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  • 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 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 ...
  • TRASH Fashion Annual Fashion Show – Belfast City Hall TRASH fashion will host its annual fashion show at Belfast City Hall on Saturday 21st February starting at 2pm. TRASH Fashion is an eco-aware clothing design project which uses recycled clothes and materials as the basis for re-branding and re-making items in whatever creative style the participants wish. This innovative project encourages participants to slash, shred, stencil, ...

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  • #LovetoUPCYCLE: 8 DIY Decoration Ideas for Your Home     It’s #LovetoUPCYCLE month with the #LoveTo campaign and that means we’re looking to see everyone take whatever objects you got lying around uselessly and put them to work! We’ve already shared a few ideas for great furniture you can craft for the house but furniture isn’t enough. We’re going even deeper now with the decor, ...

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  • The search is on for 2015 Epic Award winners UK and Ireland’s largest amateur cultural award opens for nominations Run by Voluntary Arts, the Epic Awards recognise and reward excellence and innovation in the amateur cultural sector. The 2015 Epic Awards are now open for entries and groups have until 16 March to nominate themselves. Last year’s Epic Award winners included a drumming group who came ...

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