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Council seeks interest in management of Country Park café (22-01-20)

Daventry Council News Feed - Sat, 02/01/2020 - 00:00
DDC is inviting submissions from catering businesses interested in running and managing Daventry Country Park's new-look café.
Categories: Daventry

Tom McGill: Crawley Town sign Brighton & Hove Albion keeper on loan

BBC Sussex News Feed - 58 min 51 sec ago
League Two side Crawley Town sign Brighton goalkeeper Tom McGill on loan until the end of the season.
Categories: Sussex

Halton Transport: Bus company with huge losses goes into liquidation

Merseyside BBC News Feed - 1 hour 1 min ago
Halton Borough Council tried to give the firm a "stronger, more sustainable footing" but failed.
Categories: Merseyside

Coin seller jailed for hiding part of £3m Viking hoard

BBC Worcestershire - 1 hour 7 min ago
Paul Wells hid historic coins, dug up near Leominster in Herefordshire, in a magnifying glass handle.
Categories: Worcestershire

Sussex Police inspector 'had sex with women on duty'

BBC Sussex News Feed - 1 hour 11 min ago
Sussex Police inspector Anthony Lumb is found guilty of gross misconduct.
Categories: Sussex

Justin Edinburgh: Leyton Orient to rename stand after former manager

BBC London News Feed - 1 hour 15 min ago
Leyton Orient will rename a stand at the Breyer Group Stadium after former manager Justin Edinburgh, who died in June 2019.

Tram workers praised for restraining Victoria station knifeman

BBC Manchester - 1 hour 19 min ago
Two tram workers win bravery awards for the part they played in restraining a terror-plot knifeman.
Categories: Manchester

Car driven 'aggressively' before Denbigh triple teen crash death

BBC Manchester - 1 hour 31 min ago
The inquest heard there was no way the driver would have been able to avoid the crash.
Categories: Manchester

Worcester's Weir called up by Scotland

BBC Worcestershire - 1 hour 34 min ago
Winger Darcy Graham will miss Scotland's Six Nations opener against Ireland next Saturday due to a knee injury, while Duncan Weir is called up in place of absent Finn Russell.
Categories: Worcestershire

West Ham United v West Bromwich Albion

BBC London News Feed - 1 hour 37 min ago
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's FA Cup game between West Ham United and West Bromwich Albion.

West Ham United v West Bromwich Albion

BBC Birmingham News Feeds - 1 hour 37 min ago
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's FA Cup game between West Ham United and West Bromwich Albion.
Categories: Birmingham

Transparency data: School land: decisions about disposals

A summary of the decisions about the disposal of school land.
Categories: Education

Shrewsbury Town v Liverpool, FA Cup fourth round

Merseyside BBC News Feed - 1 hour 47 min ago
Preview followed by live coverage of Sunday's The FA Cup game between Shrewsbury Town and Liverpool.
Categories: Merseyside

Ben Garner: Bristol Rovers manager has 'clearer head' after 'most difficult' fortnight

Bristol BBC NewsFeed - 1 hour 49 min ago
Bristol Rovers boss Ben Garner says he has a "clearer head now" as he reflects on a difficult time after a family health issue.
Categories: Bristol

Norfolk Arts Forum Bulletin 24 January 2020

Norfolk Council News Feed - 1 hour 50 min ago
Dear Norfolk Arts Forum Members,

Welcome to the 24 January 2020 edition of the Norfolk Arts Forum Bulletin.

Below you will find information on jobs, opportunities and funding for the arts in Norfolk.

You can also find out information and share arts opportunities on our Social Media pages:

Job Opportunities  General Manager - St George's Theatre, Great Yarmouth

Contract: Full time / permanent role
Salary: £25k pa
Apply Here 
Deadline 7 Feb 2020

Head of Finance - Norfolk & Norwich Festival

Salary: £36,000 – £39,000 per annum, pro rata
Contract: Part time 0.6fte, permanent
Apply Here
Deadline 24 Feb 2020

Chief Executive Officer/Artistic Director - Theatre Royal, Bury St. Edmunds

Salary: Circa £52,500
Contract: Full-time
Apply Here
Deadline 21 Feb 2020

Communications & PR Manager - North Norfolk Council

Salary: £42,683 - £47,596 per annum
Contract: Permanent, Full time - 37 hours per week
Apply Here
Deadline 03 Feb 2020, 9am

Membership & Visitor Welcome Assistant - Morston Quay, National Trust

Salary: £8.72 per hour
Contract: Fixed term / part-time
Apply Here
Deadline 5 Feb 2020

Membership & Retail Assistant - Upper Sheringham, Norfolk

Salary: £5,228 pa
Contract: Permanent / part-time
Apply Here
Deadline 02 Feb 2020

Membership & Visitor Welcome Manager - Blickling Estate, Aylsham

Salary: £24,075 pa
Contract: Permanent / Full-time (37.5hrs)
Apply Here
Deadline 28 Jan 2020

Publicity & Evaluation Assistants x 15-20 - Norfolk and Norwich Festival

Contract: Part-time / casual until May 2020
Salary: £7.70 per hour (18-24) £8.21 per hour (25 and over)
Apply Here
Deadline 20 Feb 2020, 12pm

Senior Developer - National Lottery Heritage Fund (flexible UK wide)

Contract: Fixed Term 18 months (with a possibility to extend)
Salary: £60,000 per annum (including market supplement)
Apply Here
Deadline 02 Feb 2020

Administrator: AYM and Learning & Inclusion - Snape Maltings, Suffolk

Contract: Permanent, full time
Salary: £18,000 – £19,500
Apply Here
Deadline 3 Feb 2020

Faculty Leader English & Drama - Lynn Grove Academy, Great Yarmouth

Salary: L8-L12
Contract: Full-time / permanent
Apply Here
Deadline 20 Jan 2020, 9am

Art Instructor - The Locksley School, Norwich

Salary: UQT – £17,682 – £27,965 per annum
Contract: Full-time / fixed term until Oct 2020
Apply Here
Deadline 3 Feb 2020, 9am

Art Technician - Framingham Earl High School, Norwich

Salary: £6,759 - £7,479 pa
Contract: 15 Hours pw / term time plus 1.
Apply Here
Deadline 5 Feb 2020, 8:30am

Coordinator: NUA Collection - Norwich University of the Arts

Salary: £20,675 to £23,067 per annum
Contract: Fixed-term
Apply Here
Deadline 31 Jan 2020

In case you missed it... Last week's headline jobs: 

Community Archives Project Manager - Archive Centre, Norwich - closes 2 Feb 2020
Volunteer Co-ordinator - Shirehall Museum, Norwich - closes 2 Feb
Mould Maker and Caster - Ryan Gander's Studio, Woodbridge, Suffolk - closes 14 Feb
Aquarium Displays Curator - Sea Life, Great Yarmouth - deadline unknown
Video Producer/Editor (Junior and Senior Roles) - Wayout TV, Norwich - deadline unknown
Senior Visitor Reception Assistant - Cley Marshes, Norfolk Wildlife Trust - closes 3 Feb
Fundraising Assistant - Norfolk Wildlife Trust - closes 4 Feb 2020
Community Archivist - The Archive Centre, Norwich - closes 16 Feb 2020
Head of Art - Hethersett Academy, Norwich - closes 24 Jan 2020
Programme Assistant - Kettle's Yard, Cambridge - closes 27 Jan 2020
Shop Assistant - The Bure Valley Railway, Aylsham - deadline unknown

Artistic Opportunities Call For Artists - Museum of Human Kindness

This call is for artists to join the Museum of Human Kindness at Great Yarmouth exhibition to be held in St George’s Theatre in May 2020. Museum of Human Kindness is a place where stories on acts of kindness are made into works of art.
Learn more here
Deadline 24 Feb 2020, 5pm

Artist Call Out - Arts/Design Project Brief for the Interventional Radiology Unit

Budget: £5,000
Environmental Arts, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital is delighted to be advertising for artists and designers to submit for our commission for the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital’s new Interventional Radiology Unit.
Please email to request a Project Brief and Artist Registration Consent Form.
Deadline 7 Feb 2020, 5pm.

Redress Design Award 2020 - Worldwide Applications Now Open

The Redress Design Award 2020 is now open to emerging fashion designers with less than 4 years’ experience! The Redress Design Award is the world’s largest sustainable fashion design competition. Organised by Redress, the competition works to educate emerging fashion designers around the world about sustainable design theories and techniques to drive growth towards a circular fashion system.
Learn more here
Deadline 18 March 2020, 11:59pm

Glastonbury Festival Of Contemporary Performing Arts 2020 - Emerging Talent Competition

The competition offers UK and Ireland-based acts from any musical genre the opportunity to compete for a slot on one of the main stages at the 50th anniversary edition of the festival. The competition is free to enter and in addition to the spot on the bill, winners will be awarded a £5,000 Talent Development prize from PRS Foundation to help take their career to the next level. Two runners up will also each be awarded a £2,500 Foundation Talent Development prize. The 2020 competition is open for entries for just one week, from 9am on 27 January until 5pm on 3 February.
Learn more here

Snape Residencies - Snape Maltings, Suffolk

The Residency programme is for artists at any stage of their career, who are creatively curious and who have burning ideas, or who need time to re-focus on their practice. It is not meant to simply provide a funded rehearsal period. It is a competitive programme, so we are looking for some really strong ideas.
Learn more here
Deadline 17 Feb 2020, 10am

Wells Art Contemporary 2020 Competition

The WAC Awards is an open competition for contemporary visual art that is gaining praise and respect in Britain and abroad. Open to artists working in painting, sculpture, drawing, printmaking, photography, installation or video.
Learn more here
Deadline 16 April 2020.

Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival 2020 - Call For Entries

Film entries of all lengths and formats are encouraged and will be considered across all areas of our programme.
All selected artists and filmmakers will receive a screening fee, festival accommodation and a contribution towards travel costs. All single screen works under 60 minutes in length are eligible for the Berwick New Cinema Competition which has a £1,000 prize.
Enter Film Here
Deadlines: Early Bird 31 Jan, Regular 20 March, Late 6 April (fees apply)

SciArt Conference 2020 - Call For Proposals

We’re inviting proposals from scientists, artists and producers to profile their own art-science collaborations through talks, workshops, project showcases (short-form presentations) We are also running an Ideas Exchange - this is a space for artists, scientists, organisations and producers to meet and share their work and discuss new projects.
Learn more here

Development Opportunities  Love Light Labs

Date: 13 Feb 2020, 12:30-5pm
Location: OPEN Norwich
To mark the launch and celebration of Love Light Norwich, we will bring the community and key organisations together and find solutions that will build a stronger, more social and more connected city. This symposium, powered by Aviva, will focus on four specific 'labs' : Health Lab, Light Lab, Design Lab and Sharing Lab.
Choose your Lab and book here

Strategic Digital Mentoring Programme - Open for applications

The Space, supported by Arts Council England, is offering places on its strategic mentoring programme from February to September 2020. The programme is designed to help cultural organisations identify where and how to embed digital as part of their core audience development and creative strategies, with support for two to four mentees from each organisation as part of a cohort of mentored organisations.
Learn more here
Deadline 6 Feb 2020, 12pm

Writing the Outdoors Symposium

Date: 6 Feb 2020, 11am - 5pm at 101 Outdoor Arts Creation Space
Cost: £12 (lunch included)
This lively one-day symposium will take an in-depth look at the role of narrative, the impact of words, and the possibilities and challenges faced by artists working in an outdoor/public context.
Book Here

Making Money and Saving Money in Theatres and Art Centres

Date: 25 Feb 2020, 1-5pm
Location: The Apex, Bury St Edmunds
During this FREE to attend session you’ll hear from expert speakers on these challenges and how arts organisations are working to address them with practical solutions.
Register Here

SciArt Conference 2020

Date: 06 March 2020, 10am - 5pm
Location: Waterside Arts, Sale, Manchester, M33 7ZF
Cost: £6 (individuals) £10 (organisations)
The SciArt Conference features a mix of roundtable discussions on funding and partnerships, as well as creative showcases from artists & scientists and an Ideas Exchange to bring artists, scientists, participants and audiences together through science-inspired art, storytelling, performance and video.
Register Here

New Horizons For COAST Arts - Help shape our future at open meeting

31 Jan, 10:30am-12pm at The Belfry Centre Music, Overstand
We are holding this open meeting to gather more ideas for activities and events that can be staged throughout the year as well as during the autumn festival, to increase working in partnership with other groups to enable the charity to broaden its scope, and to recruit more individuals to contribute to COAST Arts’ work. We very much hope you can make it. RSVP to Amanda Hensby -

Industry News Norfolk Arts Awards 2020 - Nominate Now!


To welcome in the new decade, the Norfolk Arts Awards is announcing some exciting new developments, and we'd love your input.
In previous years the shortlist for the main body of awards was chosen by our judging panel. This year, we're asking arts professionals from across the county who should be nominated for an award. The shortlisted nominees and eventual winners will be those who are mentioned most frequently.
To join in and help choose the 2020 Norfolk Arts Awards winners please fill in the new on line form link here:

Artists and arts organisations: Take part in Season for Change 2020, a UK-wide programme showcasing cultural leadership on climate action

From June-November 2020, organisations and artists across the UK are invited to respond to the climate crisis through practical actions and participatory activities that spark public conversation about the future of our planet, and showcase solutions.
Learn more here

Make Music Day 2020

Norfolk Network Meeting - 30 Jan 4-5:30pm at Wymondham Library
An opportunity for musicians of all genres of music, professional or amateur, young or old, music groups, arts organisations, community organisations, venues and businesses to discuss how to get involved in Make Music Day in their local area.
Book Here

Norwich City of Sanctuary Arts Stream...

27th March 2020 at Norwich City Hall Council Chambers
First event of the year will be an Art Auction to raise money for The Norwich Integration Partnership (New Routes, English + and Bridge Plus) and Norwich International Youth Project. If you would like to find out more or get involved please email:

Health and Wellbeing Board Conference & Awards

Prioritising Prevention: The Big Conversation - 25 March 2020, Assembly House Norwich. Book Here

Entries for the 2019/20 Health and Wellbeing Board Awards will close at 9am on 28 February 2020.
Enter Now

Arts Council England: Sustaining Great Art and Culture - Environmental Report 2018/19

Download here

Norfolk Creativity and Wellbeing Week 18th - 24th May 2020

If you are planning an event to take place during 18-24th May for #NCWW20 and would like it included in our programme, please return all event forms by the Extended Deadline 14 Feb 2020. Contact to request a form.

Photo credit: Stuart Beard Photography at Norwich Puppet Theatre for the 'Puppet Portrait Project'. 

Funding Opportunities Jerwood Bursaries - Round One for 2020 now open!

Jerwood Bursaries provide funding of up to £1,250 to help you explore and develop your practice by enabling you to gain new skills and knowledge.
Learn more here
Deadline 9 March 2020.

Postcode Community Trust

Postcode Community Trust provides project based funding in Great Britain under the themes 'Improving community health & wellbeing, Increasing participation in arts & physical recreation and reducing isolation'.
Learn More here
Deadline 4 Feb 2020

Open Call: Future Proofing Bursary

To mark the end of our 20th anniversary, we want to look forward and invest in the next 20 years and the next generation by offering a bursary of £2,000 to an artist aged under 25 to imagine the future they’d like to see, how their practice could shape it, and what they need to do that.
Learn more here
Deadline 7 Feb 2020, 12 noon.

On-going Funding 

The Golsoncott Foundation | Access And Participation Fund - Paul Hamlyn Foundation | Arts Council National Lottery Project Grants | Art Fund: Small Project Grants | Garfield Weston Foundation | The Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grants | National Lottery Awards for All England | National Lottery Community Fund - Reaching Communities England | Go For It Grants - South Norfolk Council | New Anglia Growth Hub - Growing Business Fund & Small Grants Scheme | The Fenton Arts Trust | New Endeavour Rangers Fund | Community Grants Programme - Norwich City Council | The Geoffrey Watling Charity | The Saracen’s Norfolk Fund | Jonathan Ruffer curatorial grants  |  Open Fund For Music Creators - PRS Foundation

Grants 4 Norfolk

Looking for funding? Try our FREE Norfolk County Council search facility serving both businesses and communities. Local, regional and national funding opportunities available. Register here

For further local funding click here Volunteering Opportunities New Chair and Trustees Needed for Museum of East Anglian Life

They will be holding an open day on 13th March 2020 for prospective trustees. This will include a briefing, a tour of the site and an opportunity to meet with staff and trustees..
Learn more here
Deadline 27 March 2020

The Grief Project: Participant Call Out - Glass House Dance

Glass House Dance are looking for members of the community of all ages to explore a new performance with professional and community performers in Norfolk to capture a snap shot of people’s physical experience of grief. You can get involved in all or just part of the project. Register your interest by emailing: or calling 07962269185.
Deadline 31 Jan 2020

Brave Art Volunteer Role Description – Lowestoft

Become a Brave Art volunteer and help support an arts training course for people with learning disabilities. Students work alongside professional artists during three 12-week terms each year.
Learn more here

Young Norfolk Arts Collective - Recruitment is now open!

Through regular meetings, training sessions, practical hands-on workshops and collaborative sessions with our partners, the Collective develop the skills and knowledge to enable them to manage, produce, promote and evaluate arts events, activities and exhibitions.
Apply Here
Deadline 26 Jan 2020

Key websites to check for volunteering opportunities...

Voluntary Norfolk
Norfolk County Council
Norfolk Museum Service
National Trust

Norfolk Arts Forum  Contact:
Categories: Norfolk

Adult Learning Ofsted Inspection Survey

Norfolk Council News Feed - 1 hour 56 min ago
  Ofsted is inspecting our provision on 28 January 2020 to 29 January 2020 and would welcome your views. You can do this by completing Ofsted's online learner questionnaire (you may also receive a text message with this link so please only complete it once):
Your views are important to Ofsted and will help inspectors understand your experiences of our provision. Please take the time to give your views. You may also receive a text from us so please only complete the survey once.
The questionnaire will close at 3pm on 28 January 2020 to give inspectors time to consider the responses.
0344 800 8020 0344 800 8020
Categories: Norfolk

Newhaven: Teenager denies murder of autistic man

BBC Sussex News Feed - 1 hour 57 min ago
A 16-year-old boy will stand trial later in the year accused of killing Ollie Wells.
Categories: Sussex

Newcastle United v Oxford United

BBC Oxford - 1 hour 57 min ago
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's FA Cup game between Newcastle United and Oxford United.
Categories: Oxford

London tower block 'mouldy and damp' after cladding removed

BBC London News Feed - 2 hours 3 min ago
One resident says she was given a hat and gloves to keep warm after complaining to the council.