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As always we hope you find something useful.

(If the deadline is still open after a week, the opportunity will move into Ongoing, below.)



  • ​Deafinitely Theatre has launched a second round of the Deaf Freelancers Bursary, a special project to support deaf or hard of hearing freelance theatre practitioners and performers during the Covid-19 pandemic. They have six bursaries of £1,000 to support freelancers develop their practice in Summer 2021. Examples of how the money could be used are, developing a new idea, a period of research, collaborating with another theatre maker or training
    To find out more about the requirements and how to apply, use the link here.
    Deadline: Monday 31 May 2021 at midday.

  • Based in Manchester the People’s History Museum (PHM) is the National Museum of Democracy, telling the story of its development in Britain: past, present, and future. They have an opportunity for three Community Curators to create, research, and shape the museum’s headline exhibition for 2022 to 2023 which has a theme of disabled people’s rights and activism. The role involves working with the museum team to help shape the themes, choose objects and write text. This is a freelance role paid at £100 per day, that is eligible for Access to Work but can be done in a voluntary capacity if preferable for your circumstances, or if you would like to do it as part of your employer’s Corporate Social Responsibility.

If you identify as disabled and would be interested in this opportunity, head to the website where there is much more information about this opportunity and how to apply. To get there follow the link here.

Deadline: Monday 10 May 2021 5.00pm


  • PIPA are the Parents and Carers in Performing Arts, and was set up in the response to the lack of provisions for parents and carers within the performing arts They have lots of resources available to help support people in this situation and have also developed a charter to help organisations develop working practices which are inclusive and accessible for those with caring responsibilities.
    If you feel you need support you can visit their website using the link here.

  • The Creative Future Writers’ Award is an annual development programme for talented writers from a wealth of backgrounds. Winners are selected by a panel of industry experts and are given the opportunity to develop their work through training, mentoring, assessment and coaching. Prizes are awarded for both poetry and short fiction, including cash & professional writing development opportunities. For more information about the theme and categories in which you can apply follow the link here.

Deadline: Sunday 6 June 2021 11.59pm

  • Are you a New Contemporaries Alumni? Did you display within the last eight years? If so, you are entitles to apply for The Bluecoats New Contemporaries Studio Bursary. It covers the cost of a year-long studio space from July 2021 to July 2022. If you qualify, you can find out more information and apply here.

Deadline: Monday 24th May 2021 10.00am.






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