During this current troubling period of the coronavirus lockdown, many of you will be looking for ways to express yourselves creatively within your communities during isolation, At Arts City, we will attempt to pass on as many opportunities for artists (commissions, funding opportunities, online performance/exhibitions etc) as we can. Here’s a few recent ones…
Vacancy For Marketing Manager at The Dukes. The Dukes is Lancashire’s leading producing theatre, independent cinema and creative learning centre. We work across a range of art-forms in indoor and outdoor settings. We wish to appoint a Marketing Manager to ensure the effective and efficient marketing of The Dukes and the maximum possible audience development in line with the Company’s artistic policy. 39 hours a week, £25,000 – £26,500 per annum dependent on experience.
Lancaster Jazz Festival are launching a special commission for artists based in the Lancaster region, to create a performance of original music inspired by the Lancaster area.
Litfest (Lancaster Literature Festival) – requires an Administrative assistant for 7 hours per week (flexible working). This will be a one-year contract at £10.16 per hour. The closing date is 5pm, 19th January and interviews will take place on the evening of the 27th January at The Storey, Lancaster. The successful candidate should be able to start at the beginning of February if at all possible.
The Mayor of Lancaster is asking local children to put pen to paper to help find his Young Poet Laureates of the year with the theme being “Unity in the Community”.
Councillor David Whitaker has launched a quest to find this year’s Lancaster District’s Young Poet Laureates and is asking budding writers to write an original poem of no more than 40 lines. The theme “Unity in the Community” is asking local children to look at how we can make our communities stronger, more tolerant and show respect for each other. There are two categories: Junior Poet Laureate (up to age 11) and Young Poet Laureate (12-16).
Join Ludus Dance for a professional warm-up and technique class with Giorgio de Carolis, a lecturer at UCLAN, an independent dance artist and Franklin Method educator with experience in theatre and outdoor performance. The session is free to attend.
More Music is seeking an experienced Woodwind/Brass player to lead our longest-running project Baybeat Streetband.
Announcement from King Street Studios: King Street Studios Open Call Reminder for ART<120 at King Street Studios from 6th to 23rd December 2019 | Deadline for entries: Midnight Sat Nov 16th 2019
The Dukes in Lancaster is currently seeking a new Chair of Trustees for the board. Download the details here.
An opportunity to take part in a round-table conversation on site-specific arts practice with leading practitioners in the U.K. and in Canada this Tuesday, September 24th at 4:15 at Lancaster Library.