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Opportunity: Write to Play open to D/deaf & disabled writers in the South West

Graeae, together with our South West partners, are offering a unique development opportunity for D/deaf and disabled writers in South West England* to develop their skills and experience. Write to Play is a paid year-long new writing course for D/deaf and disabled writers run by award-winning theatre company Graeae, in partnership with Theatre Royal Plymouth, Wiltshire Creative, … Continue reading

Networking: Engage Conference 2018 – A Social Prescription

The 2018 Engage Conference will explore the intersection between arts, health, wellbeing and education.  Hosted by the Whitworth Art Gallery in Manchester, a centre for excellence in arts and health, we invite educators, curators, researchers, artists and policymakers to discuss the immense diversity of approaches to arts and health in current practice. Date: 13 and 14 November 2018 More detail on Engage website:

Training: Puppetry Masterclass

Book now for Shoebox Theatre’s next masterclass in Bunraku Puppetry on the 1st of September! Bunraku puppetry is an art that finds its origins in Japan – it is becoming an increasingly popular technique and one that many performers are likely to come across in puppetry jobs or auditions. Led by experienced puppeteer and puppet maker Bee … Continue reading

Training: Hothouse, Crafts Council

Training: Hothouse, Crafts Council

Hothouse is a programme of creative and business development, which provides you with the tools to grow a sustainable and successful creative business. Hothouse is unique in being a nationally recruiting programme which takes place at a series of leading centres of craft activity around the country, maximising opportunities for you to broaden horizons and … Continue reading

Training: The NYCGB Young Composers Scheme 2018/19

The National Youth Choirs of Great Britain (NYCGB) Young Composers Scheme is a new initiative run with Digital Partner NMC Recordings which aims to annually identify and develop four talented composers aged 18-25 who are passionate about creating high quality, imaginative new music for vocal ensembles. Running over a whole year, it offers a rewarding … Continue reading

Training: Creative Collaborations 2018 – Participatory work with artists and creative practitioners in heritage settings

This course provides the opportunity to explore the creative potential of your collection or historic site and prepare for delivering creative projects in partnership with artists and creative practitioners. We will explore challenges and examples of best practice to generate ideas and solutions, developing confidence in working with artists and plans for future projects. The … Continue reading

Resource: Rethinking Heritage – A guide to help make your site more dementia-friendly

Rethinking Heritage: A guide to help make your site more dementia-friendly has been produced to help heritage sites improve their accessibility and work towards becoming more dementia-friendly. To help heritage sites get started on becoming dementia-friendly organisations, the guide contains information about how dementia affects people’s experience of interacting with heritage. It also provides tips, … Continue reading