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Crafts Council launches 5th annual Maker Needs Survey

Crafts Council launches 5th annual Maker Needs Survey

30 November 2020

What do you need to grow your Crafts business? This survey will help Crafts Council to curate resources, support craft businesses and influence government policy. Deadline: 15th Jan 2021.

Lockdown Learning: New case studies reveal the vital importance of Creativity

Lockdown Learning: New case studies reveal the vital importance of Creativity

23 November 2020

Creative People and Places have released two more valuable and interesting case studies. This research highlights the importance of creativity in supporting connection and our basic needs during lockdown.

Film Hub North relaunches grant funding awards for exhibitors

Film Hub North relaunches grant funding awards for exhibitors

23 November 2020

New funding support is available to people working in the exhibition sector, for one-off screenings, special events and professional development - both in-person and online.

2 Key traits for successfully navigating the coronavirus crisis

2 Key traits for successfully navigating the coronavirus crisis

20 November 2020

From surveys of 3,275 workers across industries and interviews with the leaders of organizations who are successfully weathering the coronavirus crisis, SurveyMonkey has boiled it down to two key traits: agility and curiosity.

Hebden Bridge Film Festival: Northern Heart Films - Joy Uncensored

Hebden Bridge Film Festival: Northern Heart Films - Joy Uncensored

17 November 2020

Lancashire based Northern Heart Films are delighted to announce that their latest short film about the UK’s only OAP ‘ rapping nana’ is having a 24 hour premiere at the wonderful independent Hebden Bridge Film Festival.

Applications open for 2nd Faculty North online programme

Applications open for 2nd Faculty North online programme

16 November 2020

The Northern Faculty of Social Arts is inviting applications from artists and creative practitioners based in the North of England to participate in this online programme running from 12th January to 23rd March 2021. There are 20 bursaries available for the programme and applications close on 27th November 2020.

Festival of Making launches open call for Board of Directors

Festival of Making launches open call for Board of Directors

16 November 2020

As part of continuing to strengthen and diversity their team, the National Festival of Making Community Interest Company are seeking to expand their Board of Directors membership by appointing up to 2 new board members. The application deadline is 11th December 2020.

Open Call: British Ceramics Biennial AWARD Applications

Open Call: British Ceramics Biennial AWARD Applications

16 November 2020

Applications for British Ceramics Biennial 2021 AWARD exhibition are now open! The BCB AWARD exhibition celebrates the vitality and standing of contemporary ceramics practice in the UK. 10 Artists will be awarded £1000 each, with one winner receiving £5000. Application deadline for the 2021 exhibition is 8th December 2020 at midnight.

Climate change and COP26 - Open call for creative commissions

Climate change and COP26 - Open call for creative commissions

04 November 2020

The British Council is inviting applications for creative commissions that bring together art, science and digital technology and offer innovative responses to climate change. The commissions will be part of the cultural programme in the build up to the United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26), which the UK is hosting in Glasgow in November 2021.

DevOpsSkills by The Open University

DevOpsSkills by The Open University

03 November 2020

Are you interested in a New Career in Tech? DevOpsSkills by The Open University and DXC Technology is a 20-week part time training programme. This programme provides you with the chance to develop an in-demand, multidisciplinary skill set. Attainment of the associated certifications will allow you to certify your skills and launch a career in software development, DevOps, cloud and related job families.

Building Better Futures: Aspiring Leaders Programme - Recruiting NOW!

Building Better Futures: Aspiring Leaders Programme - Recruiting NOW!

28 October 2020

This innovative, fully funded 3-year degree course is for aspiring leaders who can respond to the needs of their communities and then work within them to make a positive impact. Inclusive and supportive, it offers personal development, practical skills and a deep understanding of the third sector.

The Good Business Festival - Act 1 now available on-demand!

The Good Business Festival - Act 1 now available on-demand!

28 October 2020

Two weeks out from The Good Business Festival the content from Act 1 is now available on-demand. In 2021, The Good Business Festival will return for Act 2. The smartest minds from around the world will reconvene to think big, galvanise our ambition and continue to drive positive change in our post-Covid-19 world.

Lockdown Learning: Creative People & Places share new Case Studies

Lockdown Learning: Creative People & Places share new Case Studies

26 October 2020

Creative People and Places have published their first two Case Studies in a new series that looks at what CPP projects have learned so far through the Covid-19 lockdown. They share encouraging findings about the power of creative projects to help connect and support people in isolation.

Digital Lancashire Reboots 2020 With Regional Online Forum

Digital Lancashire Reboots 2020 With Regional Online Forum

26 October 2020

Digital Lancashire’s Reboot 2020 digital forum came to a close on Friday 16th October, after 3 days of back-to-back online events exploring the imperative issues that currently impact the digital sector in the region.

Arts Council: Developing your Creative Practice (DYCP) is open for applications

Arts Council: Developing your Creative Practice (DYCP) is open for applications

19 October 2020

Developing your Creative Practice (DYCP) supports individuals who are cultural and creative practitioners and want to take time to focus on their creative development.