We are currently calling out for 2 types of awards, all for any art form:
R&D – this is for established artists/companies who want to undertake some research and development around a new idea. People can apply for up to £10k. We have £10k to fund work from artists/companies based in Wales and we also have an additional £10K from Wellcome Trust to support an award from anywhere in the UK.
EMERGING: this is for emerging artists/companies who want to create a piece of work or deliver a participatory programme. People can apply for up to £10k. These are funded by Spirit of 2012 so available for artists/companies across the whole of the UK.
Both have a simple Expression of Interest form – DEADLINE 6 NOVEMBER. Access support is available to help people complete the form if needed. Its an online portal but, for access, people can also apply via a Word doc form.
Brave Poor Things: Reclaiming Bristol’s Disability History
14 October until 15 April 2018
Open Tuesday – Sunday, 10am – 5pm plus Bank Holiday Mondays and Mondays during Bristol school holidays.
M Shed Princes Wharf Wapping Rd Bristol BS1 4RN
Disability history and architectural history have a longstanding relationship which has influenced the social landscape, as well as the fabric of our cities and the lives of the individuals within.
Accentuate’s national project History of Place has explored 800 years of history over eight different sites around the UK. This has culminated in three exhibitions in Bristol, Liverpool and London.
M Shed’s exhibition tells the story of The Guild of the Brave Poor Things, founded in 1894, its members and its headquarters.
This pioneering building, which still stands today in Old Market, is thought to be the UK’s first purpose-built for disabled people in 1913.
The Guild was set up by Victorian philanthropist Ada Vachell (herself deaf from childhood due to scarlet fever) in 1896. It provided a social space and a hub for crafts and apprenticeships for disabled children and adults, based on the model of the original Guild created in London.
The Guild’s 100-year lifespan saw huge changes in social attitudes towards disability. But how far have we really come – and how much further is there to go?
Exhibition includes BSL interpretation, audio description, and tactile features.
Find out more about the exhibition on our blog. Visit the History of Place website for more on the project.
Job Vacancy – Project Officer / Co-operative Development Advisor
Closing Date: 10:00pm, 22 October 2017
Project Purpose: Care to Co-operate supports the development of new and emerging social care based co-operatives and social enterprises across Wales. The project will enable citizens and service providers to come together to develop a co-operative approach to the delivery of social care and well-being services.
Job Purpose: To provide organisational development support and business advice to emerging and new start co-operatives and social enterprises.
Starting Salary: £30,495 per annum
Contract: Fixed Term to 31.03.2019. This post is funded by Welsh Government.
From November 4th – 27th at Tape and other venues.
This is the 3rd year of the Coastline Film Festival and Tape are delighted to be working with a wide and varied selection of partners from across the community.
As well as many screenings at Tape, The Chapel of Horror series of screenings includes:
Dark, Dark House / Carnival of Souls Sat.4th
Sleepwalkers Sat. 11th
Texas Chainsaw Massacre Sun.12th
Party of the Dead / Ravenous Sat.18th
Peeping Tom Sun.19th
All screenings commence at 7.30pm at the Chapel Tabernacl located between the Gwynfryn B&B and Alfredos Restuarant in Conwy. Tickets can be purchased on the door or at Tape Old Colwyn. Online ticketing is via Eventbrite.
DAC are very pleased to be partnering Tape for their screening of I,Daniel Blake on Tuesday 7th November at 2pm and wish them all the very best for the festival.
For full listings and booking via Eventbrite please go to –