Added to the What’s New page on Creative Stoke, 5th October 2009

New! 05.10.09    
PaidContent:UK has a feature article and video interviews on the Talk About Local unconference, held on Saturday at the Film Theatre in Stoke-on-Trent.

Social Reporter has a variety of further YouTube video interviews with attendees at the event.

New! 05.10.09     High Peak Community Arts, in the nearby Peak District, is holding free arts & crafts workshops (5th to 20th October 2009) aimed at disabled adults, people with long term medical conditions and those with mental health problems. Workshops include: Printing; Drama Games / Improvisation; Ceramics; Creative Writing; Create a Song in a Session!; and Felt Making. Call Alison on 01663 744516 to book places. Transport is available to those who need it.

New! 05.10.09    
The 10th Brilliantly Birmingham event is calling for contemporary jewellery work from new and emerging designer makers in the West Midlands. The FLUX show, part of the Brilliantly Birmingham programme, will create exposure for the best of contemporary jewellery design — through a high profile public selling event at the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery in Birmingham city-centre. You must be resident in the UK, and have graduated within the last five years. Participation in FLUX is by open submission and selection-panel. Each application needs to be submitted with a £15 administration charge. Payment can be made by cheque, payable to: Birmingham City Council. You can download a FLUX application pack (Word .doc). Your final application should include the completed FLUX application form, a copy of your recent C.V., along with 10 images of recent work (2004-2009). Submission deadline: 7th October 2009.

New! 05.10.09    
The Surface Gallery in Nottingham is staging its Annual Postcard Show, 5th to 18th December 2009. Surface is now inviting artists to submit work — which must fit within the dimensions of a standard 6″ x 4″ postcard. There is a fee of £10 per entry. All submitted work must be unframed and accompanied with a completed application form (Word .doc). Deadline for submissions: 30th November 2009.

New! 05.10.09    
Jobs:  In nearby Derby there’s a new performing arts organisation called Derby Live. They now have vacancies for a full-time Stage Manager and a full-time Head of Wardrobe.

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