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Call for artists for library events and workshops

Cambridgeshire County Council have been awarded Grants for the Arts funding to offer events and workshops in 10 libraries in Fenland (March, Wisbech, Chatteris, Littleport, Yaxley, Ramsey,...

Posted by Nathan Jones on 23rd May 2017.

Successful funding from Creative Europe

NIE, alongside 6 European partners have been successful in receiving €812,046 of co-funding by the Creative Europe programme of the European Union. I Will Be Everything is a theatre...

Posted by CatMoore on 5th May 2017.

LIVE Webinar: Learn how to effectively manage a 19,000+ digital assets collection

Drowning in files that seem to endlessly multiply, making it impossible to find the one you really need? There’s one thing in business life that is near certain. You will have...

Posted by Extensis on 27th April 2017.

Cost cutting tips for arts organisations from Cause4’s Michelle Wright

"Cost reduction should not be about cutting services or staff, but about sustaining them. However, having a full-time cost-management specialist on the books is a luxury few can afford....

Posted by CAN network on 27th April 2017.

New initiative offers emerging artists support through corporate mentoring and exhibitions

A new scheme has been launched that aims to help emerging artists by offering corporate support and expertise. newplatform.art expands on a model first used by the Clyde & Co Art...

Posted by CAN network on 27th April 2017.

Sadler’s Wells on Changing Approaches to Data Collection and Sharing

After updating its approach to data collection and sharing, Sadler’s Wells noticed a surge in email sign-ups for its visiting companies. Sebastian Cheswright Cater and Matt Kirby...

Posted by CAN network on 27th April 2017.

National Dance Bodies Join Forces to Tackle Inactivity

A strategic collaboration between One Dance UK and People Dancing will focus first on encouraging primary schools to spend more on high quality dance. The collaborators intend to lobby...

Posted by CAN network on 27th April 2017.

Voluntary Arts Festival 5-14 May 2017

Voluntary Arts Festival takes place each May, in cities, towns and villages across the UK and Republic of Ireland. It’s a chance for people to get creative – share what they...

Posted by CAN network on 27th April 2017.

Wysing Arts Centre: First UK-based Visual Arts Organisation to Offer a Safe Haven Residency

Wysing Arts Centre have launched an open call for a Safe Haven residency as part of the ARTISTS at RISK network. The three-month residency will be given to a visual artist who is a target...

Posted by CAN network on 26th April 2017.

Half of teenagers ‘never been in a theatre’

Almost half of teenagers coming to annual free Shakespeare performances for schools have never been inside a theatre before, research suggests. More than 150,000 teenagers have been...

Posted by CAN network on 6th April 2017.