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The Dukes - The Dukes' 50th Anniversary Commission

The Dukes is looking for individuals or a company from, or with a strong connection to, Lancashire to create a short performance piece to be delivered as part of the Dukes 50th Anniversary Programme. We are looking for proposals inspired by “50 Years of The Dukes Theatre Lancaster” – its productions, its people and its events past and present, or a consideration of what the next 50 years might bring; inspired by events in and around the City of Lancaster / Lancashire County over the last 50 years; or, simply inspired by the number 50. Info on the website. Deadline: 9am Mon 2nd August 2021.

Lancashire 2025 - Programme Call

SUBMIT YOUR IDEAS. Lancashire 2025 has launched its Bid Programme Call seeking new ideas for physical locations in Lancashire that include a digital element. The call is open to anyone from anywhere in Lancashire, the UK, or the rest of the world. We want proposals for high-profile events, creative projects, and cultural experiences that reimagine the way we live based on our four topics of cultural regeneration; living, connection, nature, and digital. £25,000 grant money for R&D for the proposal and support to realise their idea. Deadline: Tuesday 31 August 2021.

The Making Rooms - Creative Accelerator Blackburn

Creative Accelerator Blackburn's 2nd programme to support and mentor emerging talent to develop professional elements of their burgeoning careers starts in late September. Candidates will get a shared studio space, opportunities to hear from and work with industry experts, free training and use of machines at The Making Rooms. The programme will include 10 training workshops, delivered by professionals in the creative sector. The programme is sponsored by Arts Council England. There are no fees, but you must be able to support yourself. Applications due by 9am, Wednesday 25th August 2021.

Toast & Crafts Council - Artist in Resi

For UK-based emerging artists or creative, this 3-day Creative Residency, inspired by the Autumn Winter collection ‘Rewilding’, will continue to foster thought and give time for pause at the Crafts Council Gallery in Islington from Thursday 21st to Saturday 23rd October. Partnering with Crafts Council, we are seeking an artist in residence to showcase their work during the event. The finished work will be displayed at the TOAST Creative Residency and donated to Crafts Council. A £1500 contribution will support the creation. Deadline: 12pm on Friday 6th August 2021.

Action Transport Theatre - Inside Out: Development Sessions - Free Places and Bursary Opportunties

‘Inside Out’ is a two-part anti-conference for freelance artists interested in outdoor art experiences for children, young people and families hosted by Action Transport Theatre. We have a Virtual Session on Thurs 26th August that is free to attend for all, and a second in person Development Day on Friday 27th August with 20 funded bursaries being offered to creative freelancers and practitioners who wish to join us. You can register now to reserve your place for the virtual session and we are taking Expressions of Interest for the 20 funded bursary places.

The Grand Theatre Blackpool - Audience & Marketing Insights Manager (Deputy Marketing Manager)

The Audience and Marketing Insights Manager, a member of the Marketing and Sales Team, will analyse data from the box office (and other systems) to make recommendations to the team which drive audiences to purchase tickets, increase membership sales, donations, and supports other team areas including sales, campaigns (media buying/promotions), and customer / community / stakeholder engagement with a data-driven approach. Salary circa £25-27K. Full time 40hrs. Closing date 12 noon, 6 August 2021 (Interviews week 16 August 2021).

The Grand Theatre Blackpool - Chief Executive Officer

One of the most beautiful theatres in Europe, the Grand plays a major role in the creative life of the town through its rich and varied programme of arts and entertainment, plus its extensive, innovative creative development work. The board of the Grand Theatre is seeking an inspirational and ambitious leader who will build on the theatre’s achievements and, emerging from the pandemic with strong reserves, will invest in ensuring the theatre scales new heights. Salary circa £65K. Closing date of Applications: 10am, Tuesday 31 August 2021

ICG Strategic Marketing Agency - SEO Manager

ICG is looking for a SEO Manager to work with the wider digital team to create, develop, implement and drive SEO strategy as well as have the ability to optimise digital marketing spend to produce high ROI. This SEO Manager role will see the successful candidate managing and providing comprehensive and effective SEO strategies to a wide range of clients in a number of sectors. Find out more and apply on our website. Deadline: Wed 11th August 2021.

ICG Strategic Marketing Agency - Business Development Manager/Executive

An exciting opportunity to join a long-established dynamic and fast-growing strategic marketing agency based in Preston. The successful candidate will manage our new business initiatives, from database research and development, lead generation to pitch and conversion, you’ll be a key part in helping meet the agency’s ambitious growth targets. Find out more on our website. Deadline: Wed 11th August 2021.

Robert Walters Group - UK New Artist of the Year Award 2021

We are delighted to announce the Call for Entries for the Robert Walters Group UK New Artist of the Year Award 2021, in collaboration with Saatchi Gallery. Open to artists working across visual, digital and applied arts, who are within the first ten years of their practice. There are three prizes up for grabs (£10,000, £5,000 and an international opportunity with UKNA), and the ten finalists will have their work exhibited at Saatchi Gallery. Deadline: 31st August 2021.

Culture Co-op - "Recreate" Creative Commissions

The Culture Co-op (Lancaster District Cultural Education Partnership) are seeking proposals from North Lancashire based independent artists and cultural organisations to produce three creative projects aimed at young people aged 13-19 years (and young people up to the age of 25 with a disability or requiring additional support) across the Lancaster district. Deadline for Applications: 5pm on Tuesday, 3rd August 2021

Lancashire 2025 - Bid Programme Call

Can you reimagine the way we live? Lancashire 2025 has launched its Bid Programme Call seeking new ideas for physical locations in Lancashire that include a digital element. The call is open to anyone from anywhere in Lancashire, the UK, or the rest of the world. We want proposals for high-profile events, creative projects, and cultural experiences that reimagine the way we live based on our four topics of cultural regeneration; living, connection, nature, The deadline for applications is Tuesday 31 August 2021.

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