Flux Commissions launched

Flux Liverpool is looking to award 10 young creative individuals or groups up to £2,000 each to create an event, artwork, creative experience, or a performance for the festival. This opportunity is open to projects that involve any art form including digital, music, theatre, film, photographers, designers, illustrators, and fashion, graphic or product designers. The Flux Liverpool gang wants to see everything from event dressers to YouTube channels, from pop-up publications to creative parties. The funding is to support you delivering your project. They are after innovative Liverpool-based projects that will take place between 17 July and 2 August. For more information, eligibility and how to apply go to: http://www.ideastap.com/Opportunities/Brief/8aa20d29-6d3d-4990-b757-a32600cb4fdf#Overview  ...

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Flux Liverpool launched

The LARC supported Young Persons Festival has now been launched – named Flux Liverpool it will be a pioneering arts festival engineered by young people.   Set within Liverpool’s world-class arts & culture offer, from 17 July – 2 August audiences will be invited to discover a range of multi-arts performances and events online and across the city. From literary events, film and music to gaming and visual arts, there will be something for everyone.   Not your usual festival, Flux provides a series of workshops and development programmes beyond the festival dates to nurture creativity and entrepreneurialism in young people. A partnership project with over 30 arts organisations, Flux aims to place young people at the heart of the arts in the city region, acting as a catalyst to increase opportunities and reflect the aspirations of young people aged 14-25 years.   To stay up to date with the Flux Liverpool events programme and opportunities follow us on Facebook and Twitter, or join the mailing list...

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Liverpool Young Persons Festival

LARC has been successful in securing funding from Arts Council to support the proposed Young Persons Festival that will be held in Liverpool at the start of this summer. The Festival will be a real opportunity to celebrate young people’s creativity and entrepreneurialism and will demonstrate how LARC partners are committed to developing an approach to engaging young people with, and in, the arts that will influence planning and creative programming discussions, helping shape year-round work over and above the Festival period. More announcements will follow shortly… so watch this...

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Cultural Destinations

LARC is part of a wider consortium of Liverpool arts, cultural and visitor economy organisations that has been successful in their application to Arts Council for funding to support a 3 year programme of investment under the “Cultural Destinations” programme Cultural Destinations is an initiative which forms part of the three-year partnership between Arts Council England and VisitEngland, the national tourist board. The funding has been granted to support participating partners to work together to identify new ways of using the existing arts and culture offer to support the business tourism agenda. The intention is to develop new, unique and effective collaborative, cultural “packages” for the City that are designed to extend and strengthen the positioning of culture as a prominent part of the offer that the City makes to national and international business and academic conference visitors. For more information about the national Cultural Destination programme visit: http://www.artscouncil.org.uk/funding/apply-funding/funding-programmes/cultural-destinations/ For further information about the Liverpool Cultural Destinations project, contact Richard Nutter LARC Programme Manager Email: richard.nutter@liverpoolphil.com Tel:      0151 210...

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Let’s Work Together – Conference Report published

Let’s Work Together was a national conference of leading arts sector figures interested in sharing good practice and some of the critical understanding needed to realise future opportunities for collaboration, both within and beyond the sector. It took place on Tuesday June 21st 2011. The full report on the “Let’s Work Together” conference has now been published and can be downloaded here. In addition to the full conference report LARC has also published a paper containing participant feedback and recommendations for further action. This paper can be downloaded...

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