Various artistic opportunities

Below is a list of a few opportunities (in closing date order where applicable) for a variety of artists sent to me via email from

Dance4 is offering an internship from 18 July to 23 Sep to gain experience of working in the dance sector – Deadline 30th June.

Training in Dance and Movement based work in dementia care, Northampton, UK on 3rd July ( or call 07739315084) £20

Marketing for Makers Courses 2011 on 4 July at Ferrers Gallery, Staunton Harold, LE67 1RU see

Performing Arts Network free event (talk by CEO of Curve/Edinburgh Festival show tips) 6 July, 5-7pm. Curve Theatre, Leicester LE1 1SB.

Core Gallery Open Submission, international contemporary Arts Festival, South East London. Deadline: 10 July, 5pm

The BBC Performing Arts Fund now accepting applications for community dance project (deadline 12 July). See

Writing your online profile, Wednesday 13 July, 6pm – 8pm. LCB Depot, Leicester LE1 1RE. Book at

Call for submissions: Frequency 2011 – Lincoln Festival of Digital Culture by 5pm Friday 15 July

The Upshot: East Midlands Creative Celebration Showcase (Diverse Visual & Performing Arts) Friday 15 July tel 0116 2533450 or email

An Introduction to the Games Industry: 21 & 22 July. Phoenix Square, Leicester, UK. Cost £60

Artist Call Out: Leicester Print Workshop ( Deadline for expressions: 5pm, 29 July

New 6-week Write Exposure Creative Writing Courses in Coalville, Leics, UK starting at the end of July ( £50

Call for exhibition submissions to LCB Depot (a platform for emerging & professional artists) – deadline 1st August.

Call for entries: Sculpture Competition (Oxford, Bath and London): Deadline Monday 1 August, 2pm. Entry fee £10.

Promoting Your Music Online event Wednesday 10 August, 2pm-5pm. Studio 1, Embrace Arts, Lancaster Rd, Leicester LE1 7HA offers £1000 prize money per category: Painting, Sculpture and Installation (including sound) and 2-D Media (ends 13.08)

2011 Aesthetica Creative Works Comp open (deadline end August) – Artwork & Photography, Poetry, Fiction (

Marketing for Makers Courses 2011 on 12 Sept at Ferrers Gallery, Staunton Harold, LE67 1RU see

Child Protection Policy Writing : Review and Update Workshop
Thursday 15 September, 1pm-4.30pm. Lakeside Arts Centre, Nottingham.

Call for Entries: World Event Young Artists – deadline 1st October (

Bilston Craft Gallery is seeking innovative work in metal by national and regional makers… £4000 commission fee.

Leicestershire wants to make local artists and designers brands BIG (100 free “shop” spaces on the website).

CreativeCoffee Club is where creative people meet fortnightly on a Wednesday at Screen Lounge at Phoenix Square Digital Media Centre, 4 Midland Street, Leicester, LE1 1TJ.

Job opportunities based in the Midlands area, UK ( is a website “for writers of thrillers, crime, horror and mystery stories to share their short stories or flash fiction”.

2 thoughts on “Various artistic opportunities

    • morgenbailey says:

      Ah thank you 🙂 There are other bits and pieces on the site if you take a look at, say, the categories section and pick competitions or submissions. Will post more as I get them.


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