Showing posts from January, 2021

Free lockdown activities on new website

Release date:   Thursday 28th  January 2021   A  video still from a tutorial of making your own stop motion animation   North Yorkshire charity Rural Arts today launches a new website to support people to stay happy and healthy at home through the third lockdown. The website is part of its project  North Yorkshire Together,  r u n in conjunction with North Yorkshire Sport and North Yorkshire Youth, which since November has delivered over  2,000  physical  resource packs across the county, and reach ed  over 3,000 people online  via their free d igital  p rogramme  of activities .    The new website – www.n orth y orkshire t ogether   –  i s  a one-stop-shop for all the resources offered by Rural Arts, North Yorkshire Sport, and North Yorkshire Youth. Th is  includes over 20 video workshops to follow along at home, downloadable activity sheets for health and wellbeing, and easy - to - find updates on the organisations’ online  events  and other projects . “ This third lockdown ha

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

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