Thriving Communities grants have been created to support not-for-profit organisations and community groups who provide activities and support that help people stay well, do the things they enjoy and remain living independently at home for as long as possible.
Explore what you and your organisation can do to help tackle ecological disaster without breaking the bank in our two-day workshop. Speakers include David Hunter of leading social enterprise solicitors Bates Wells Braithwaite and Eoin McQuone of Sustainable Business Design as well as prominent local corporate and branding coaches.
Dimitri Hegemann who founded the famous techno club Tresor that with Berghain represents the pulse of Berlin and whose campaign 'Happy Locals' seeks to energize smaller towns.
Two recent changemakers are Ania Pilipenko, who heads the co-operative for Holzmarkt a large unusual riverside development and Robin Schellenberg, co-founder of Klunkerkranich, the rooftop club, with one Berlin's best views, that transforms during the day from a family gathering place into an evening club that helped revitalize Neukoelln.
Robin Watkins - Davis is a contemporary artist (and the UK's youngest yoga teacher!)
An installation of her project SHIFT will be in St Laurence Church in Stroud from 12-18th October 2019. The aim of the week is to share creative practices (movement, art and music) with people to create an environment which facilities a SHIFT in perspective, state of mind and mood. In her own words “Movement and art has been a massively useful tool in my life and I want the program to offer people a choice of arts to so that they can experience a SHIFT and to find the right creative tool for them”.
Are you an arts practitioner, or arts organisation in the Forest of Dean? A maker? Maybe you'd love to work with artists and aren't sure how to apply for grants to support you to do so? If so, this is for you. Do you know that you don’t have to be an artist to apply for Arts Council Grants?
YPIA is a national organisation for arts professionals at the outset of their careers. The S.West group is holding a networking event on the 18th June so you can meet colleagues in the cultural and creative industries. Find out more here:
Arlene McGlynn and Sarah Rawlings have many years of experience of working with sponsors, patrons and Trusts, at Cheltenham Festivals and elsewhere. They will be sharing their expertise and answering questions at the Living from Art network meeting on 20 June 6.30 - 8.30
Tales of the Forest is an ecological art project that aims to use imagination to look in new ways at contemporary issues, from sustainability and the natural world, to ageing and loneliness, exploring how these things might be related. The project is about looking at the narratives we live by, understanding them as malleable, and re-imaging them through art, collaboration and experimentation.
On Thursday June 6th from 6-9pm The Wilson is holding a Creative Car Boot with live music in the 3rd Floor gallery. It will be a platform for emerging designers and makers to trial new products and a chance for visitors to purchase something unique. The table top fee is just £5. If you are a designer/maker and you would like to secure a table top, please fill in the registration form here: https://form.jotformeu.com/91404518386359.
The Three Choirs Festival based in Gloucester is seeking a versatile Production Manager to deliver the logistical and technical operations of the event. Dealing primarily with the infrastructure in and around the magnificent cathedrals at the heart of the festival, you will also be involved in planning for events in a host of beautiful and striking venues.
To complement Misshapes: The Making of Tatty Devine and Ernest Gimson: Look,Design, Make and enrich the content of both exhibitions we would like to offer our second floor gallery space to contemporary makers to take part in our residency programme.
The timing for this is 15 June – 18 August 2019; we are offering 2 x four week residencies* during this period to lead us into the Tatty Devine exhibition and start awareness of our Gimson exhibition. *There is flexibility to reduce the duration of the residency for a suitable proposal
A collection of work by artist Matt Rowe and accompanying research materials gathered in collaboration with curator Laura Mansfield, this exhibition reflects upon the story and tradition of John Barleycorn through associated artefacts and artworks.
This artist opportunity is to create a new permanent artwork or works for a mixed use development of 215 homes and associated open space and infrastructure on 15 hectares of land in Coalpit Heath, South Gloucestershire. Artists are invited to respond to the industrial history of hatmaking locally.
Cheltenham International Film Festival are delighted to be joining forces with film education charity, Into Film, to deliver a workshop on film programming for young people aged 16-19 at the Wilson Art Gallery.
Participants will learn about careers in cinema exhibition, how films are programmed and what goes into running a film festival. No previous programming experience is necessary, just a love of film!
Would you like to find out more about national trends and explore the Gloucestershire volunteering picture?
Or come along and hear more about how you can get involved as a volunteer and discover the huge range of benefits open to you. From the satisfaction of giving back to the community to gaining new skills, knowledge and experience.
Gloucester Services want to continue to nurture and introduce new suppliers of food and lifestyles products to our sites. To this end Gloucester Services is organising Meet the Buyers days on Thursday May 23rd and Friday May 24th at our southbound site.
The Buying team will be available on a drop in basis to meet you at Gloucester Services Southbound at the following times
11.00 – 5.30 Thursday May 23rd 9.00 – 11.00 Friday May 24th
Now in it's 2nd year and organised in association with British Music Society with an impressive list of jurors and advisors, the Competition promises to be a highlight of this summer's music calendar and an extremely rewarding experience for those young musicians who take part.
We are seeking a highly organised freelance Programme Coordinator to join Artlift – a Gloucestershire-based charity nationally recognised for its Arts on Prescription services.
You will bring proven experience from the health and/or arts sector of maintaining efficient systems, processing data and coordinating activities and communications (including with vulnerable individuals).
This role comprises setting up and coordinating courses, projects and residences, managing referrals and supporting evaluation and organisational administration.
Are you part of a creative charity or organisation? Do you want to make it even stronger?
Fully funded ‘Future Leaders Now workshop’. Developing creative organisations by up-skilling the next generation of board members. Bringing new skills, mindsets and experiences to boards to help them grow stronger.
Do you want to have your say in how charities and arts organisations are run? Do you have ideas on how to help organisations grow stronger? Would you like to gain the experiences to lead one of these organisations?
Then sign up to the ‘Future Leaders Now workshop’.
Llanthony Secunda Priory Trust are looking for an enterprising and creative person for maternity cover for our Heritage Manager to deliver an ambitious Activity Plan as part of a National Lottery Heritage Fund project.
Working at the priory, a long overlooked and under-appreciated heritage site located in the regeneration area of Gloucester docks, the role will balance strong community engagement activities with the need to generate income from the site. The Trust is looking for an entrepreneurial individual with strategic foresight, strong organisational skills, experience and understanding of the cultural sector and a passion for engaging people of all ages with history and heritage.
Do you work with young people in Gloucestershire? Want to support their creative development with Arts Award? Training as an Arts Award adviser will enable you to support children and young people aged 5 to 25 to discover and explore the arts through the five different levels: Discover, Explore, Bronze, Silver and Gold.
Barnwood Trust’s free Open Workshop programme has arrived with 11 workshops planned for the Spring to Summer season in 2019, from "Building Welcoming Communities" in the Forest of Dean to "Discovering Strengths-based Practice" in Cheltenham and many more!
Gloucestershire Academy of Music are looking for an Administrator to join their rapidly developing organisation. You will support the Programme Manager in the administration and coordination of programmes, projects and events and contribute to the smooth running of the office at Barbican House, including providing a receptionist service.
Severn Arts is developing four Festivals as part of an over-arching creative skills development project. We are looking for a creative, dynamic arts professional to set the direction for these festivals and inspire and curate a new cultural offer for Worcester.
As a freelance cultural education practitioner and trainer, I have worked with Arts Award for over 10 years as part of supporting young people of all ages and abilities to be inspired by and benefit from arts and culture. I would love to see this opportunity offered more in my hometown of Stroud!