New additions

New! 21.08.09    
There’s a new Midlands Federation of Museums and Art Galleries.

New! 21.08.09     Local university student Simon Ward is seeking the help of a local ceramics firm. Can you supply Simon with bisque dinner-plates at a very low subsidised rate, for a student art project? In exchange for placement of your firm’s name and logo, and possible media coverage when the art project is realised? Please contact Simon at:

New! 21.08.09    
Job:  The Light House media centre, in nearby Wolverhampton, need two Events Researchers. The
posts are unpaid and so might suit those who are currently unemployed. There are two strands of research, to be completed by December 2009 —
‘Alternative Screen Content’, and ‘New Markets within the Facility Hire Sector’. Researching these will
involve qualitative & quantitative data collection and analysis, leading to and the production of a 3,000-word
report for each subject. Your reports will be used as a foundation to increase the entertainment and facility hire income opportunities at The Light House.
Each research task will take no longer than eight weeks, approx seven hours per week. Progress meetings will take place every two weeks.
Candidates are requested to email a statement of 300 words (maximum) explaining why they want the position, along with an up-to-date C.V., to Kimberly Forlini-Softley,
Light House Administrator. More information from:  Application deadline: 4th September 09, for interviews on 25th September 09.

New! 21.08.09    
Stoke-on-Trent film-maker and musician Jon Aldersea has established a YouTube channel for his videos. The latest July 09
addition is his recent video The Canal Key, a film funded by The Heritage Lottery Fund and coordinated by Groundwork Stoke-on-Trent.

New! 20.08.09    
Staffordshire University has two Open Days in Stoke-on-Trent
coming up soon, on Saturday 22nd August 09 and Thursday 27th August 09, offering talks and tours related to the many creative degree courses at the Stoke campus. The
programme can be downloaded here (PDF file).

New! 20.08.09    
Cheshire East Council is offering arts grants to voluntary organisations in the Congleton area, to engage the services of professional artists
to run community arts workshops. Up to £300 is on offer. Deadline: 28th August 09.

New! 20.08.09    
The Genesis Centre is a new serviced office development for start-ups and small businesses in North Staffordshire, located at
Chatterley Valley near Tunstall. The Centre opens in August 09 and currently has ‘Reroot’ business relocation grants on offer, offering up to £25,000 to cover up to 50% of the
costs of relocating your business within North Staffordshire.

New! 20.08.09    
West Midlands Graduate Internships launched on 13th July 09. The Advantage West Midlands
-supported scheme aims to find 250 internship places in suitable West Midlands firms, for unemployed students who graduated this summer. See the website for full details.


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