Added to Creative Stoke, 5th October 2010

New! 05.10.10    
Blackfriars School, locate in Newcastle–under-Lyme, requires a creative individual or company to “engage and inspire staff working with pupils who have a wide range of special needs and some challenging behaviours.” Fee: £3,500. Application deadline: 31st October 2010. Full details are here.

New! 05.10.10    
Is provision of artists’ studio space and dedicated live-work space important for you? NFASP are conducting a new up-to-date survey of artists’ studio groups and organisations in the UK, to inform ongoing lobbying on behalf of the studios sector. NFASP has commissioned researchers Suzanne Golden and Lee Milne to conduct the survey; they will be available to answer any questions that arise at: . You can also contact NFASP if you would like further information or have any queries at: . The survey data gathered will remain confidential.

New! 05.10.10    
Are you professionally involved in folk events? There’s a national event happening not too far from Stoke. The Folk Industry Day 2010 will be held in Nottingham on 19th November 2010…

“Join an action-packed and thought-provoking day of keynote speeches, workshops, presentations, discussion, showcase performance and debate across three strands. You can spend the day on one strand or drop in and out of all three.  1. The English Folk Dance & Song Society presents ‘Folk Arts Education’; 2. The Musicians Union presents ‘Making it in the Folk Music Business’, and 3. FolkArts England presents ‘The Complete Package / Selling Folk’.”

New! 05.10.10    
Learning Through Dramatic Enquiry is a forthcoming PiCL conference for education professionals. The date is 14th October 2010 (8.45am – 3.30pm) at Stoke-on-Trent Repertory Theatre on Leek Road, a short walk from the city’s intercity train station. Tickets cost £85. Full details at the web page.

New! 05.10.10    
Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Museum and Art Gallery are planning two exhibitions and are now calling for artists and makers who would be interested in submitting work. The first exhibition is about The Sea — the curators are looking for work inspired by the sea including weather, animal-life, boats, etc. The exhibition is planned for May-July 2011. The second exhibition will be called Wood, for artists makers who work in wood (including basketry and wicker). The dates for this exhibition have not been set yet, but Wood is likely to be shown in 2011. If you are interested in submitting work for either exhibition, please email: (including images if possible) by 31st October 2010.

New! 05.10.10    
The Burslem School of Art, Stoke-on-Trent, is putting on a Winter Art & Craft Show on Sunday 12th December 2010 (11am-6pm). They are now inviting entries. All crafts / art must be made by the exhibitor, and “bought in, or imported” crafts will not be accepted. Deadline: 22nd November 2010. Full details from:


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