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Discover! Creative Careers

Discover! Creative Careers is an initiative by the UK creative industries to make it easier for young people to find careers in the creative industries. Funded by the Arts Council is is a website that has a range of resources that will help young people find their perfect career in the creative industries. Discover! Creative … Continue reading

Arts UK digital learning resources

Art UK, a collaboration between over 3,300 British institutions, already acts as the online home for every public art collection in the UK.  It has now brought together all of its learning resources for schools under one (digital) roof. The schools learning resources focus on Art and Design and Art History, but have strong cross-curricular … Continue reading

Celebrating Black History Month

The Arts Council has published its special edition of the Creative Lowdown that celebrates Black History Month bringing to you just some of the many ways you can engage with Black History Month this year, from talks and workshops to exhibitions and showcases from around the UK. Closer to home, Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre … Continue reading

Multi Sensory Art Project

The Multi Sensory Art Project (MSAP) is a collaboration between The Roche Court Educational Trust and Larkrise School, Trowbridge, to provide creative, sensory experiences for children with profound and multiple learning disabilities. The project aims to remove barriers and make contemporary art accessible to those who are least likely to experience it. MSAP engages groups … Continue reading

And the winner is…

The first ever Wiltshire Music Education Awards were launched this year by Wiltshire Music Connect. The awards are designed to celebrate people and schools in the county who dedicate themselves to creating outstanding music education for children and young people. Even though Covid-19 caused restrictions and school closures, young people, schools, and music teachers in Wiltshire have … Continue reading

First Young Artist-in-Residence announced at the Swindon Museum and Art Gallery

Seventeen-year-old New College student James Keel is the inaugural Young Artist-in-Residence at Swindon Museum and Art Gallery.  The gallery, on Bath Road in Old Town, has launched a Young Artist-in-Residence programme to promote emerging creative talent in Swindon, and James is the first in the gallery’s 79 year history. The Young Artist-in-Residence programme will celebrate … Continue reading

Wiltshire Music Connect – Don’t Drop Music campaign

Wiltshire Music Connect have launched an upbeat, positive and optimistic campaign to raise awareness of children and young people’s music making opportunities in Wiltshire during the Covid-19 pandemic. There’s a short film (see if your can spot YOUR music teacher!) and handy resources for parents, schools, and music tutors.