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We have regular ongoing links, and some that have deadlines.
We will keep in information regarding the foodbanks, so if you have any knowledge of places you think would be good to share, please do let us know.
As always we hope you find something useful.
NEW THIS WEEK
(If the deadline is still open after a week, the opportunity will move into Ongoing, below.)
The Mind Map and The Florrie have partnered up to be able to offer FREE counselling to 16-30 year old residents living in L8. You can visit the Florrie's website to fin out more information here.
The 4thWrite Short Story Prize, in association with the Guardian, is a competition open to Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic writers. The winner will receive £1,000, a one-day publishing workshop at 4th Estate and publication of their story on the Guardian website. Entrants must place the title of the story at the beginning of the short story, but must NOT include their name anywhere on the document. You can find more details, the entrance form and upload your short story here.
The ABTT (The Association of British Theatre Technicians) are hosting a series of three zoom sessions focused on mental health & well-being. They will be group sessions, two sessions with a trained group facilitator/therapist, plus one peer support group session. They will benefit anyone who might be feeling isolated in their experiences and wants to explore, check out, and connect with others who might share their feelings. The sessions will NOT be recorded or be permitted to do so. Applicants should be able to attend all three sessions. Contact for more information on how to apply.
First session begins: 25 February 2021
Jackson's Lane have opened applications for their Hangwire Circus micro-commissions. There are six available and range from £500-£2000. The level of awards will be based on both scale and content plus amount of artists. You do not need to state which you are applying for. Each award will also be guaranteed a minimum of one week’s residency space at Jacksons Lane after the building reopens in August. For more information and how to apply, follow the link here.
Deadline to apply: Monday 1st March at 5pm.
Lancashire Youth Challenge have a series of FREE online workshops for 13-19 year olds as part of their Digital Arts Fest. For more information about the festival and other services such as the bronze arts awards, follow the link here.
The Everyman and Playhouse have had the wonderful Fairy Sparkles set some fun half term challenges so that you can make your own panto costume. All the videos and challenges are still available, and can be found at their craft corner here.
The Producer Farm is a joint initiative by Fuel, Bristol Old Vic Ferment, Dance Umbrella, In Between Time and Coombe Farm Studios. It is a residency for producers that have 10-15 years experience and want to make connections outside their existing network. It is a FREE residency, with food and accommodation provided. it will take place at Coombe Farm Studios in Devon between Sun 20 - Fri 25 June 2021. It will adhere to the Covid regulations at the time, and should it need to will go ahead in a digital format. For more information about the residency and how to apply, follow the link here.
Deadline to apply: 12pm, Monday 15 March 2021.
Collective Encounters are hosting two discussions focused around making Digital Participatory Theatre. They are FREE to attend, and for more information, including an insight to what Digital participatory theatre is, follow the link here.
Applications are open for The Everyman and Playhouse's February-May monthly script surgeries. These are 30 minute one-to-one appointments with freelance dramaturg and Paperwork’s Co-Artistic Director, Hayley Greggs. Names will be drawn at random and meetings will be allocated via email. For more information and to apply follow the link here.
The Traverse Theatre have a series of FREE online workshops available as part of their First Stages Festival. With workshops ranging from autobiographical work, generating material, Q&A's and new work reading, it is a great resource for playwrights. For more information about the workshops, follow the link here.
The festival runs through the whole of February 2021