B&NES Arts Bulletin

FEBRUARY CONTENTS – details here.


1. Bristol and Bath win Cultural Destinations funding
2. Changes at Bath’s Natural Theatre
3. The Victoria Hall refurbishment in Radstock
4. Dressing the city – temporary banners and flags in Bath city centre


1. The Independent Bath Literature Festival
2. Bath Bachfest
3. Georgians – Dress for Polite Society
4. Keep the home fires burning – Peter Brown exhibition
5. In-Transit exhibitions
6. To Sleep – by Matt Fox
7. Vocal Festival – University of Bath
8. Louisa Fairclough exhibition – Flecks of a Brighter Colour
9. No Boundaries conference – a State of the Arts event
10. Valentine’s Day Opera Gala


1. B&NES Council – How to write an event management plan
2. Co create – The Value of Creative Facilitation
3. RIO – Developing Arts Award Supporters
4. CoResist and LIFEbeat – Creative Facilitation Training
5. Creative Consultation with Young People
6. ITC’s Spring Training Programme


1. Bath Fringe Festival 20:20 Vision – writers wanted
2. Fringe Arts Bath – callout for submissions
3. Tobacco Factory Script Space 2014 – call for submissions
4. Salisbury Playhouse – search for original drama from the south-west
5. People Dancing 2014 – submissions for international event


1. Arts Council England – National Portfolio Funding Programme 2015 - 18 (Strong organisations helping ACE to deliver ‘great art for everyone’)

2.  Arts Council England – Major Partners Museums Funding Programme 2015 – 18 (Delivering  ‘great culture for everyone’)

3. The Heritage Lottery Fund – Collecting Cultures programme (Funding for museums, libraries & archives to develop their collections)

4.  a-n – Bursary programme for artists (Professional development for artists)

5. BBC Children in Need – main grant programme (Transforming the lives of the most disadvantaged children)

6. The Tree Council – Orchard Windfalls Fund 2014 (Free fruit trees for communities)

7. Lloyds Bank Foundation – new funding programmes (Improving the lives of disadvantaged people and their communities)

8. Unlimited – New programme for disabled artists (To help deliver ambitious and high quality work)

9. Creative Employment Programme (New work and training opportunities for unemployed young people within the creative sector)

10. Awards for Young Musicians (Training and other support)


1. B&NES Council – Project Managers for WW1 Centenary event and exhibition
2. Bath Festivals – Festival Officer
3. Bath Festivals – Chair and other Board recruitment
4. Victoria Art Gallery Guide – volunteers
5. South Gloucestershire Council – Summer Reading Challenge Workshops
6. Bristol Music Trust – leader of Bristol music education hub
7. acta Community Theatre – Drama Worker, Bristol


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