this is a day of discovery dedicated to how you can take your writing to … Continue reading

Resource: State of Museum Access 2018

Vocal Eyes has, in collaboration with Stagetext and Autism in Museums published the State of Museum Access 2018 and launched the Museum Access Pledge. The report comprises guidance to help museums create or review the information that they provide online. Their audit of the websites of UK accredited museums found that one in five (19%) failed to provide any access … Continue reading

Resource: Digital Update from Audience Agency

Resource: Digital Update from Audience Agency

Katie Moffat,  head of digital at the Audience Agency, has circulated another newsletter with updates on what’s happening in the world of social media as relevant to the arts, culture museums and heritage sector. In this newsletter Katie mentions the following: “Bad news for social media platforms: most of them have recently reported a decline in … Continue reading

Funding: Creative England Investments

Creative England’s investment fund is open for applications for new SMEs. We are looking to invest in strong creative and digital businesses looking to grow and scale. We know how difficult it is to access finance from traditional sources and that in order to take your business to the next stage, you need a cash injection … Continue reading

Networking: Creative Enterprise programme, Creative England

Creative England’s Creative Enterprise programme brings together companies who work in moving image for storytelling, spanning film and television, games and technology, to build meaningful connections and create opportunities for business growth. Through exclusive events and bespoke workshops led by industry leaders and mentors, Creative Enterprise will provide expertise and training to futureproof the next generation of … Continue reading

Resource: Arts in Schools advocacy toolkit

Cultural Learning Alliance has published an Arts in Schools Toolkit in partnership with Bacc for the Future and What Next?. It’s designed to provide all the information you need to champion arts education, Source: ArtWorks Alliance