house: Opportunities

Free webinar with Creative Youth: Asian Representation in TV, Film and Theatre

An in-depth discussion on Asian representation within the arts. With the Black Lives Matters movement gathering amazing pace in the arts, the lack of Asian representation in the arts is still not being discussed enough. Our panel will explore what more can be done to support and celebrate Asian creatives.

Monday 19 April, 7pm - Live on Zoom

This webinar is part of a free monthly series by Creative Youth, called So You Wanna Work in the Arts, discussing key arts industry topics. Supported by Arts Council England.

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Play Artists residencies – The Spring (Havant), d/l Friday 23 April 2021

The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre, Havant, Hampshire.

We are are inviting 3 artists/play makers to join the team for one of our upcoming seasons to co-create playful, interactive activity in our building and for our community.

The Play Artist in Residence programme is a new and unique project designed to create joyful, interactive moments for audiences and the community across all areas of The Spring’s programme. It aims to develop audiences, deepen relationships with visitors, offer co-creation opportunities for the community and create unforgettable experiences.

We want to put artists at the forefront of our work to creatively play with our programming over a period of time and whose purpose it is to work with the events, exhibitions and workshops we’ve got planned to bring them to life in fun, interactive ways. There is a lot of research about how good play is for every age group and we are looking for three artists/ companies who have the time and expertise to make our audiences and visitors interactions a bit more engaging, memorable and playful, from working within the café and galleries to performances, workshops or outreach programmes.

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Prepare for Reopening – Insights Alliance webinar, Indigo – 15 April, 2-3pm

As cultural organisations prepare for reopening, the Insights Alliance (Indigo Ltd, Baker Richards and One Further) present the latest findings from our Culture Restart Toolkit and consider what the data is telling us about what audiences need.

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Setting Up An Arts Organisation with Christina Poulton Creative – 15 April 2021

If you’re thinking about setting up an arts company or charity this workshop will help you explore the different options available and equip you with the information you need to decide your next steps. We will cover:

When and why to set up an organisation
Different types of legal structures
Choosing the right kind of structure for your work
Defining your mission, purpose or charitable objects
Nuts and bolts e.g. bank accounts, insurance
Practical next steps
Ideal for creative freelancers who are planning to scale up their work or collaborate with others, and voluntary organisations who are considering registering as a charity or company.

"Thanks again, you broke through a lot of the jargon and big business words that absolutely terrified me when I first started researching by myself!" Ffion

Packed full of resources and tips to get started. Delivery will be friendly and hands-on, providing lots of opportunities for sharing ideas and asking questions, as well as live examples.

Sessions delivered via Zoom.

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Writing Funding Bids with Christina Poulton Creative – 22 April 2021

A practical, engaging online course for those who are new to writing bids or who want to build their confidence and develop their skills.

“I feel really empowered by the knowledge you shared. It was easy to understand, constructive and actionable. So thank you so much!” Sarah

About the course

Delivered over 2 sessions through a mix of discussion, presentation and exercises to complete in your own time.

Packed full of relevant ideas and activities to put it into action. Delivery will be friendly and hands-on, providing lots of opportunities for sharing tips and asking questions, as well as live examples.

Session 1: Thurs 22 April 2021 10am-11.30am

Session 2: Thurs 29 April 2021 10am-1pm

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freelance producer, Peut-Être Theatre, d/l 24 March 2021

We are recruiting a freelance producer!

We are looking for a dynamic, responsible, motivated and organised individual to lead on producing for the company’s activities.

Our vision is to create unforgettable early experiences of contemporary dance-theatre for all children.

Peut-Être Theatre is an award-winning children’s dance theatre company that creates ambitious, accessible, multi-disciplinary performances. We have a collaborative, play based approach to making shows – working with diversely skilled artists and researchers across sectors.

We put children at the heart of the process through working with them from research stage through to the final performances.

Through our commitment to artistic excellence, our engagement activities with families, schools and communities, and our expansive touring reach to hospitals and theatres across the UK and internationally, we aim to elevate the sector and lead the industry into a new era of children’s theatre.

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The Green Room – A Free Theatre-Makers Discussion Event

The Green Room is Oxford Playhouse’s free discussion event, which makes space for the vital conversations of the moment through thought-provoking discussion, the sharing of experience, and ideas that will challenge the present so that we can all bring about change to the future.

Join us at 2pm on Tuesday 30th March (via Zoom), when we will ask:
"Where are we now and where are we going? How has the pandemic changed theatre making for you and how can we collaboratively build a path to a better future?”

This event is a space to hear, speak and network with artists and venues from various scales in smaller focussed and larger feedback groups about where we are now and what comes next.

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NB. If you would like to contribute by posing a question to the event, email me on

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cultural recovery fund (april-june 2021): full guidance

This investment is to support cultural organisations as they transition back to a viable and sustainable operating model during April-June 2021.

Grant range: Between £25,000 and £3,000,000
The grant is designed to cover the 3-month period from April - June 2021

Application Open Date: 12pm (midday), Wednesday 6 January 2021
Application Deadline: 12pm (midday), Tuesday 26 January 2021

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funding: fleabag support fund, open 1st-5th each month

The Fleabag Support Fund is open now and will close on the 5th October. The Fund will open again on the 1st of the month for 5 days for the foreseeable future.
The objective of this fund is to provide a SMALL CRISIS GRANT.

This fund will reflect and recognise that people have an immediate need.

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ITC Arts Training Timetable

These training courses are designed to provide you with the toolkit of essential skills and specialist knowledge needed to run a performing arts company successfully.

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