Filed under COVID-19

Arts Council England support for freelancers

The Arts Council England has announced that they are investing £2 million in to two funds that supports individual artists – Theatre Artists Fund and Help Musicians’ Financial Hardship Fund. Deadline for Round 2 of the Theatre Artist Fund is 12pm Thursday 10 September. The Help Musicians’ Financial Hardship Fund Round 2 is open for … Continue reading

New Celebrating Age Wiltshire concert

Hot on the heels of Jonny Fluffypunk, Celebrating Age Wiltshire bring you a new concert!  This new online performance features Claudia Wood, soprano and her pianist, Julie Aherne and was recorded at WMC on 27 May 2020.  Settle in for a lovely concert of musical theatre, opera and light classics from this local soprano, who … Continue reading

Project lockdown

South West writer Juliet Bromby-Phillips is putting together a writing project to collect, compile and collate individual stories of the lockdown experience / phenomenon.  The invitation is to write in any shape or form expressing your individual experience of lockdown. Stories, letters, diary entries, reflections, accounts, poems. The intention for is to publish a collection … Continue reading

Malmesbury Community Radio Lockdown project

Malmesbury Community Radio is looking to gather thoughts, experiences and memories about lockdown. They want to build up an archive of personal stories, moments and impressions of the experience of lockdown to compile into a radio broadcast. Send them your thoughts, experiences and memories of lockdown, either in audio files (recorded on a phone, tablet or … Continue reading

Wiltshire Creative Connect gets online

Have you seen Wiltshire Creative’s Connects programme? While their venues have been closed, this online programme has developed into a wide range of activities, interviews and performances for all ages as well as support for artists in the region. There are now over 30 films, including a collaboration between violinist Harriet Mackenzie and Ballet D’Avignon, … Continue reading

Frame your view

Scrace Architects in Salisbury have launched their Frame a View competition. During lockdown staring out of our own little boxes has become a favourite pastime and helps us connect the world outside and they feel that that we are all in need of a fresh outlook as we work our way through this crisis. They are … Continue reading