Added to Creative Stoke, 25th June 2010

New! 25.06.10    
Added to the Directory: NK Williams, Film and Graphic Design. Based at Stafford Technology Park. Here’s a new video NKW have made, promoting cycling in Stoke-on-Trent…

New! 25.06.10    
Job:  Gladstone Pottery Museum in Longton, currently has vacancies for: Throwers; Hand Painters; Flower Makers; and Casters, all at £8 per hour. You should be able to demonstrate your particular skill to the museum’s visitors. For an application form and more information, please visit: jobsonline.stoke.gov.uk

New! 25.06.10    
Job:  the New Vic Theatre requires a full-time Deputy Stage Manager . Application deadline: 9th July 2010. Contract to start: 1st November 2010. Full information from: admin@newvictheatre.org.uk

New! 25.06.10    
The International Forestry Exhibition 2010 is to be held on nearby Cannock Chase, 23rd – 25th September 2010. It’s mostly professional forestry, but there is an open “chainsaw carving” competition, and there may be good selling opportunities at the Game Fair for traditional crafts makers who work with wood.

New! 25.06.10    
With North Staffordshire and the Black Country traditionally having had many types of interconnections with North Wales, some may be interested in a forthcoming academic conference on the cultural flows between the two areas. English and Welsh Diaspora: Regional Cultures, Disparate Voices, Remembered Lives is a major four-day conference to be held at Loughborough University from 13th April – 16th April 2011. The organisers say it…

“aims to address all aspects of rural and regional experience, consciousness, and representation of displacement, dispossession, the transformation or destruction of communities, the idea of community, across a millennium of change and loss, … exploration of the historical transformation of the landscape, the relation of land to identity, regional as opposed to national identity, folklore, folk practices and oral tradition through song, dance, story-telling and forms of ritual and seasonal practice”

New! 24.06.10    
A two-day Common Ground arts event is set to happen at Hanley Park on 26th & 27th June 2010. The event is a response to community feedback from a Quality Streets public consultation held earlier this year, in which local residents said they would like to see more public activities in the Park. The event is organised by Hanley’s Airspace Gallery, and eighteen artists will be showing work during the event. Sure to be a good networking event — see the website for full details.

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