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Ideas Summit 2016: register now!

September 21 2016

We're delighted to announce that registration is now open for The Outdoor Arts Ideas Summit 2016. This year we have joined forces with ISAN Members The Brick Box to present the Outdoor Arts Ideas Summit 2016 on 28/29 October in Bradford in the...

Hot off the Press… pyro and juggling

August 2 2016

It's very pleasing to see two new books have been published by two major companies in the Outdoor Arts sector: The World Famous and Gandini Juggling. Both are beautifully illustrated and tell two very different stories of creativity, tenacity and...

Catalyst Commandos!

July 28 2016

Congratulations to the ‪‎Outdoor Arts‬ consortium of The Bureau Of Silly Ideas, The Bicycle Ballet Company and Red Herring Productions on being awarded Arts Council England Catalyst Evolve funding. The funding will allow them to invest in the development of their profiles,...

Clore success for Vicki and Anthony!

July 13 2016

Huge congratulations to Victoria Amedume of Upswing Aerial and Anthony Missen of Company Chameleon on being awarded Fellowships on the crazily-competitive Clore Leadership Programme - we're really pleased that they will be flying the flag for circus, dance and, of course, Outdoor...

Outdoor Arts & the EU Referendum

July 2 2016

It’s stating the obvious but in the light of the result of the EU Referendum, and whatever side of the debate you’re on, there is much concern and confusion about so many things. Of course, over the past week I've had...

ISAN’s Summer Odyssey…

June 2 2016

This year, rather than asking you to come to ISAN, ISAN will be coming to you! During the summer of 2016, ISAN will be visiting various festivals and events across the country, with a series of networking events for the Outdoor...

Ambition for (Outdoor) Excellence

May 17 2016

Some really excellent Outdoor Arts results in the latest round of Arts Council England Ambition for Excellence funding were announced today. Congratulations to Activate Performing Arts, ArtReach, Journeys Festival International, Hull UK City of Culture 2017, Albany Deptford and ARC Stockton Arts...

Calling Outdoor Arts Leaders!

May 17 2016

Clore Short Courses & Emerging Leaders Courses Applications are open for the next two residential Clore Short Courses and the next two Emerging Leaders courses. As you may know, ISAN's Executive Director, Angus, is a recent Clore Fellow and if you have any...

Outdoor Arts Volunteering Opportunities

May 5 2016

With the festival season almost upon us, there is a great variety of volunteering opportunities coming up for people wanting to gain some entry-level or developmental experience of working in the Outdoor Arts sector or if you just want to...

XTRAX Seminar: How to Sell Your Work in Europe

April 25 2016

Tue 10 May, 5–7pm, free The Albany, Douglas Way, Deptford, London SE8 4AG Organised by XTRAX, this FREE seminar is designed to advise those trying to break into the European market as to the potential barriers they may encounter and how best to broach them. The...