Added to Creative Stoke, 7th October 2010

New! 07.10.10    
Jobs:  Woodfield Infant School, located in nearby Shrewsbury, are seeking two creative practitioners from complementary creative spheres. The project will centre on one class of 30 x year 1 children, and explore the question “How can exploring our community shed light on other communities?” Staff and children are also keen to make use of digital technology to support and document this project, but are open as to the form the work may take. Fee: £1,500 per artist. Application deadline: 1st November 2010. For a copy of the brief please email the Creative Agent, Kate Buttolph:  play.on@ukonline.co.uk

New! 07.10.10    
We Are Birmingham shop, to be located in the Dale End part of the city centre, is calling for sale items created exclusively in Birmingham and the West Midlands by artists and crafts workers. Interested? Take your work along on one of the review days, 10th and 11th October 2010, from 12pm-6pm at Moseley Exchange, 149-153 Alcester Road, Birmingham, B13 8JP. Once the shop is open, there will be weekly review sessions for prospective suppliers.

New! 07.10.10    
The FLIP Animation Festival (4th-6th November 2010), to be held in nearby Wolverhampton, now has the programme online. Plenty of workshops, training, and industry panel discussions.

New! 07.10.10    
Partners in Creative Learning (PiCL, formerly Creative Partnerships) is holding an informal networking evening for creative practitioners. You’ll find out how to engage in PiCL projects, and receive advice and insight into the application process. The event will be on 13th October (6.30pm – 9pm) at 14a King Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme. To reserve a place at this free event, please book online.

New! 07.10.10    
The Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Museum and Art Gallery, is to hold a Collectors and Collecting Seminar on 12th October 2010 (2pm – 4pm). The seminar will look at relationship between artists and investors in arts, and at what it takes to be a collector and to become a collected artist. Speakers are Stephen Snoddy, director of the New Art Gallery, Walsall, and another special guest still to be confirmed. Spaces are limited, so booking is essential. Please call 01782 261221.

New! 07.10.10    
Jobs:  Newcastle-under-Lyme -based B-Arts write to say they have a couple of opportunities — for a Web Developer to support the Datafest festival that is set to form a fringe festival alongside the Stoke Your Fires Animation Festival in 2011. B-Arts also requires a Trainee Music Worker.

New! 05.10.10    
Channel 4 is reported as being set to axe the Birmingham-based 4iP fund, which has its main offices in Birmingham, and which had a remit to invest in interactive new-media content development in the regions.

New! 05.10.10    
A new set of Creative Commons (i.e. free to use) pictures of the new Sixth Form College at Stoke-on-Trent.

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