Tagged with arts and culture

Resource: The Big Conversation 2018 results

The results of Voluntary Arts’ annual large-scale survey, The Big Conversation 2018, to understand and evidence the needs and ambitions of the participatory arts sector are now available. The survey closed in the middle of December 2018 and hundreds of people across the UK and Ireland responded giving some key insights including: the importance of the … Continue reading

Opportunity: Freelance Community Producer – Creative Trade Route, Gloucestershire (fixed term)

The Community Producer will contribute ideas and experience to shape a new Creative Trade Route (CTR) which will run up and down the Painswick Valley and connect a range of cultural venues and community assets across Gloucester and Stroud. Responsibilities include co-ordinating a programme of creative skills workshops as well as ACP’s Wearable Art Festival and competition … Continue reading

Training: Social Media training, Chippenham

The Chippenham Art, Culture and Event group  are offering social media training for local arts practitioners on Wednesday 30th January 2019 on the ground floor of Jubilee building, Chippenham Borough Lands Charity, Chippenham.  Sessions are: 10am to 12noon will be for complete beginners 1 to 3pm will be for people who use it but need to find … Continue reading

Training: AHSW Spring School 2019

Training: AHSW Spring School 2019

The 2019 Arts and Health South West Spring School is an intensive residential school for health professionals, researchers and arts practitioners in a beautiful location in Dorset. The Spring School offers time for collaboration, action learning, and experimental practice. The 2019 Spring School focus is on storytelling and young people’s mental health and takes place … 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: The BBC has made over 16,000 sound effects available for download. They are under personal, … Continue reading

Guest blog: A Celebration of Art in Wiltshire – Project Officer, Joy Bloomfield reflects on how Creative Wiltshire and ARTeology have collected and inspired our creative talent

Guest blog: A Celebration of Art in Wiltshire – Project Officer, Joy Bloomfield reflects on how Creative Wiltshire and ARTeology have collected and inspired our creative talent

Museum and archive collections are, in their very nature, eclectic. They often have roots in one person’s fascination with the past and they develop and grow much like a tree putting out roots. They are often dependent on donations, and collecting policies within museums are developed to provide some structure to this form of collecting, … Continue reading

Resource: The MARCH Network

On November 8th the UK MARCH Network was launched at the Royal Society of Public Health (RSPH) The MARCH Network is one of 8 new national networks funded by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) as part of the 2018 Cross-Council Mental Health Plus call to further research into mental health. MARCH focuses on social, cultural … Continue reading