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The Scottish Goldsmiths Trust - Self-Directed Silversmith Residencies

We’re pleased to announce a range of self-directed residencies at The Marchmont Silversmithing Workshop. The fifth bench in the workshop dedicated to residencies is the workbench of the late Master Silversmith Graham Stewart, whose generous gift of tools and equipment was the catalyst for this new home of Silversmithing in Scotland. Self-directed residencies are offered from 1-week to 1-month but are not suitable for those with only basic knowledge of silversmithing as there is no provision of teaching and/or technical support. Next application deadline is 20th March 2024.

Lancaster Arts - Flight 2024: Lancaster Arts & Art Beats - Open Commission Call

Lancaster Arts is partnering with Art Beats Festival to commission new work exploring the theme of Flight for inclusion in the 2024 Art Beats festival, taking place at Lancaster University, on 23-25 August 2024. This is an exciting opportunity to create new work as part of an emerging international arts festival between Lancaster University and Sunway University in Malaysia. Deadline: Sunday 17th March 2024.

Arts Council England - North Area Director

The North Area Director is the organisation’s principal ambassador in the region, with a critical role building its relationships and reputation across the North, engaging with arts organisations, local authorities, mayoral districts and more, and will be responsible for further developing the organisation’s place-based approach in the region. Deadline for applications: Sunday 3rd March 2024

British Council Arts - Open Call - Beyond Literature Borders Grant

British Council Arts is collaborating with Speak Volumes @Speak_Volumes launch Beyond Literature Borders - a grant for new international work open to UK organisations that are diverse-led or working with underrepresented voices. Four grants of £7,000 GBP are available. Two Zoom briefing sessions taking place on 4th and 6th of March, book on Eventbrite. Deadline to apply for the Grant is 12th April 2024.

Arts Council England - Cultural Development Fund - Round 4

The aim of the Cultural Development Fund is to level up through investment in culture. The fund will unlock local growth and productivity, increase access to excellent creativity and culture, and regenerate communities. Grants between £2 & £5 million for local partnerships led by a local authority, Local Enterprise Partnership, or other appropriate body. The deadline for Expressions of Interest is 12pm (midday) on Friday 15 March 2024. The deadline for full applications is 12pm (midday) Friday 17 May 2024.

Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair/Great Northern Events - Call for Applications: Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair & GNCCFonline 2024

GNCCF Manchester & GNCCFonline are premier curated selling fairs, showcasing the very best of contemporary craft from professional designer-makers, and attracting a discerning audience of buyers and collectors. Applications are now invited from new and established designer-makers and recent graduates, from al backgrounds, working to the highest standards in ceramics, glass, jewellery, metal, leather, wood, interior textiles, fashion design & accessories, mixed media, basket-making, product design, furniture, print-making and more. More details & Apply via website.

Festival of Making & Festival of Culture - Open Call - Artist Commission

This open invitation is for an architectural, design or artist studio / collective to create a celebratory temporary structure that can be used and transported between the National Festival of Making and Festival of Culture on the weekends of 29th June and 6-7th July 2024. We are looking for a bespoke structure that will be informed by our local communities across our towns, that will reflect our sense of place and geography and draw together what unites our towns when presented in the two different locations of Blackburn and Pendle. This is a paid commission. Deadline: Monday 4th March 2024,

PRCA - Small Business Coaching Programme

The Public Relations & Communications Association are launching a bespoke coaching programme to connect small business owners with experienced PR practitioners within the PRCA network. We will be offering surgery style sessions with small business owners to offer free guidance and help educate them about effective PR and communications. The programme starts in April 2021 and runs until October 2021.

The Mentor Circle - Mentoring Bootcamps for BAME Candidates

The Mentor Circle are seeking candidates, sponsors and mentors for a new online mentoring programme for 18-25 year olds from BAME UK Communities who are facing unemployment.

Soap Media - Senior Paid Search Executive

This Preston-based role requires management of multiple client accounts across display, search and social.

ScreenSkills - Bursaries Available

ScreenSkills offers bursaries of up to £1,000 to those working in feature film, high-end TV and television, to attend courses in priority skills areas.

Art Fund - Curatorial Network Grants

Curatorial network grants provide funding to support Subject Specialist Networks (SSNs) and other curatorial networks in sharing expertise across the museum sector.

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