Added to Creative Stoke, 29th October 2009

New! 29.10.09    
Jobs:  Heath Park Business and Enterprise College, in nearby Wolverhampton, is seeking two Creative Practitioners, who have background in publishing work (journalism, writing, filmmaking, radio, etc) and good contacts in their respective industries, to work with two groups of Key Stage 3 children (age 11 to 14). The question the school is seeking to answer is: “Can we, through engaging with external partners in our publications project, improve our literacy?” Application deadline: 6th November 2009. The full brief can be obtained from:

New! 28.10.09    
There’s a good-looking new website for the Breaking the Mould photography exhibition now on in Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent (9th Oct – 29th Nov 2009).

New! 28.10.09    
Nearby Shrewsbury-based DASH (Disability Arts in Shropshire) is celebrating the International Day of Disabled People on 3rd December 2009, with a fantastic creative and social day for disabled people. The day starts at 10am with welcome drinks, pastries, entertainment and speeches. Then take your pick from workshops about puppets, painting/drawing, photography or video. Lunch will be served at 12.15pm, with performances by local disabled artists creating a party atmosphere. In the afternoon session they will be finding out what makes YOU happy, what makes YOU smile, what YOU want DASH to do in the future. They will also be telling you about the work DASH has done in the past. To finish off the day there will be short films, performances, speeches and drinks. Book your place early by calling Mike, Paula or Paul on 01743 272939 or 01743 271676 or email

New! 28.10.09    
Added to the Directory: The Textile Triangle is devoted to antique and contemporary work in textiles, originating from the textile towns of Macclesfield, Congleton and Leek. This up-to-date and attractive website is associated with the Three Shires Textiles Festival.

New! 28.10.09    
Added to the Directory: The Orme Art group is a… “group of people in Staffordshire and Cheshire who had outgrown ‘classes’ but were feeling isolated working alone. The group meets once a month for creative practice. Twice yearly exhibitions give us an opportunity to get feedback from the public and to offer work for sale.”

New! 28.10.09    
Added to the Directory: The Nantwich Museum which, as well as displaying local history, also shows contemporary work in its Millennium Gallery (currently showing work by the Threadmill group of 16 local textile artists) and Community Gallery (currently showing work by the Orme Art group from Cheshire and Staffordshire).

Also added to the list of nearby local museums showing contemporary work: Congleton Museum; The Shire Hall Gallery; and Buxton Museum and Art Gallery.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s