Tagged with arts and environment

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

Opportunity: Artist Residencies, Beaford Arts

Beaford Arts are calling for creative artists to produce engaging arts with local schools which will feature in ‘Community Trails’; a series of walks open to the public. Four Artist Residency opportunities are available to apply for now in North Devon, with each residency paid at £2000 in total. We welcome applications from artists working in all art … Continue reading

Guest Blog: An insight into our working practices towards a curated show at The Pound Arts Centre, Corsham – Melissa Cole, Sculptor and Jonathan Mansfield, Landscape Painter

Guest Blog: An insight into our working practices towards a curated show at The Pound Arts Centre, Corsham – Melissa Cole, Sculptor and Jonathan Mansfield, Landscape Painter

We are two Wiltshire-based artists who have been brought together by Fiona Cassidy, curator at The Pound Arts Centre, for an exhibition of sculpture and painting: Ancient Landscapes: New Lines – complementing the Salisbury Museum summer 2017 initiative of celebrating British Art: Ancient Landscapes which is an exhibition that runs to 3 September 2017 at Salisbury Museum … Continue reading