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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:

Co-Production Fund for Broadcast, Games and Film (UK)

The Wellcome Trust has announced that organisations and individuals working in the broadcast, games and film industries have until the 17th June 2016 to submit an expression of interest form to the Co-Production Fund for Broadcast, Games and Film. Up to £40,000 funding is available and in exceptional circumstances, up to £300,000 can be awarded for projects that are outstanding in ambition and impact. Proposals should be aimed at a mainstream audience in the UK or Republic of Ireland (the subject matter can be international).

Coal Regeneration Trust Funding Received

Local Cultural Education Partnership receives funding for ‘C.O.A.L’ - a new arts festival that celebrates local talent

The Coalfields Regeneration Trust has invested £9,820 in ‘Creating Opportunities for Aspiring Leaders’ (C.O.A.L), a new project based in the coalfields area of Amber Valley. The project will work with 15 Young Leaders to offer training and work experience that generates transferable skills for their future employment journey, whilst simultaneously creating a new festival experience for the local community.

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