Added to Creative Stoke, 30th September 2010

New! 30.09.10    
The national Big Draw month is almost underway, and there’s a full list of West Midlands activities. In Stoke-on-Trent Urban Vision is holding an all-ages “Escape to the Hidden Gardens” on the old 1984 Garden Festival site (now Festival Park)…

“Thursday 21st October 2010, 10am – 4pm. We will be exploring the past present and future possibilities for the hidden gardens with guided magical mystery tours and surprising drawing activities with artists Anna Francis and Kate Lynch.”

The event is free, but booking is required. Contact Urban Vision via their website.

New! 30.09.10    
The artists of re:stoke are looking for ex-Spode workers they can talk to, in advance of a major arts event in the disused Spode factory in Stoke town (Stoke-upon-Trent). More information from:

New! 30.09.10    
Birmingham City University is hosting a Gamer Camp Nano. Spend a month learning to code games, from 8th November to 3rd December 2011. Develop games for the iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad. The only drawback might be the pricetag: £499.

New! 30.09.10    
Job: The Coppice School in Newcastle-under-Lyme is seeking a Creative Practitioner or company to work with a lively group of 11-13 year olds. You’ll be able to work with students who have physical disabilities and who have moderate to severe learning disabilities and/or medical conditions. Fee: £3,500. Application deadline: 10th October 2010. For further information please contact: Anne Kinnaird, Creative Agent, on: 07921 126694

New! 30.09.10    
Job: Westfield Community Primary School needs a Creative Partner (any creative discipline) to help the school “unlocking learning across the curriculum”. You’ll work alongside two Year 1 teachers with year one children. There are two year one classes and a total of 47 mixed-ability children – 29 boys and 18 girls. The project will take place in the Spring term 2011. Fee: £3,000. Application deadline: 4th October 2010. Short listing: Tuesday 5th October 2010 Interviews: Tuesday 19th October 2010. Full information from: Mrs K. Shaw, Headteacher. Westfield Community Primary School. Ounsdale Road, Wombourne, Wolverhampton. WV5 8BH.

New! 30.09.10    
Job: Carmountside Primary School — located in Abbey Hulton, Stoke-on-Trent — requires a Creative Partner (any specialist discipline) to develop drama and role-play as creative learning tools. Application deadline: 11th October 2010. Fee: £3,500. The project will start Spring 2011. Full details here.

New! 30.09.10    
Job: Anglesey Primary School, located in the centre of Burton-on-Trent, requires a Creative Partner (any specialist discipline) to work with Anglesey Primary School. You’ll help Year 1 children transform an outdoor space into an area that will stimulate their imaginations. The project should include parents and stimulate literacy. Application deadline: 15th October 2010. Project to start Spring 2011. Fee: £3,500 available to support the work. Full details here.

New! 30.09.10    
Job: All Saints’ Church of England is a village primary school based in Alrewas near Burton-on-Trent. They require a Creative Partner to help Foundation Stage pupils to develop skills in problem-solving, reasoning, numeracy and/or literacy through exploring their outdoor surroundings. Application deadline: 11th October 2010. Project will start Spring 2011. Fee: £3,500 Full details here.

New! 30.09.10    
Congratulations to those involved in the launch of Autism Radio UK, and its polished website, now broadcasting from Newcastle-under-Lyme. Listeners might like to visit the Community Champions website Vote for Kevin of Autistic Radio UK to make a documentary film about the radio station.

New! 30.09.10    
Stoke-on-Trent Repertory Theatre has an Open Day on Sunday 3rd October 2010, from noon to 3pm.


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