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GDIF Festival Hub: Registrations now open!

May 2 2019

Friday 21 – Sunday 23 June 2019 Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich, London, SE10     The GDIF Festival HUB is a meeting point for everybody with a professional interest in outdoor arts: artists, producers, programmers, makers, companies, practitioners and everyone else… all are...

circusnext PLaTFoRM 2019-2021: Call for Projects

April 23 2019

Applications for CircusNext platform are now open. Funded by Creative Europe, the programme will support singular and creative emerging circus artists through  their creation process with residencies, funding, networking & touring opportunities. As before all UK & ROI applications will be...

Seven new pieces announced for Under the Moon

April 2 2019

DORSET MOON, the summer season spectacle produced by three Dorset arts festivals in three amazing locations starring installation artist Luke Jerram’s renowned Museum of the Moon sculpture, is delighted to announce it has commissioned seven new pieces for the supporting...

Register now: FreshStreet#3

April 1 2019

Exciting news... Ireland beckons! Circostrada and Artcena, in partnership with ISACS and Galway2020, are delighted to invite you to FreshStreet#3 – the International Seminar for the Development of Street Arts, taking place 22-24 May in Galway, Ireland. This flagship event of Circostrada brings together professional...

EEA’s Paper Peace in Parliament Square today

March 26 2019

  As global and political events continue to shake our communities, Emergency Exit Arts present Paper Peace, a year-long national arts and heritage programme, created in association with B Arts, Creative Scene, Ideas Test and Vivacity. Paper Peace will shed light on the legacy of treaties,...

“Anyone who is passionate about circus…

March 25 2019

...knows that there isn’t really a choice, once you fall in love with it you’ve got to pursue it” NEW VIDEO: Learn more about the relationship between Circus and Outdoor Arts from our latest 'inspirational woman', Victoria Amedume of Upswing Aerial. WATCH...

“The audience is as important as the performer…

March 22 2019

...we're just armed with the characters or the brief." NEW VIDEO: delve into the world of Inspirational Woman, Angie Dight, Founder & Director of Mischief la Bas, the Glasgow-based company which aims to ‘gently warp the underlay of the fabric of society’.   WATCH ANGIE...

Elevate 2019 – Spring Masterclasses series

March 18 2019

Walk the Plank and Manchester City Council have launched a new exciting programme of masterclasses to gain skills and inspiration from inter/national established artists, designers and industry professionals that will include practical workshops and stimulating talks. Designed for creative practitioners who are enthusiastic about...