Volunteer at the Shire Hall Gallery
If you are interested in volunteering at the Shire Hall Gallery and would like more information, contact Kay Arblaster for an informal chat on 01785 278338,
Exhibition Opportunity for Visual Artists at the Shire Hall Gallery, Stafford
Submissions are invited from artists in all media who create contemporary portraits & self-portraits for an exhibition in January 2014.
The exhibition will focus on demonstrating a wide range of interpretations of portraiture through materials and technique.
We welcome submissions of digital media.
Please send up to 6 jpeg images no larger than 1mb per image, CV and artist statement by email to:
Deadline: 3 May 2013
Now in its fifth successful year, applications to our ‘handmade’ contemporary craft fair 2013 are now being accepted.
We are looking for a variety of contemporary visual arts and crafts designer makers to apply, and all art forms are welcome for selection. Applications are welcome from local, regional and national makers. There is a definite emphasis on ‘contemporary’ practice and the quality of the work submitted for selection must be of a very high standard.
To enter please visit the handmade page and download the application form and guidance notes.
Handmade Contemporary Craft Fair - Friday 1 & Saturday 2 November
Staffordshire & Stoke on Trent Young Poet Laureate 2013/14
Working with Stoke-on-Trent Libraries we are delighted to launch a new joint role of Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Young Poet Laureate.
Who Can Apply?
The role is open to applicants 14-18 years who live, or go to school or college, in Staffordshire or Stoke-on-Trent.
Applicants are required to submit two poems. One of these poems must be about a Staffordshire or Stoke-on-Trent location as a great place to live, work and visit. The other poem will be the applicant’s own choice.
Applicants are also required to submit a list of ideas on what they would do during their period as the laureate. Applications must be submitted to myself at the address below or by e-mail.
The closing date for applications is 6th July.
The short listed applicants will be required to perform one of their poems and a poem of their choice on Saturday 7th September in Stafford.
The announcement of the Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Young Poet Laureate will be made on 3rd October, National Poetry Day.
Flyer/ Poster (8mb)
Conditions of Entry (488 kb)
Application Form (422 kb)
If you have any queries, or require further information please contact:
Sue Ball, Libraries Service Development Manager
Telephone: 01785 854170