SW Museum Skills Programme 2014-15

The first tranche of Museum Skills 14-15 training is now live on the SW Fed website with sessions open for booking.  Please follow the link below: http://www.swfed.org.uk/training/museums-skills Courses are booked on a first come first serve basis. Further sessions are planned for Autumn delivery- and these will be promoted from July.

Training in how to write an Event Management Plan

Free training session for community event organisers in central Bath Thursday 20 March, 6.30 – 8.00pm. Up to 20 free places are available. B&NES Council Event Advice and Support Office is offering a practical, free-to-attend evening session. You’ll learn how to: write a plain English event management plan practise completing a risk assessment template share …
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B&NES Arts Bulletin

CONTENTS – see here for details. NEWS & VIEWS  1. Bath Fringe Bedlam Fair – Radiohead and fundraising success 2. Bath Comedy Festival – new Patrons 3. Creativity Works – new Director 4. Bath & North East Somerset Council website – event promotion opportunity EVENTS & EXHIBITIONS 1. The Independent Bath Literature Festival 2. Bath …
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Board development – asking the right questions

Board development – asking the right questions An event for board members and managers of arts and cultural organisations to find a way to better management practice Arts organisations operate in ‘interesting times’.  The ability to marry artistic ambition to sound financial and business planning has never been more necessary.  A general economic downturn and …
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CFBA Skills Sharing: Making Funding Applications

Our recent funding surgery events with Arts Council England’s Ruth Kapadia revealed a wealth of experience amongst the participants about making funding applications – some successful, others not so. The writing of a funding bid can be a daunting exercise, especially for small organisations and those who have had little experience of funding systems.  Form …
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Thriving Without Subsidy: specialist training for arts leaders

Discover the management training behind the success of the UK’s leading charities Learn from experience outside the arts and cultural sector – and bring it home Acquire leading edge skills to grow and develop your team and your organisation The world of arts and cultural organisations is changing dramatically. There’s more pressure to work in …
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Introducing ACE’s Bridge Organisation in the South West

http://bridge.realideas.org/ is a brand new website, with a whole host of information about RIO‘s role as Arts Council England‘s Bridge Organisation for the South West. RIO’s role is to connect young people with great art and culture. It encourages collaboration, supports sustainable business models for cultural organisations and promotes Arts Award and Artsmark across the …
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RIO (Real Ideas Organisation) Training/Networking Event (3 Oct)

Thursday 3rd October 2013,  American Museum, Bath.   10am-3:30pm New National Curriculum Update – What does the new National Curriculum mean to the cultural sector and how can you make a positive contribution? We’ll be covering the key changes and sharing information gathered through our Schools Service plus providing practical tools which will help you …
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