Bursaries available for arts fundraisers

If you are, or know anyone who is an early stage arts fundraiser, then this will be of interest. RAISE: Arts, Culture & Heritage supports access to professional development opportunities for arts, culture and heritage fundraisers across England through networking events, mentoring, professional development and bursaries.

Bursaries of up to £1,500 are currently available to enable arts, culture and heritage fundraisers to study the Certificate and Diploma qualifications from the Chartered Institute of Fundraising.

RAISE is an Arts Council England funded four-year programme delivered in partnership with the Chartered Institute’s Cultural Sector Network, Black Fundraisers UK and Young Arts Fundraisers. They aim to make the charitable case for culture, champion arts and cultural sector fundraising. empower arts and cultural sector fundraisers to achieve higher levels of fundraising practice, and support the drive for greater inclusivity, diversity and representation within the sector.

They run a rolling programme of events and peer-to-peer networking opportunities both in London and across the UK.

For more details visit here and for bursary information click here

Study Production Arts for free at BRITSchool

Here’ an impressive offer. BRITSchool are offering a limited number of free places on their Production Arts course to post-16 students.

This is a great opportunity to work at one of UK’s leading Arts Schools. Students will develop their skills working in technical and event management to build a portfolio of work through industry placements and inhouse productions.

A word of advice, best to get those applications in as the closing date is January 31st!

For more information and application details, visit the BRITSchool website here.

London Theatre training for 16-25 year olds – apply by September 1st


Are you (or is someone you know) aged 16-25 and interested in professional theatre experience and training? The Pleasance Theatre in North London are recruiting for their Young Pleasance London Ensemble for the Autumn 2019 Term. 

You’ll need to fill out an application form, get it back to them by the deadline of September 1st, and participatory workshops held on Sunday 8th and Monday 9th September. There are limited bursaries available.

For more details, you can look here

Any questions, or further information, contact Young Pleasance Director Joel Gathouse on joel@pleasance.co.uk