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EXploring with ISACS

March 29 2016

Our friends over the sea in Ireland will be meeting up soon for the ISACS annual seminar on Monday 11 April in Dublin. Entitled ‘EXplore’, it is an opportunity to learn about avenues of creation, expand horizons and discover new territories. It promises the...

John Fox and Welfare State

March 24 2016

Over Easter, have a read of this excellent article in The Bradford Review about John Fox and Welfare State: Engineers of the Imagination; Civic Magicians and the Jazz of Dreams. As Bradford College’s School of Art prepares to launch their new...

Time to Make Xtrax…

March 16 2016

Free registration is now open for delegates for the 2016 edition of the XTRAX annual Street Arts Showcase, in London, 24-26 June, during the Greenwich+Docklands International Festival, bringing together arts professionals for a relaxed weekend of networking, pitching sessions, alongside GDIF’s programme of...

All a-Board!

March 11 2016

Mimbre, Upswing & Emergency Exit Arts are all recruiting for their boards at the moment, so if you would like to have a deeper involvement with these exciting companies, check out the details below. Mimbre is looking to expand the Board of Trustees...

Cornish Capital for WildWorks

February 25 2016

ISAN Members Wildworks in Cornwall will receive £100,000 from the Arts Council Small Capital Fund to buy portable theatre facilities suitable for a wide range of settings so they can continue to make innovative 'landscape theatre' at a significantly reduced cost. Wildwork's...

Another Great Fire for London…

February 24 2016

ISAN Member Artichoke has been awarded £750,000 in the latest round of the Arts Council's Ambition for Excellence programme towards its next project, London's Burning, the centrepiece of the Great Fire of London 350th anniversary commemorations later this year. Artichoke creates large scale events and most...

ISAN is recruiting…

February 23 2016

... a Temporary Administrator. Our current General Manager, Kendall Feaver, is leaving us to focus on her work as a playwright, so as ISAN moves into the next phase of development, we are looking to recruit a part-time Temporary Administrator to work alongside...

Get Creative in Hull

February 18 2016

The guidance notes for HULL 2017 CREATIVE COMMUNITIES PROGRAMME are out, and it looks like its going to be a very inclusive and broad programme, with grants between £300 to £10K available. It's an easy read and the aims and...

Give a kick to ‘Fireworking’

February 15 2016

We're very happy to support 'Fireworking', a book to celebrate the pyrotechnic work of The World Famous - there's a crowdfunding campaign to raise funds for publication. What is Fireworking? For 15 years, The World Famous thrilled and entertained hundreds of thousands of people...

And More Member Capital Success…

February 11 2016

ISAN Member Walk the Plank is among ten organisations across the North to benefit from the latest round of the Arts Council's small scale capital awards to increase organisations' resilience and enable them to offer improved experiences for both artists and...