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RawFfest 2016

Original, quirky and daring, RawFfest showcases the best of youth arts today. It is planned and programmed by young people for young people. The first festival will take place from 18th – 21st August in Newport. More details on our lovely new website here: http://www.rawffest.wales/

ADUK Conference 2016: Our Cultural Commons

St Andrews Halls, Norwich 23rd/24th February 2016 ADUK’s 2016 conference, in association with Voluntary Arts, explores our organisations’ joint initiative ourculturalcommons.org which sets out to explore new ways to sustain and develop the creative lives of our communities in all their diversity. The conference is hosted by Norwich City Council at the historic St Andrews […]

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AD:UK Southern Regions Mass Meeting: Booking is now open on Eventbrite

Tuesday 17th March The Lift, Islington, London Following feedback from various members, both at the conference and in other ways, it seems that many members would appreciate more time to meet other colleagues from outside their immediate working are so AD:UK is hosting two Mass Regional meetings, one north, one south. These follow-on from the […]

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Voluntary Arts Week – the countdown begins

This year’s Voluntary Arts Week will take place from 9 to 18 May – so it’s time to think about how you could get involved! Voluntary Arts Week is an annual celebration of cultural creativity. It’s a way of showcasing what’s already happening across the UK and Republic of Ireland – and encouraging others to […]

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Arts in the Archives South West Regional Conference

The National Archives has recognised the unique nature of the work that has been happening at the Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre to engage artists and develop new creative ways of working. On the 30th of September the History Centre will host Artsists in the Archives, a regional conference to draw together best practice from […]

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South West Regional Meeting and ‘Integrate’ Networking Event

The next south west regional meeting will take place in Salisbury on Monday 22 July at 11:30am.

We have planned this event to tie in with ‘Integrate’ a networking event to welcome Hampshire colleagues to Wiltshire and the South West now that the arts council have shuffled their regions.

Details of the council offices […]

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East Midlands Training Opportunities

The Creative Bond

1.30-4.30pm, City Arts, Unit 6, Provident Works, Newdigate Street, Nottingham, NG7 4FD

As creative practitioners we are often tasked with improving learning-which often can’t actually be managed without enhancing communication skills, self esteem and friendships first; agendas that aren’t explicit, but which exert a subtle pressure for us to deliver the intangible…. […]

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East Midlands Training Opportunities

The Neuroscience of Creative Play

9.30-12.30pm , City Arts, Unit 6, Provident Works, Newdigate Street, Nottingham, NG7 4FD

Creativity, imagination, expression, communication; all of these are forms of playing, and all have the potential to transform the experiences of those that we work with; Play can challenge our thinking, change a mindset, and is an […]

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East Midlands Training Opportunities

Creativity and the Aging Brain

Mansfield Library,Four Seasons Centre, West Gate, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, NG18 1NH Friday 15th March 2013, 9.30am-3.15pm

An essential training session for practitioners supporting the health & social care of Older People

This training will enable all practitioners supporting older people; in housing, health & social care; to improve their […]

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East Midlands Training Opportunities

How to Transform Anger into Sound Self Esteem

9.30-12.30pm Erewash CVS, Granville Avenue, Long Eaton, Derbyshire, NG10 4HD (2 miles from M1 junction 25) Thursday 14th March

Anger Management and Self esteem are two major emotional & psychological issues which inhibit potential learning & happiness. But anger can actually be useful for building self esteem! […]

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