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REFERRAL from LINK UP

August 2008

Part two

Contents

    General Training Opportunities…………………………………………. 3 Employment Support

    Job Searching………………………………………………………. 9

    Organisations………………………………………………………. 14 Funding…………………………………………………………………….. 22 Borough Arts Officers…………………………………………………… 36 Cultural Olympiad………………………………………………………… 46 Outside London…………………………………………………………… 48

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GENERAL TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES

APD Network

    www.apd-network.info The Artists Professional Development Network (APD) is a UK-wide intelligence

    and exchange forum for organisations that are pro-actively developing

    information, advice, training and professional development services for visual

    and applied artists.

    Email: apd@apd-network.info

Arts and Business

    www.aandb.org.uk Arts & Business run a series of low cost training courses for all levels of arts

    fundraisers and practitioners and also offer opportunities to work with business

    managers to develop new skills and knowledge.

    Arts & Business Head Office:

    Nutmeg House

    60 Gainsford Street

    Butler's Wharf

    London

    SE1 2NY

    Telephone: 020 7378 8143

    Fax: 020 7407 7527

    Email: head.office@AandB.org.uk

ArtsMatrix (for South West region)

    www.artsmatrix.org.uk ArtsMatrix is the skills and enterprise development agency for creative

    professionals in the South West. They offer one-to-one in-depth guidance on

    career development, starting a new enterprise or growing your business, for

    creative practitioners and artists. They provide updated information on latest

    training, funding, business and development opportunities, along with news on

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commissions, job vacancies and opportunities to exhibit, perform or create new

    work.

    ArtsMatrix Ltd

    Unit 4.3

    Paintworks

    Bath Road

    Bristol BS4 3EH

    Tel: 0117 915 0190

    Email: info@artsmatrix.org.uk

Blast

    www.bbc.co.uk/blast/ Blast inspires and supports 13 to 19 year olds to get creative. It helps develop

    skills so you can turn your ideas for art, dance, film, music, writing and games

    into a reality. They organise free creative workshops, offer opportunity to create

    network and share one's art.

Business Link

    www.businesslink.gov.uk www.bllondon.co.uk(for London), www.diversityworksforlondon.com

    Free and impartial business advisory service which is available to anyone

    starting up or running a small or medium-size business. They provide online

    access to information that can help one plan and run their own business; they

    provide online courses as well as free events across London on employment

    law, marketing, starting up and developing business and so on. Subscribe to

    their monthly e-newsletter for latest important business news, contact at

    Tel: 0845 6000 787.

Channel 4 - Diversity Production Training (nationwide)

    www.channel4.com/4talent/national/opportunities/schemes/specific/diversity-

    production-training.html Twelve-month fully-funded Channel 4 training programme, aimed at disabled

    people and those from culturally diverse or other backgrounds currently under-

    represented in TV. The Cultural Diversity scheme has been running for five

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years, with 60 people having been trained, the vast majority of whom are still

    working in the industry as producers and APs (associate/assistant producer).

    (Those who finished the scheme last year tend to be APs.).

    The parallel Disability scheme has been running for two years. Entries for 2008

    are now closed. Contact them for application deadlines for 2009 entries.

CIDA Cultural Industries Development Agency

    www.cida.co.uk

    CIDA helps creative individuals, businesses and arts organisations by providing

    information, business support, professional development training, networking &

    showcasing opportunities and by commissioning new work. Subscribe to the e-

    bulletin for updates on creative opportunities and events

    CIDA

    Business Development Centre (BDC)

    7-15 Greatorex Street

    London E1 5NF

    Tel: 020 7247 4710

    Fax: 020 7247 7852

    Email: contact@cida.co.uk

Connexions at Hammersmith (for Harrow, Hillingdon, Hounslow, Brent, Ealing,

    Hammersmith and Fulham)

    www.connexions-londonwest.com/corpindex.html

    Offer business courses, advice, guidance and access to personal development

    opportunities for young people to help them make a smooth transition to

    adulthood.

Creative Capital Listings

    www.creative-capital.org.uk/services.php

    A detailed directory of arts organisations involved in the Creative Capital

    Network with their various offerings (training, advice, seminars, resources,

    business support) in all artforms.

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Cultural Leadership Programme - DALI (Disability Action Learning

    Intelligence) Hub for the Arts www.culturalleadership.org.uk/Article.aspa?PageId=439

    Led by five disabled arts managers and practitioners, DALI will roll out inclusive

    Action Learning Sets focused on developing leadership skills within the arts

    sector across the country. Contact for more information and events calendar.

    Cultural Leadership Programme, Lafone House, The Leathermarket, Weston

    Street, London SE1 3HN

    Tel: 020 7015 1835

    Email: info@culturalleadership.org.uk

Enterprise Centre for the Creative Arts (ECCA)

    www.ecca-london.org

    Resources, advice and training for starting up one's business. Advice sessions

    are free to all current University of Arts London students, and for up to 3 years

    after graduating. Creative practitioners living and/or working in London are

    eligible for 3 free advice sessions. After the third session, advice sessions are

    charged at ?25 per session. This is payable on or before the day via credit card

    or cheque (made payable to the University of the Arts London).

    The Enterprise Centre for the Creative Arts

    London College of Communication

    Elephant & Castle

    London

    SE1 6SB

    Fax: +44 (0)20 7514 7313

    Email: info@ecca-london.org

Learn Direct

    www.learndirect.co.uk

    Online resource for courses for adults, it offers advice and opportunities to

    improve numeracy and literacy skills and qualifications, the services/courses do

    not focus on the arts and culture sector in particular.

    To Contact: http://www.learndirect-advice.co.uk/contactus/

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Mind the Gap

    www.mind-the-gap.org.uk/aboutus/what/learning.html

    The Learning and Skills department runs three courses for actors who are

    learning disabled, and some opportunities to try before you apply.

    Mind the Gap

    Bradford Design Exchange

    34 Peckover Street

    Little Germany

    Bradford

    BD1 5BD

    Tel: +44 (0)1274 729575

    Fax: + 44(0)1274 730137

    Email: arts@mind-the-gap.org.uk

Own-it

    www.own-it.org

    Offers free intellectual property advice for creative businesses: it offers a range

    of services, from basic to specialist support, through online and face-to face

    seminars, workshops and, where appropriate, surgeries with intellectual

    property lawyers.

    University of the Arts London

    The London College of Communication

    Elephant and Castle

    London SE1 6SB

    Fax: 020 7514 7313

    Email: info@own-it.org

Prevista

    http://www.prevista.co.uk/ Offers business support for starting and running a business:

    http://www.prevista.co.uk/business/business_support.aspx

    Tel: 020 7609 4198

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Southwark Arts Forum

    www.southwarkartsforum.org

    Subscribe to their e-bulletin, resources for job opportunities and professional

    development on the website, information and listings on funding opportunities.

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EMPLOYMENT SUPPORT

JOB SEARCHING

    Searching for a job can be relentless until the final aim is achieved so it is

    advisable to make it part of a regular routine scanning for jobs as a matter of

    course, whether you are in work or not.

Arts Culture Media Jobs

    www.artsculturemediajobs.com/ Advanced search function available.

Arts Hub

    www.artshub.co.uk/uk/default.asp UK-wide arts jobs vacancies with search function to narrow down categories.

Arts Industry

    www.artsindustry.co.uk/jobs.asp UK-wide cultural jobs.

Arts Job Finder

    www.artsjobfinder.co.uk/

    Arts Professional Career service.

Arts Jobs

    www.artsjobs.org.uk/

    Arts Council Jobs. Sign up for daily email alerts and news.

Arts Jobs Online

    www.artsjobsonline.com/

    UK-wide arts jobs listings.

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British Arts

    www.britisharts.co.uk/

    Jobs and extensive information of all arts.

Careers Guide

    www.careers-guide.com/arts-jobs/arts-job-london.htm

    Arts and entertainment jobs in London. Also search for UK-wide jobs.

Digital Arts and Humanities

    www.arts-humanities.net/jobs International jobs.

Guardian Jobs

    jobs.guardian.co.uk/

    Many job adverts only appear online and not in the broadsheet so it is worth

    checking frequently. Advanced search function and jobs also listed by

    employers.

Intute

    www.intute.ac.uk/artsandhumanities/ Education and research information for the arts and humanities.

JobCentre Plus

    www.jobcentreplus.gov.uk/JCP/index.html Job search available.

Jobs

    www.jobs.ac.uk/categories/creative Creative arts and design jobs for the UK. Tend to be academic.

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