April 2013

Our Big Gig: national celebration of music in communities

11th – 14th July Our Big Gig, which takes place from 11th–14th July, will see the whole country celebrate and enjoy music, showcase new and existing talent and increase participation in music making. From school halls to concert halls-local communities and event organisers are being encouraged to get together, pick up instruments and programme gigs in …
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Bath DanScape call out for local dancers of all ages and styles…

Bath DanScape Call Out… Calling all local Bath and North East Somerset dancers, practitioners and community groups: In June 2013, we are offfering you the opportunity to collaborate with photographer Kevin Clifford to create a striking collection of  images that capture the BaNES landscape through your eyes, imagination and memories. Raising the profile of dance, …
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BAFA meeting on audience evaluation & development

Bristol: Wednesday 8 May 13.00-17.00 Venue: The Tobacco Factory Bristol: Making research work for you: management/funding/timing/mind-set issues Richard Fletcher, Arts & Festival Management, De Montfort University Practical use of social media: as a tool to facilitate evaluation Caron Jane Lyon, PCM Creative Audience Engagement: political and social context of change Richard Hadley, European Festivals Network …
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“I Feel The Need. The Need For Speed” – A Creative & Cultural Speed Networking Event

FOR MEMBERS ONLY CFBA & Creative Bath Multi-Discipline Networking event with Bath Spa University 3 June 6.00pm An informal multi-discipline networking event at the beautiful 44AD Gallery to facilitate the sharing of interests, ideas and expertise within the creative industry hosted by CFBA,  Creative Bath and Bath Spa University. The evening is for local businesses, …
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Saw Close – new performance area being designed – please feedback your requirements

CFBA members are being asked to inform the architects of what facilities are required in the new outdoor performance area being designed for Saw Close. Novell Tullett is the consultant landscape architect for the design of Saw Close – the external areas.  As part of the scheme we are providing a space which can be …
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Congrats to BSU novelist and students on winning ACE funding for spoken word touring workshops

Lucy English has won a £30k grant towards her tour Count Me In, a promenade spoken word production on the theme of ‘numbers’, to be presented in the rural areas of Gloucester, Devon, Cornwall, Somerset and Wiltshire. Supporting the production will be workshops where participants can devise a segment which can be woven into the …
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