Gloucestershire County Council has funding available to invest in community activities for children and young people 8-18 years old. We are particularly interested in local solutions that achieve positive outcomes for our most vulnerable children and young people who may be in challenging circumstances; living with learning difficulties or disabilities/complex needs or living in care or care leavers.
Who says an embroidered handkerchief can’t change the world? If we want a world that is beautiful, kind and fair, shouldn’t our activism be beautiful, kind and fair?
Sarah believes that craftivism is for everyone from skilled crafters to burnt out activists, and those people who want to challenge injustice in the world but don’t know what to do, where to start or how to prioritise their energies and time.
South West Museum Development is seeking members for its new Strategic Advisory Group.
South West Museum Development is passionate about museums and believes in their value to make a difference to communities and in people’s everyday lives. As a National Portfolio Sector Support Organisation we provide trusted, local relevant support and help museums further develop, innovate and collaborate. We are an established programme, looking ahead to its future beyond its current funding cycle and are seeking new members who want to shape the future of the programme and that of the over 210 Accredited museums in the south west.
Hawkwood Centre for Future Thinking and the RSA have come together to provide four RSA Fellows with changemaker residencies (see below) an intensive residential work period to focus on innovative projects that will have a positive impact on society.
This event will give you an opportunity to meet the changemakers that will come to Hawkwood. Learn about their work, the motivations behind it and be inspired by the way in which they respond to challenges they are working through.
Andrew Morrison is our guest speaker at the monthly meeting on Thursday 17 October. He will be talking about balancing creative work with teaching and the need to make a living. Inspirational for artists at all careers stages
Founded in 2017, Tyndale Arts Week showcases the best work from local artists and makers from the Dursley area. These include painters, photographers, sculptors and those who work in textiles, ceramics, glass, mosaics and much more.
The work will be exhibited in a collection of shared venues in and around the town.
This year's Tyndale Arts Week will take place during the first week in October (5-6 October)
Active Impact provides FREE Inclusion training for individuals and organisations in Gloucestershire who work with children and young people.
We've supported everyone from artists to sailing clubs, magicians to Early Years settings to gain confidence in welcoming disabled children and young people.
Our popular Inclusion Needs You programme is running again this autumn. We have spaces available on both our week day and weekend sessions. We know that volunteers may often work during the week so once a year we run a full Saturday programme to enable them to participate in this valuable training. However, you can book a mix of weekday and weekend sessions if this suits you better.
Join Create Gloucestershire for this hands-on lab exploring where data and art meet.
Are you an artist interested in how data might shape your creations? Or do you work with data, and want to explore how to look at it in new ways? We want you to join us and get creative though team projects to discover, explore and represent data about the cultural education landscape in Gloucestershire.
A one-day symposium examining how different models of creative engagement enable individuals and communities to re-imagine social and cultural narratives. Presented by Periscope to accompany their community event The Explorer's Dream
This Arts & Health Creative Lab will explore Arts and Health and Arts on Prescription* with a focus on Gloucestershire’s delivery. We will share experiences from a number of different arts and health providers from the perspectives of practice and evidence.
Visual Arts South West in partnership with Arnolfini invites artists, curators, arts organisations and audiences to gather for a day of discussions and learning. Join inspiring speakers to work collectively and consider our future amongst increasing precarity, limited access to the arts, the turn away from the European community converging with the rise of fascism, the rapid development of digital technologies, and the climate emergency.
Canopy are looking for someone to complete an evaluation process for Canopy activity over the coming months. The appointed person will work closely with the team to devise a suitable framework and range of methodologies to ensure we acquire useful data going forward.
Ideally the evaluator will live in the area as the hours are limited.
Studio 18 presents 'Feedback Loop' by Alice Shepard Fidler; a site specific installation exploring social interdependency with our ever-advancing age of technology. Open for 4 days only with special preview on 5th September 6pm-9pm.
SWCTN are looking to invest in prototypes that use creative technologies to deliver original processes, products, or platforms within automation. We are looking to fund ideas that are brave, distinctive, that open automation to new voices and challenge the status quo. We anticipate awarding grants between £10-£40k.
The Everyman Theatre in Cheltenham is looking for 2 experienced practitioners (1 on a Tuesday evening, 1 on a Wednesday evening) to work across the academic year with our Youth Theatre, this will include directing productions to perform as part of our FESTIVAL OF YOUTH in July 2020 – each company has a 1 hour performance slot.
Aimed at local authority commissioners, service managers and staff, leaders of social enterprise and charities and those who fund the arts & culture sector, this free event features an exciting range of speakers including Create Glos Director, Pippa Jones.
From the 18th-30th August, the REVULVA gallery hosts ‘FAREWELL’, a nexus for young female artists navigating personal evolution. From old goodbyes to new philosophies, the revolutionaries of ‘FAREWELL' celebrate beginnings, journeys, artistic visions and infinite ventures.