December 2012

Touring scheme to benefit musicians and audiences across the South West

Routes South West, a project run by Bristol Music Trust and Colston Hall has been awarded funding through our strategic touring programme. The project will work with a network of music venues, promoters, producers and artists to develop and tour a variety of folk, jazz, roots, electronica and experimental music across the region, concentrating in …
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Major commercial gallery to open in Somerset

London! Zurich! New York! And now eight miles south of Shepton Mallet, convenient for the A303 and Bristol-Weymouth railway line. One of the world’s leading commercial galleries has revealed plans to expand its operations into what were derelict farm buildings in Somerset. When galleries such as Hauser & Wirth announce expansion, it normally means a new space …
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Artists – free exhib space AND calls for art for 2012 Fringe Arts Bath Festival

Yate Library exhibition space – invitation to submit work Yate Library has opportunities to host visual arts and craft exhibitions within its exhibition space and is inviting local/regional professional artists to submit their work for consideration. The library aims to show a cross section of work throughout the year with each exhibition lasting around 3 …
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TWELVE funding or grants schemes open to the cultural sector – a MUST READ!

Big Lottery Fund – Reaching Communities Revenue or capital projects helping people most in need including groups that are hard to reach. Next deadline: March 2013 BIG will fund projects that respond to needs identified by communities, and is especially keen to encourage more Reaching Communities applications from the South West. There are two strands …
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Health and Wellbeing conference – call for submissions

The Culture, Health and Wellbeing International Conference will be held in Bristol in June 2013. Those who work in the area of arts, health and wellbeing are being invited to submit abstracts for presentations, workshops and performances. Conference organisers are aiming to: share the latest research and new methodologies examine local, regional, national, and international …
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