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Show Garden Raises Awareness of Multiple Sclerosis

Horticulture staff and students at Derby College have teamed up with The Multiple Sclerosis Society, Derby and District Branch to create a unique plant border that will be exhibited and judged at BBC Gardeners’ World Live 2016 at Birmingham’s NEC next week (June 16 – 19).

First Art is seeking a Creative Producer

First Art is seeking a Creative Producer to support the delivery of the First Art programme delivered across North Derbyshire and North Nottinghamshire.

Based at Junction Arts (Derbyshire), you will support the creative team in delivering a series of place based audience development activities that link to our annual showcase festival. You will also support the development of the First Art ‘Broadcast Channel’ (an online platform that will showcase local events and talent including a series of live web streams).

Derby College Creative Arts Students Exhibit Work

Creative Arts students at Derby College’s Joseph Wright Campus will exhibit the work they have completed over the past year in a public end of year exhibition.

The students will be joined by family and friends for a private view on Tuesday June 14 when there will also be performances by Music and Performing Arts students. The Art & Design, Games Design and Media students’ work will then be available to view by the public from Wednesday to Friday (June 15 to 17) between 10am and 4pm and on Saturday June 18 between 10am to 1pm.

Art in the Window 2016- Call for Artists and Artisan Makers

This summer over 70 independent retailers on the streets of Glossop, Hadfield and Charlesworth will take part in Art in the Window 2016 Glossopdale; literally providing a shop window for artists and artisan makers in the Glossopdale area.
 
This year’s event is run by Glossop Arts Project and the Art in the Window team with sponsorship from Glossopdale Trust and High peak Borough Council and Buy Art Fare. The exhibition event will take place from 1st – 31st August 2016.
 

Medal Task For Student Engineers

Engineering students at Derby College have produced the medals that will be sported by competitors in this year’s Jenson Button Trust Triathlon – one of the final tasks in their year-long programme with Derby advanced composites manufacturing business  epm:technology.

epm:technology are part of the Derby College Employer Academy programme – providing level three Engineering students with masterclasses, workplace visits and work experience that culminate in a guaranteed interview for an apprenticeship at the end of the programme.

Music Grants for Older People (England & Wales)

The registered charity, Concertina which makes grants of up to £250 to charitable bodies which provide musical entertainment and related activities for the elderly has announced that the next deadline for applications is the 31st October 2016. The charity is particular keen to support smaller organisations which might otherwise find it difficult to gain funding.
 

Creative England Production Fund (England)

The next deadline for applying to the Creative England Production Fund is the 8th July 2016. The fund supports the production of feature films of all genres (including documentaries). Priority will be given to projects from regionally-based directors- both first/second time feature directors and more established directors looking to experiment with new approaches. The project must be capable of:

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