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Report from hugely successful Child Friendly City event held at the egg of 10 Feb 16

The Institute for Education, Bath Spa University, Pledges Support to the ‘Bath & N.E. Somerset Child Friendly City and Community’ Initiative ‘Child Friendly Cities’ (CFC) embody the Convention on the Rights of the Child at the local level.  A child friendly community is a system of local governance, committed to fulfilling children’s rights; where children are …
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B&NES Council announce the Cultural & Creative Challenge Fund 2016-17

Bath and North East Somerset Council’s Cultural & Creative Challenge Fund for Arts Projects 2016/17 will be open for application from Monday 1 February 2016. The Cultural & Creative Challenge Fund is for awards of £5,000 only.  The fund is open to: Properly constituted voluntary sector groups/organisations. Consortia where the lead body is a properly …
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NEW for 2016! ‘Cultural Connections': bi-monthly networking/early evening sector drinks

Make sure you put these 6 dates in your diary! Pop in to the Revolution Bar on George Street (lovely private bar upstairs) to meet up informally with colleagues from across the cultural sector. There will always be a Special Guest to meet, representing a particular section of our artistic sector, but this is mainly …
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January Arts Bulletin (events, funding, opportunities)

Online links here JANUARY 2016 CONTENTS 1. Bath in the TV spotlight this Christmas 2. South west artists build links with artists across the globe 3. Bath Area Cultural Forum’s AGM 4. Euclid – helping creative players find partners beyond borders 5. Creative & Credible – how to evaluate arts and health projects 6. The Audience Agency’s …
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New creative industries funding scheme and guidance document

The Creative industries Federation and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales have released a guide to sources of funding and investment for arts, cultural and creative organisations, ‘Creative industries – routes to finance’ The release of the document coincides with the launch a new opportunity for individuals and arts organisations to pitch …
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