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Making Music is an organisation which provides a variety of support to voluntary music groups from helping them set up and achieve charitable status to assisting with insurance and licensing. Manchester based Carl Stevens has recently started working as their Outreach and Diversity Officer for the West. If anyone from Platforma would like advice, or have any questions, his email addressis email@example.com
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Posted by Community Arts ... on Friday, September 14, 2012 - 15:12
Date: Thursday 27 September Time: 5.30-7.30pm Place: Victoria Mill Community Centre, Lower Vickers Street, Miles Platting, Manchester, M40 7JL Do you have a Big Idea to change lives or transform your community? If so, the Rayne Fellowship would like to meet you. Praxis Community Projects will be holding an event in Manchester on 27 September to promote the 2013 round of applications for Rayne Fellowships for Refugees. Rayne Fellowships are designed to support talented refugees with a resource fund of up to £15,000 to enable them to turn their Big idea into reality. To find out more, please contact Carlos Gomez on 07947 594 799 or Melanie Ngangen on 07717 123 863 or write to firstname.lastname@example.org
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Posted by Community Arts ... on Thursday, August 9, 2012 - 15:18
The next Platforma North West Hub meeting which will be taking place on Wednesday 12 September at the Green Fish Resource Centre. The meeting will be structured as follows: · 10.30am-11.30pm: Grants for Arts (G4A) Briefing · 11.30-12.30pm: Grants for the Arts Individual or Group Advice Sessions with Arts Council staff · 12.30-1pm: Lunch · 1-1.30pm: Grants for the Arts Advice Sessions continued · 2-3.30pm: Platforma Meeting The first half of the day will be a...
Posted by Platforma.editor on Friday, June 29, 2012 - 11:48
From The Strand on BBC World Service earlier this month: Jutta Schwengsbier investigates the plight of musicians seeking refuge in Germany, which was brought to light by the German singer-songwriter Heinz Ratz. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p00sqwc4 We hear the background stories of some of the musicians including that of Hosein whose rap was not accepted in Afghanistan and Iran, and Sam, whose singing was taboo in Gambia. Now they live in poor conditions in German refugee camps waiting - often for years - to be allowed to integrate properly into society.
Posted by S.West on Saturday, June 16, 2012 - 19:51
A new chapter begins on Sunday in the story of refugee arts and music in the South West. As part of the Celebrating Sanctuary event in Queen Square, St George’s Bristol unveils its new role as the regional “hub” of the national Platforma network. The Pierian Centre was the South West’s first regional co-ordinator, but on Sunday St George’s Bristol joins with refugee artists and musicians to celebrate taking over this role and integrating it with its existing programme of World music events. Gary Prestwich, the Head of Audience Development and Marketing, feels it is a natural development. “St George’s is very pleased,” he says, “to be taking the baton from The Pierian...
Posted by E.Midlands on Thursday, May 31, 2012 - 09:35
Tuesday 19th June 2012 10am-12pm This FREE training is available to community and voluntary groups across Leicestershire & Rutland that would like to learn how to make the most of social media marketing. The training will introduce delegates to different social media methods including Blogs, Twitter, Facebook and more. The session is aimed at groups that already have existing websites and IT knowledge. Places offered on a first-come first-served basis. For more information and booking form please contact: Katharine Lightbown, Leicestershire ProHelp email@example.com 0116 275 6469
Posted by E.Midlands on Thursday, May 31, 2012 - 09:12
Local Bar in an exciting part of the City To register your interest please contact: Aneesa Wollet firstname.lastname@example.org 07429385098
Posted by Platforma.editor on Wednesday, May 23, 2012 - 09:28
Following a lengthy struggle, playwright Lydia Besong and her husband Bernard have won the right to seek asylum in this country. Lydia was a speaker at the 2011 Platforma Conference and has had plays performed across the country since she was forced to flee Cameroon following improsionment and torture for political activities with the South Cameroon National Council. More on this story from The Guardian and BBC News.
Posted by E.Midlands on Tuesday, May 22, 2012 - 13:20
Lakeside Arts Centre are looking for South African artists to take part in Afrovibes in Nottingham. Afrovibes is a a festival of South African artists happening across England, co-ordinated by Jan Ryan of UK Arts International. Lakeside Arts Centre will be hosting theatre and dance performances the week beginning 8 October, and hope to have an informal township cafe as part of the programme. If you are an artist in the East Midlands and would be interested in participating with informal performances in the cafe then please contact Shona Powell, ideally with a video with your performance, at Shona.Powell@nottingham.ac.uk
Posted by E.Midlands on Tuesday, May 15, 2012 - 12:59
Criteria - Artists resident in Nottinghamshire or the east Midlands: commission for a new artwork for the Foyer area of the new Humanities Building on University Park, Nottingham. The work should be designed to hang vertically from the ceiling and be visible from at least 2 sides. Applications for 3-dimensional artwork will be considered. The work should reflect, or be influenced by, the academic departments which make up the School of Humanities: Archeology, Art History, Classics, Philosophy and Theology. The work can either be made for the purpose within the timescale available, or it can be an existing work which the University deems appropriate for the installation. The installation is expected to be complete in September. Deadline...