Tagged with arts and environment

Opportunity: Two VASW Reporting Bursaries for the Practice, Place, Purpose Symposium

About Practice, Place, Purpose, 28th June 2018: Led by stewardship organisations National Trust, Forestry Commission, Canal & River Trust and Churches Conservation Trust in partnership with Exeter University, Practice, Place Purpose is a one day symposium exploring the purpose and practice of place-based contemporary arts commissioning and its impact. Expect artist led outdoor wanderings, research papers and provocative debate with … Continue reading

Artworks for Riverdown Park and the new country park

Artworks for Riverdown Park and the new country park

Wiltshire Council Arts  Service through the planning process secured a commitment from Barratt Homes to deliver public art that would engage the local community. This project is now underway. More information on one of the first elements of the project is below: Artist Kerry Lemon has been commissioned by Barratt Homes for a project developed alongside … Continue reading

Training: Walking, Imagining, Writing workshop for writers

Would you like to explore ways of walking to inspire your creativity, connect with your senses and create a deeper understanding of place? The Walkshop explores a range of approaches to walking, imagining and interpreting your surroundings, linking personal memories and associations with landscape, whilst introducing new ways to capture your impressions. Through a combination … Continue reading

Funding: Tesco Bags of Help Scheme

Funding: Tesco Bags of Help Scheme

Bags of Help is Tesco’s local community grant scheme where the money raised by the carrier bag charge in Tesco stores is being used to fund thousands of community projects across the UK. The projects must meet the criteria of bringing benefits to the community. Bags of Help is always open for applications from charities and community organisations. … Continue reading

Opportunity: Artists sought for “Stop littering Dorset’s coastline!” – a project seeking behaviour change and creatively encouraging people not to drop litter on Dorset beaches

Artist wanted to help stop people littering Dorset’s coast. Have you got a creative and innovative idea that will encourage people to change their behaviour? We need to stop littering the beautiful Dorset coastline and sea.  Make residents and visitors to become more aware of the damage littering causes, and why we need to stop. These projects are part … Continue reading

Funding: Tesco Bags of Help Scheme

Funding: Tesco Bags of Help Scheme

Following a 10-week trial in Aberdeen, Dundee and Norwich, Tesco is to stop selling single use carrier bags from 28 August and will replace them with a new 10p ‘Bag for Life’. Community groups, will still benefit from the funding generated by sales of the new bag through the Bags of Help grant funding stream … Continue reading