Arts Council England have recently published their draft strategy for 2020-2030, which will shape their development, advocacy and investment approach over the next ten years. They have opened a consultation on their draft strategy which closes on 23 September 2019.
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The Lancaster Playwriting Prize is an initiative arising out of the cultural partnership between Lancaster University and The Dukes Theatre, Lancaster; it is supported by Lucy Briers. The Prize aims to discover new voices from a diverse range of backgrounds; each year, it has different entry criteria in order to reach underserved playwrights.
Are you curious? Do you like finding out how and why things work? Are you creative? Are you analytical? Do you like talking to other people to find out what they think and to understand their point of view?
This summer, The Proud Trust is encouraging young writing stars of the future to put pen to paper and enter its new ‘Transcriptions’ writing competition for trans/non-binary 11-19 year olds, with the chance to get their work published and win a share of a £400 cash prize.
Since opening in 2015, HOME have welcomed over 2.9 million visits to their two theatres, five cinemas, art galleries, book shop and restaurants. HOME are now entering the next, exciting stage of their development, focused on embracing the stories and artists that come from and speak to all the corners of the city.
Are you a Manchester voluntary, community and social enterprise sector organisation? Would you like to share a story of your activity to tackle the climate emergency, as part of the 2019 Spirit of Manchester Story Week in September?
We are looking for 20 VCSE organisations to share their stories during the week of 23-27 September.
Manchester artist, Meha Hindocha, is currently completing an artist's residency at the Old Bank Residency which will take the form of a large scale mural produced for NOMA, celebrating Manchester's hidden stories. Like Manchester, this mural will be constantly moving, shifting, and changing as hoardings are applied around the exciting development of the NOMA neighbourhood. It is hoped that the mural will offer a fresh perspective of the history and development of our city.
The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service is the highest award given to local volunteer groups across the UK to recognise outstanding work done in their own communities. It was created in 2002 to celebrate the anniversary of The Queen's coronation. It is the MBE for volunteer groups.
Monday 22 July 2019 marks 100 years (to the day) of the formation of Manchester and Salford Council of Social Service. Macc, Salford CVS and Gaddum have worked together to mark the occasion with a celebratory event at the People’s History Museum. We felt it is important to mark 100 years of social action across the twin cities of Salford and Manchester.
Oldham Coliseum Theatre are recruiting new trustees to join them at this exciting time.
The role of trustee is a voluntary position and requires dedication to the theatre’s development, ensuring that the Company fulfils its charitable purpose for the public benefit. All trustees are ambassadors for Oldham Coliseum Theatre’s work and community.