Purpose of the Creative Employment Programme The Creative Employment Programme aims to: • Increase the number of apprenticeship opportunities across the arts, museums and library sectors • Increase the number of paid interns in the sector, with a view to completely eradicating unpaid internships in the long term • Deliver work-focused training opportunities to 16-21 years old to help build their confidence and employability skills • Generate long-term commitment to sustaining new job opportunities beyond the life of the Creative Employment Programme • Establish/maintain equitable and fit for purpose recruitment practices • Improve understanding of employment challenges associated with the arts • Develop robust local partnerships that can help improve employment opportunities for young people • Establish effective relationships with Jobcentre Plus • Increase Arts Award attainment.
An award winning Northumberland artist has painted a portrait of a city. The new exhibition will launch on September 9 2015 at City Church at Castlegate in Newcastle.
A set of Durham City traffic CCTV cameras have been used for a little fun, creating a time lapse video looking down on the Miners Gala. Read more to see one of the videos.
The Bespoke Programme has been acknowledged by the photographic industry as world class and the best in it's field. Introduced in 1998 it has trained and coached some of the best photographers in our industry today. The Bespoke Programme was created for people who are serious about creating a successful, professional photographic business, with no time for mistakes. This is no ordinary programme - it is the original and still the best.
The Stagg Do Kickstarter has been a HUGE success, we made our goal in under 48 hours - but of course we still have 30+ days left in which to raise additional funds. - See more at: http://epictimes.co.uk/users/contribute#sthash.6Dpz7YH9.dpuf
An award winning Northumberland artist is offering budding artists the opportunity to develop their skills whilst enjoying an Italian holiday.
An award winning artist from Northumberland launches a new website this week enabling him to reach art lovers right across the globe. (www.alanreed.com)
A new novel from Teesside based writer Benjamin Sawyer, 'The Familiar' brings terror to the suburbs of Middlesbrough. This book is currently available to pre-order via a crowd funding web site www.britainsnextbestseller.co.uk If the book is to be published, I need to get 250 pre-orders. I have three days left and currently need 41 orders to succeed. It doesnt cost anything to pre-order the book and payment is not taken unless the target is reached. Your help would be greatly appreciated
Local Graphic Designer and Games Designer Daryl Stevenson is on the hunt for his dream job and needs your help!
Mango Creative Studio's April newsletter, a film production company based in Newcastle, about the Time Lapse Photography in House of Cards Season 3 and an introduction to our new YouTube channel.