Dumfries & Galloway Arts Festival are seeking to appoint a Strategic and Creative Director with vision and imagination to lead the future development of Dumfries & Galloway Arts Festival. This is a full-time post (35 hours per week); with a salary of £37,000. This will be a one-year appointment in the first instance. The successful candidate will normally work from the Festival office at Gracefield Arts Centre, Dumfries.Closing date for applications is: 12 noon on Wednesday 3rd February
Interviews will be held on Wednesday 17th February via Zoom, 10.30am onwards.
More Information Here.
In partnership with the Theatre Royal Dumfries and Peter Pan Moat Brae and supported by the Playwrights’ Studio, Scotland and Dumfries And Galloway Arts Festival, Bunbury Banter Theatre Company is looking for young people aged between 18-25 years, who are from or based in Dumfries and Galloway, and are interested in writing. If anyone younger is interested, then an application would be considered. More info here.
Dumfries & Galloway Arts Festival is the only region wide performing arts organisation in Dumfries & Galloway. The 10-day festival in May, is the largest rural performing arts festival in Scotland bringing performances to audiences in some of the most remote areas of the UK. The commissions are open to individuals and companies from Dumfries & Galloway. We are open to a wide range of outcomes, compatible with the budget. The finished work could include theatre, dance, spoken word, music, comedy and multidisciplinary performance. Closing date 4th January. Read more here.
2020 has been a year of terrible disruption to normal life. The covid-19 pandemic has caused personal and economic misery for huge numbers of people across the UK. In the grand scheme of things, the cancellation of festivals and events has been the least of many people’s worries, despite the enjoyment many of us get from attending festivals, events and live sporting and cultural occasions and performances. There have been many more pressing issues to consider in 2020 than festivals and events. More information here.
Upland are looking for young people with an interest in learning craft skills! More information here. A chance for a small group of young people to be tutored intensively for 23 days by a professional maker to learn new skills and to develop their own practice. This year you will be able to experience hands-on learning with skilled jeweller, Lisa Rothwell-Young.
Theatre Royal Dumfries are recruiting for the following positions:
Education and Youth Engagement Officer – 21 hours per week
The Education and Youth Engagement Officer will be responsible for the management and development of Theatre Royal Dumfries’ commitment to working with young people.
Housekeeper – 16 hours per week
The housekeeper will carry out cleaning and housekeeping duties, as allocated by the Business Administrator to a high standard in a safe and efficient manner.
For more information please visit www.theatreroyaldumfries.co.uk/vacancies
Closing date: Saturday 28th November at 5pm
Elektronika, producers of Big Burns Supper, Dumfries Carnival & Carlisle Fringe are looking to commission freelance costume / prop makers as part of the project Dumfries Carnival which we are working on during the current Covid restrictions. More information here.
Are you a modern maker, creative, indie business owner, food & drinks producer or street food vendor? If you'd love to be involved in The Guild's monthly street market festival in Dumfries and be part of the 2020 Line Up, well look no further, applications are now open!
The Stove have Eight Opportunites to offer. They say "We believe that a creative voice is vital in the conversation about the futures being planned for our communities. To that end, we are gathering together creative practitioners, from all walks of life, to work collectively on a project that will examine the way our society is reacting to the COVID pandemic and make creative responses to what is happening and what could happen in the future. "
SOLIDARITY + OPEN-HEARTEDNESS + PERSEVERANCE + INSIGHT
Call for Dumfries creative groups to nominate themselves for an Epic Award