News, Information, Opportunities And More For Those In Arts Education - February 2019

Find below a list of stories added over the last month. Sometimes we have stories posted that have very short lead-times. Please accept our apologies for anything where the deadline has passed. You can make contact with the organisation to see when they are next running their event / training course etc. or you can subscribe to our RSS feed to keep up to date. If you can't view this email properly you can view it on the website


Child Protection in Education (Music), is a bespoke online course developed by the Musicians' Union in partnership with EduCare. The purpose of this course is to raise your awareness of abuse, neglect and other harms, help you to recognise early signs that might indicate a problem, and guide you on how to take appropriate action.


Fantastic courses in February and March, helping you to power up your marketing, raise more vital funds, and nail those tricky projects.

The Camden Arts Centre SEN Access forum is always open for new people to join at any time with an aim to improve access to the arts for people with learning disabilities. Meeting twice a year the forum gives us a space to put access at the heart of our conversations, to make connections and learn from each other, as well as providing support and advice along the way.

Date and time: Friday 15 March, 11am – 1pm
Location: Camden Arts Centre, Arkwright Road,  NW1 6DG

Join London Bubble, Kazzum Arts, Immediate Theatre and Dr. Jonathan Barnes for an introduction to Speech Bubbles. 

A panel discussion with artists from across the creative industries

What could the future look like if creativity were at the heart of it?

Join us for a private view of Beecroft Garden's Take One Picture exhibition on Thursday 28 February 2019, 5-7.30pm at Beecroft Garden Primary School, Beecroft Road, Brockley, SE4 2BS.


​Running a creative event or activity for children and young people in Bellingham?

Put it on the map!

Whether it's a regular activity, one-off festival, community project or performance, if you're running something creative in Bellingham, we want to hear from you!


The Community Chest was set up in 2013 to fund projects that will make a difference to the Phoenix community. Since then, we have awarded £600,000 to more than 60 projects, benefiting over 14,000 people. Previous projects have covered a wide range of activities, from family away days to African drumming classes.

We believe that these projects help create a stronger community and support our residents to gain new skills and access experiences and opportunities that may otherwise not be available.

Deadline for applications: 28 February, 12 noon

Sound Connections are pleased to launch, and invite applications for, our 2019 Innovate Programme and IMPACT Bursary Programme.

Deadline for applications: 5pm, 15 March 2019

Bow Arts are expanding their Education and Learning programme and are looking to appoint a highly motivated, passionate, skilled and experienced Education Project Manager to join the team.

Trinity Laban are offering four Learning & Participation (Music) Fellowships for individual music leaders working in any participatory music setting.

£500 available to Locality members to visit and share knowledge and skills with another member. 

You can apply for an IMPACT Bursary if you are working with people age 0-25 in London, through music, you can apply for a bursary of up to £600 to develop your organisation’s confidence, knowledge and skills in: Evaluation and impact, social justice – eg inclusion, accessibility, diversity and youth voice

Send your creative activities for children and young people in Lewisham leaflets to LEAN by 27 February 2019

2019 is the 10th anniversary and this year is gearing up to be our biggest festival yet!

​For the first time ever, we are calling out for young people (16+) who live in Lewisham and want to produce their OWN EVENT as part of Lewisham Live 2019.

Deadline for applications: 28th February 2019

Professional Development

Join London Bubble Theatre, Kazzum and Immediate Theatre with guest speaker Dr. Jonathan Barnes (Visiting Senior Research Fellow at Canterbury Christ Church University) for an introduction to Speech Bubbles.

Date: 28 Feb 2018
Times: 1.15pm, 2.45pm or 4.15pm
Location: Early Excellence Ltd, Water Gardens Square, Surrey Quays Road, SE16 6RH

Join us at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance for this exciting week-long intensive exploring how movement works.

Creative Resilience: Story-led creative approaches to using the Resilience Framework. Celine Wyatt and Jo Cleasby from the Grand Theatre Blackpool

This course will be led by Dr. Amy Bebbington, Director of Training for the Association of British Choral Directors. It will be for anyone who works with young voices in whole class, assembly, musicianship or choir situations. The session will be relevant, fun, informative and practical, covering invaluable leadership techniques.

6th April 2019