More additions to Creative Stoke, 1st March 2010

New! 01.03.10    
Loughborough University is to hold a special ‘Young Researchers and Postgraduates workshop’ on the theme of Cities and the Creative Economy. This free event will be on Weds 28th April 2010. Presentations from postgraduates and young researchers are invited, on topics such as: critical perspectives on the Creative Class thesis; creative industries development in the city; and tensions of place marketing and branding versus the cultural economy. The keynote talk will be given by noted creative industries researcher Andy Pratt of King’s College London. Interested? Please email abstracts of no more than 250 words to:  a.watson@staffs.ac.uk  by 5th March 2010.

New! 01.03.10    
The Stoke-on-Writing writers’ group is having its first guest speaker morning on 10th April 2010, from 11.30am to 1.00pm. StOW will host a Q&A session on scriptwriting with the Rotten Park Road Theatre Company‘s Lynne Payne (Creative Producer) and Patrick McConnell (Artistic Director and Resident Writer). There is a small fee of £2 for non-members. Space is limited so please book in advance via:  stokeonwriting@gmail.com

New! 01.03.10    
Job:  Burton-on-Trent’s community arts team The Big Art People are looking for someone to help out during busy periods, especially June and July 2010. The applicant must be flexible, as they cannot offer regular working hours. Work will involve generally assisting during workshops, helping groups of children, finishing off work etc. with scope for potentially running your own workshops in the future. It would suit a fellow creative practitioner, an ex-teacher looking to supplement their income, an arts graduate looking for experience, or indeed anyone who enjoys working with children and fancies getting involved in some big, collaborative art projects. Send a C.V. and/or letter of interest to jim@thebigartpeople.co.uk and they’ll get in touch. There is no deadline.

New! 01.03.10    
All of Creative Stoke’s internal and external web-links have been checked for viability by automatic link-checking software. As a result, 23 dead links have been deleted, and 12 moved links have been relocated & repaired.  If anyone knows the online whereabouts of: FlatVision, BIDS marketing, Cheshire Studios, Ieva Alksne, Upstart Stoke, Omega Live Role Playing, Sculpture Consultants UK, Sackville House Gallery, Applause Gallery, Marie & Becky McGowan-Griffin, Visual Canvas, Snowstorm Design, please contact Creative Stoke.

(Please note that the links on the old archived ‘What’s New’ & ‘Events’ pages have not been checked or repaired).

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