Arts Council England has announced investment through its National Portfolio for 2018-22. This includes 8 arts and cultural organisations based in Exeter that will together receive over £6.3 million in funding over four years. The 8 organisations are Arts & Health South West, Bike Shed Theatre, Exeter Northcott Theatre, Exeter Phoenix, Kaleider, Libraries Unlimited, Royal Albert Memorial Museum (RAMM) and Theatre Alibi.
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News about a new festival from Jocelyn Spencer Mills, at Kaleider:
'There is a new festival for Exeter – to celebrate the city being home to world-leading technologists and scientists, as well as artists, musicians and thinkers. The Met Office Informatics Lab first brought the festival idea to the table and they were inspired in part by SXSW in Austin. This first ‘beta’ festival is 6 – 8 October 2017 and will take place all over the city…Continue
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The University of Exeter is advertising an immediate opportunity for Heritage organisations to host a UoE student on a week-long internship between 26/6/17 and 30/6/2017. This is part of the 'Pathways to Art, Culture & Heritage' programme delivered in conjunction with the Royal Albert Memorial Museum.
The intern could help you with a short term project in one of the follow areas:…
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Cygnet Theatre is calling for people who have stories or memories of the Royal Clarence Hotel to come along to an event they are holding over the weekend 20/21 May, at St Martins Church, Cathedral Green.
If you can't make the event in May, you can email email@example.com (Subject 'Fire at The Clarence')
Telephone: 01392 277189
Write to: Cygnet Theatre, Friars Gate, Exeter EX2 4AZ
More information can be found on the press release from Cygnet…Continue
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Come to the Cultural Hustings at the Boat Shed on the Quay - Monday 10 April at 7pm. This is a chance for citizens to hear from candidates running for Devon County Council - Yvonne Atkinson (Labour Party), Andrew…Continue
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Thank you to everyone who responded to the surveys about Creative Apprenticeships and the culture sector in Exeter. As mentioned in the last update on 1 March, Exeter Cultural Partnership is working with Exeter & Heart of Devon Employment & Skills Board (EHOD ESB), Exeter City Council and Exeter College to consider how best to support those culture sector organisations who may want to offer opportunities for…Continue
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On International Women's Day 2017 it's appropriate that Women of the World has issued advance press information.
Preparation is now underway for 'WOW - Women of the World Exeter'. It takes place in the city from 13-15 October in partnership with Southbank Centre in London.
In planning for WOW, Exeter coordinators Debbie Bucella and Chloe Whipple are organising open events - 'ThinkIns'. These take place in April as below:
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This summer, for sixteen weeks, the old maritime museum will spring into life. Filled with theatre, visual art, live music, comedy, cocktails, ice-cream and the best mini golf course this side of Marsh Barton, The Boat Shed is issuing an open invitation to the people of Exeter to get a taste of what the future of this building could be like.
For more details click this link: The Boat…Continue
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It’s the first of March. According to the Met Office that makes it meteorological spring...so an update is called for. A lot has been happening. Just a few things to keep an eye out for...
Creative Apprenticeships and the cultural sector: As mentioned in a previous blog, work is under way to support the culture sector’s engagement with the new national programme of Apprenticeships. Exeter & Heart of Devon Employment & Skills Board (EHOD ESB), the City…Continue
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The 'Pathways to art, culture and heritage' programme has been promoted via the University and others. In case anyone missed it, this is a reminder that the closing date is 2 March. The Pathways opportunity is a partnership between the University of Exeter and RAMM; it involves a 4 day training course followed by a paid week long internship. The programme will bring together local creative small / medium sized enterprises…Continue
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It is with great sadness we note the passing of Exeter City Council’s lead for Communities and Culture, Cllr Paul Bull, who died on Sunday 19 February. Paul was passionate about Exeter, serving his community as an elected member and was always friendly and warm to people, whether old friends or new acquaintances. In addition to Paul's hard work for the City Council, he was an award-winning sound designer and engineer who had worked nationally and…Continue
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The University of Exeter is refreshing its approach to arts & culture and has issued a public invitation to an Open Space event.
Where and when: 28 February from 9:30am - 4:30pm, Exeter Corn Exchange, Market Street, Exeter, EX1 1BW
The University of Exeter is refreshing its approach to Arts & Culture. Its research, impact and educational activities engage with people in many different ways; through its internal and…Continue
Exeter City Council, Exeter College, Exeter Cultural Partnership and Exeter & Heart of Devon Employment & Skills Board are working together to improve the learning and career opportunities for the Cultural and Creative sector in and around Exeter, in particular to connect potential apprentices with…Continue
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An open invitation to celebrate a new season of cultural events in Exeter
Thursday 26 January, 7pm at Exeter Cathedral
Exeter’s cultural venues will celebrate a new season of events at a launch party…Continue
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Following changes to Exeter City Council portfolios last week, Councillor Rosie Denham has asked that I share this round to ECP:
Message from Councillor Rosie Denham
Dear Exeter Cultural Partnership members,
I wanted to let you know about some changes at Exeter City Council. Due to an increasing workload across a number of key strands of my Portfolio, Councillor Paul…Continue
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Several events are taking place in the coming weeks which may be of interest to members of the Ning group. The following are just a few. For those using twitter you may have seen tweets about these already @ExeterCultural:
Tuesday 31 January, 6.30pm: Tackling Inactivity in Devon: Hosted by Active Devon at Haven Banks, this is aimed at people who want to get inactive people motivated to be more active. More details and costs from Active…Continue
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