Opportunity: artist, maker and designer call out from Knowle West Media Centre, Bristol for a mobile “Future Home” stucture

Knowle West Media Centre (KWMC) is seeking to commission an artist, maker or designer to create an engaging mobile structure where people can experience the home of the future. The Future Home will: navigate the streets of Bristol, popping up at community events and festivals pique people’s curiosity and delight the senses inform and inspire … Continue reading

Training: Running Writing Groups – online course

Discover how to design, launch and facilitate your own writing group with this new six-week online course. Discover how to design, launch and facilitate your own writing group. This new six-week online course, led by experienced practitioners Victoria Field and Anne Taylor will furnish writers, academics and counsellors with the skills and confidence to run … Continue reading

Training: Introduction to Therapeutic and Reflective Writing – online course

An 8-week online course in writing for personal and professional development which provides skills, techniques and resources for both personal exploration and for use with clients and groups. This eight-week online course in writing for personal and professional development provides an introduction to journal writing, life writing, biblio-poetry therapy and reflective writing, it will provide skills, techniques … Continue reading

Funding: The Axisweb Artist Award

Supporting Artists to be Artists;  the Award offers members of Axisweb £1,000 cash, a personalised support package, an artist film produced by Axisweb plus editorial and promotion through the Axisweb website and social media platforms. More details on membership and the award here. Deadline: 5pm, 4 June 2018

Job: Corporate Relationships Manager, Wiltshire Creative

Job: Corporate Relationships Manager, Wiltshire Creative

Wiltshire Creative, comprising Salisbury Playhouse, Salisbury Arts Centre and Salisbury International Arts Festival – seeks to recruit a Corporate Relationships Manager to make a significant and vital contribution to this dynamic and growing organisation. As a registered charity Wiltshire Creative raises funds from local and national businesses alongside its public and commercial income and other … Continue reading

Job: Artist Development Officer, a space arts, Southampton

‘a space’ arts supports artists and inspires audiences through exhibitions, studio spaces, professional development and by culturally reanimating lost spaces with arts and heritage. An experienced individual is required to co-ordinate and deliver a multi-strand development programme aimed at visual artists and independent visual arts organisations, working in Southampton. The programme is designed to assist … Continue reading

Funding: Prince’s Countryside Fund

Funding: Prince’s Countryside Fund

The Prince’s Countryside Fund has grants of up to £50,000 available for innovative projects that will provide a lasting legacy to the individuals and communities they seek to benefit. The grant programme currently aims to tackle the following key rural issues: To improve the prospects of viability for family farm businesses To sustain rural communities … Continue reading

Resource: The Health Benefits of Knitting, a Knit for Peace publication

Knit for Peace has released a report called The Health Benefits of Knitting, which reviewed evidence-based research on the health benefits of knitting.  Knitting dramatically improves physical and mental health, lowering blood pressure, slowing the onset of dementia, distracting from chronic pain, keeping arthritic fingers moving as well as combating depression and anxiety. In addition, … Continue reading