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Want to promote your art/craft as part of the Edinburgh Science Festival?

Want to promote your art/craft as part of the Edinburgh Science Festival? Deadline: 23 February 2015
As part of the Edinburgh Science Festival, Our Dynamic Earth is holding a series of ‘Earth Craft’ drop-in workshops.
The workshops will focus on how arts and crafts can be used to explore and interpret the Earth and environmental science, and will be aimed at the visiting public (largely families with children aged […]
 

Get involved with the 2015 Adult Learners’ Festival

Get involved with the 2015 Adult Learners’ Festival The AONTAS Adult Learners’ Festival takes place from 23rd – 28th February this year, and they want you to get involved!
Throughout the Festival, organisations around the country will organise events in their own area which encourage people to explore their learning options. Adult education providers, community groups, libraries, museums, galleries – anywhere where learning takes […]
 

International Women’s Day 2015 at Titanic Belfast seeking artwork submissions

International Women’s Day 2015 at Titanic Belfast seeking artwork submissions Inspire graphic 2015 This year’s United Nations theme for International Women’s Day is “Equality for Women is Progress for all”. Titanic Belfast Inspire Conference is focusing on the impact young women can have on positive change and progress for all when they are given their voice and take up the role of leaders in their […]
 

Is Legenderry dead? – A day of debate and discussion to keep the legacy alive

Is Legenderry dead? – A day of debate and discussion to keep the legacy alive Derry/Londonderry is a city filled with cultural tradition and quality arts events.  It is also filled with many people who do not know what is on, or think they can be involved. Arts organisations must open their doors and commit to audience development to secure the dream of a legacy for all.
Audiences NI and DCAL […]
 

What’s on this February at St George’s Market?

What’s on this February at St George’s Market? Lots of you will already know what a great venue St George’s Market Belfast is for arts and crafts. Well, they’re gearing up for another action-packed month and would love you to join them! There’ll be FREE live entertainment for you to enjoy every weekend in February, and a wide selection of crafty gifts and […]
 

Diversity Survey from DSD – We need your help

In conjunction with Department for Social Development (DSD) we are asking volunteers to complete a short survey to ensure that volunteering opportunities are open to everyone regardless of age,  disability, gender, sexual orientation, religion, race, dependent status, marital status, political opinion or where they live.
If you have already completed the survey – many thanks and please […]
 

Live near the Scottish Borders? Looking for craft materials? Look no further . . .

Live near the Scottish Borders? Looking for craft materials? Look no further . . . We find out all about Borders Scrapstore . . .
Tell us a bit about yourselves – Borders Scrapstore is a resource centre that takes a range of materials destined for landfill, incineration or recycling and makes them available for re-use to provide an eclectic range of art, craft and creative play resources.
Who uses your materials? […]
 

Pilot of new Tick It smartphone ratings service

Pilot of new Tick It smartphone ratings service Tick It is a new smartphone service that enables audiences and visitors to provide instant ratings and reviews of the show they have just seen, the museum they have just visited, the book they have just read, etc.  The creators are looking to pilot this exciting new initiative in about 100 arts organisations, mainly in […]
 

King’s and BBC call on sector to share evidence

King’s and BBC call on sector to share evidence As the first stage in its Cultural Enquiry into the value of partnerships, Culture at King’s and BBC are calling for organisations across the cultural sector to come forward with examples of what has worked – and what hasn’t – in 2014.
To facilitate this call out, they are issuing a questionnaire today and asking as […]
 
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