Added to Creative Stoke, 17th September 2010

New! 17.09.10    
Job:  New Vic Theatre requires a Lighting Operator/Technician (Maternity Cover, full-time). The successful candidate will have the ability to plot, operate, rig and focus lighting/sound equipment, work calmly under pressure and have an enthusiasm for working creatively with lighting and sound in theatre. Application deadline: 4th October 2010. Full details from Mark Carter at:

New! 17.09.10    
The Institute of Directors and UK Trade and Industry are staging a conference to help the small and medium-sized businesses to seek out new export markets. The half-day Exporting For Growth conference will be at Brindleyplace in Birmingham on 13th October 2010. Cost including lunch and VAT is £52.88 for ICAEW and IoD members and £70.50 for non-members. To book please contact:  or

New! 17.09.10    
Stoke-on-Trent City Council’s Building Schools for the Future programme is to hold a special “Meet the Buyer” event in Stoke-on-Trent. The aim of the day is to encourage local suppliers to come along and talk one-to-one with the main BSF’s main design and build contractors: Balfour Beatty; Thomas Vale/Wates (TVW consortium); and the RM Group. While the event seems geared towards local building and fitting firms, there may be opportunities for larger creative firms to learn about the possible supply of items such as: creative playground designs; use of local ceramic art tiles in the schools; creative exterior seating; the fitting out of special ‘fantasy theme’ classrooms (spaceships, etc); and suchlike. The event is on 7th October 2010 (9am-4pm) at the Britannia Stadium, Stoke-on-Trent. Those attending should first contact

New! 17.09.10    
Staffordshire University’s Media & Film Production students now have a new Facebook group, for those who want to keep informed about their various activities, new films, and success stories. For those who want to see recent work on a big screen, a joint graduation show at the Film Theatre will happen on 22nd September 2010 (7.45pm start) in association with Stoke Cine and Video Society. This event will present a programme of new film and animation made by students who graduated this summer in the Faculty of Arts, Media and Design.

New! 17.09.10    
Local film-maker Richard Pekar is launching his new film The Last Train to Budapest at the Film Theatre on Wednesday 3rd November 2010 (7pm start). This is an all-ticket event, at £3 per person (inc. after-show buffet), and there should be 100 public tickets spare after cast and crew have been accounted for. Contact the Film Theatre box office for tickets. Creative Stoke has a long interview with Richard Pekar, which has details of the film.


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