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Rural Arts one of 50 arts organisations to be funded to host a Weston Jerwood Creative Bursaries Fellow

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Release date: 11th November 2020 Rural Arts  one of 50 arts organisations to be funded to host a Weston Jerwood Creative Bursar ies   Fe llow   - The role  of  Creative Producer   at  Rural Arts   is  now  open for applications   - The programme is targeted at applicants f rom  low  socio-economic groups, who are under-represented in the  arts and cultural  sector   Rural Arts  is to  host a Weston Jerwood Creative Bursar ies   Fellow  as part of a programme to get more people from low socio-economic  backgrounds into  cultural  careers .  Across the UK there will be 50 exciting opportunities  to develop a career in the arts, with each  role  playing an important  part  in t he host organisation.  Rural Arts  is welcoming applications for the  role of  Creative Producer , which will involve  developing artist support and networking schemes and programming professional performances in rural community venues.   Even before the pandemic wreaked havoc on career prospects in the arts, those

Rural Arts receives lifeline grant from Government’s £1.57bn Culture Recovery Fund

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  Release date:  21st October 2020     Rural Arts receives lifeline grant from Government’s £1.57bn    Culture Recovery Fund    A  post COVID-19 Heart and Craft session for Over 50s, with participants making ceramic animals.     Rural Arts has been awarded £115,000 as part of the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund (CRF) to help face the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic and to ensure they have a sustainable future, the Culture Secretary announced last week.        Rural Arts is one of  just under 2,000  cultural and creative organisations across the country receiving urgently needed support.  A total of  £ 333  million  of investment has  now been  announced as part of the first round s  of the Culture Recovery Fund grants programme being administered by Arts Council England.          The funding will ensure Rural Arts can continue to deliver safe, in-person creative activities across 3,500 square miles of rural North Yorkshire until at least March 2021.       CEO an