News, information, opportunities and more for those in arts education - March 2018

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

Events

Toxic Friendships. Loyalty. Betrayal. A new forum theatre performance with a modern-day take on the themes of Shakespeare's Macbeth.

Create your own Summer School at Trinity Laban! With many different activities over three days, you can pick and mix workshops or opt for a 3 day-long course.

 

Voluntary Action Lewisham invites you to this informal networking event for social enterprises, entrepreneurs and start-ups. 

Hear from teachers and educators from across London and beyond about innovative practice in schools, cultural organisations and museums / galleries.

Thu 29 March 2018
18:00 – 20:00
National Maritime Museum, Park Row, SE10 9NF

 

Unique opportunity for year 13 pupils to join students from Rose Bruford College for a backstage experience at Stratford Circus this month.

News 

Arts Council England is consulting on their next 10 year strategy. Have your say! Deadline to contribute to the conversation is 11 April 2018.

Opportunities

Postcode Community Trust was established in 2014 and focuses on initatives that benefit communities through grass-roots sports, arts, recreation and wellbeing programmes which improve a community's physical and mental health.

this year the National Youth Theatre's Playing Up group are taking a brand new interactive production to schools in the Newham, Lewisham and Waltham Forest areas. As part of the project we will be running outreach workshops in these areas to ensure more young people get the opportunity to access NYT and in particular access the Playing Up inclusion programme for 2018 -19.

We are looking for arts organisations, charities or 3rd Sector organisations that are either interested in us holding taster session at their venue or have a group of young people that they already work with who would be interested in taking part.

Here at Goldsmiths we’re looking to engage with more organisations with volunteering opportunities we can promote to our students. We are particularly looking for opportunities within the arts, galleries and museums to meet the demand from our students. We have many students wishing to gain experience in these areas, students which have a fantastic skill set which they are wanting to use in practice.

The Weston Anniversary Fund is a one-off grants scheme that will fund Capital projects that provide new, or improve existing community facilities for people across the UK.

Deadline for applications is 30th June 2018

 

We are looking for an artist that may have an interest in exploring memory and with great experience of working with people, and involving communities within their work. The artist will also have experience of exhibition-making in their portfolio of works but is not required to have had past experience of working with museums or museum collections.

EEA are looking to appoint a hardworking and flexible person to work as the Administrator (Maternity cover) joining our small but busy team.

Wednesday 18 April 2018, 10am

Professional Development

An exciting and inspiring one-day conference to launch the Museum of London’s Early Years toolkit – a digital resource for those working with early years audiences in a museum, heritage or cultural setting.

Thursday 22 March, 10.30-4.00,  Museum of London Docklands

London Drama's non-residential two day Workshop-Conference: Drama and the Crunch will take place on Thursday 5th April and Friday 6th April 2018 at Goldsmiths University of London, New Cross in partnership with Goldsmiths Centre for Arts and Learning (CAL) and the Department of Theatre and Performance.

This training day is a beginner's workshop where Rewrite will share their innovative practice on language learning through drama and the arts. The event is suitable for anyone involved in teaching or arts facilitation with young people or adults.

Are you looking to increase participation in your arts education programmes and deliver Arts Award in partnership with schools?

Trinity College London is offering a free one-hour webinar focussed on supporting arts and cultural organisations to develop partnerships with schools and demonstrating how Arts Award can help you engage with educational establishments.

At The Salmon Youth Centre, 43 Old Jamaica Road, Bermondsey, SE1
One day training From 10am - 4pm