Wednesday, 30 July 2014

Bristol Museum Volunteers - Wallace and Gromit 'Characters from Clay'

Bristol Museum Volunteers  are running a couple of events to coincide with the current Wallace & Gromit from the drawing board exhibition in M Shed and  are looking for a few people to help with the activities on the day;

Wallace and Gromit 'Characters from Clay'
Tuesday 12th August and Tuesday 26th August
9.30am – 4.00 pm

Visitors will be given the chance to make their favourite Aardman character from clay with the help of one of their expert model makers –participants can choose from Gromit, Shaun the Sheep or Morph. 

We require 3 volunteers per day that are interested in arts/crafts and could help anyone that needed had with their model, and also to help tidy up after each session.

Breaks will be provided throughout the day.

If you are interested in this role then please let Bristol Museum Volunteers know which day you would like to attend and why you would like to be involved via (preference will be given to early responses)

BBC Performing Arts Fund Fellowship 2014 - Events Producer (Music) Asian Arts Agency

                                              Asian Arts Agency
BBC Performing Arts Fund Fellowship 2014 – Events Producer (Music)

Asian Arts Agency is seeking an Events Producer (Music) at the early stages of their career to join a fellowship scheme as part of the BBC Performing Arts Fund.

About the Role

The selected fellow will have a knowledge of and passion for contemporary Asian music with a strong ambition to develop their skills and career in this field. You will have some previous experience in producing events and working with contemporary Asian musicians. You should have the artistic ideas and some connections in place to plan and produce events.

As part of the fellowship you will receive mentoring and training opportunities designed to develop and further your career, as well as benefitting from Agency’s experience and expertise in producing high-quality events and projects in contemporary and traditional Asian arts. The fellow will contribute towards the delivery of Asian Arts Agency’s artistic programme in 2015 but will also have the opportunity to develop and deliver their own events with our support and guidance. The fellowship will have a national reach and objectives as well as Bristol and South West focus. 

How to Apply

Please see the Fellowship information document for further details and application process.
Please submit your application by email to by Monday 4th August 2014 at 5pm, using ‘PAF Fellowship Application’ in the subject line.

Interviews will be held on Thursday 7th August in Bristol and the selected candidate will attend a meeting on Monday 11th August in Bristol to develop the fellowship plan. Applicants must be available to attend both dates.

For more information about the role and to apply go here

Tuesday, 29 July 2014

PAPER ARTS - Startup Opportunity within Creative Art Space

Startup opportunity within creative art space in the city centre Broadmead Picture 1
 Paper Arts now have a space available for a start-up business within our wonderful new art centre in the centre of Bristol, Broadmead. 

It sees a lot of footfall throughout the day, making it ideal for those seeking the opportunity to try out an idea or pop-up shop! 

This space would be perfect for another social enterprise, such as an advice centre, tourist bureau, ticket shop or anything else you think would be suitable. However, we are open to ideas or suggestions from you about how you feel your business could fit in with our creative and vibrant environment. 

We have a gallery and print shop on the ground floor, as well as an arts studios upstairs and are working on opening a training space that will offer talks and workshops based in the creative industries. 

The advertised space is approximately 2.75m by 3m and includes a counter, access to internet and power, as well as free business consultancy and support to help grow your idea and the ability to use our meeting and training spaces! 

Rent is £500 + £100 for utilities as an introductory offer to help a new business startup. 

Please get in touch if you would like more in formation or to view the space. We're really looking for someone who is passionate about their ideas and would love to hear any suggestions!

To get in touch go here

Key Roles Needed - South Bristol Arts Trail

A set of images from past Arts Trails

   South Bristol Arts Trail steering group are looking for new members to fill key roles in order for the Arts Trail to proceed in 2015. These include, chair, vice-chair, brochure design and secretary. They are holding an AGM on Wednesday 17th September 7.00pm-9.00pm in the Osbourne Room at the Southville Centre where they are hoping to fill these key roles. 

   The Arts Trail is organised entirely by volunteers and the more help they have the better the trail can be. 

  The steering group meet on the first Thursday of each month in the cafe at the Southville Centre, from 7.30pm-9.00pm. Anyone is welcome to go along with ideas and suggestions for the Arts Trail. 

Female Actor/Teacher Wanted for Childrens' Entertainment Company

                                Actor/Teacher Wanted For Children's Entertainer Postion WEEKENDS Bristol City Centre Picture 1


We are a prominent local children's entertainment company looking for a new female performer to play the Fairy / Mermaid role. Our entertainers are required to attend several training workshops each year, shop and prepare for engagements and drive to the client's chosen venue. Engagements include festivals and childrens' attractions, christenings, weddings and childrens' parties. 

Applicants will need: 
Performance or teaching experience, 
A warm and bubbly personality 
A sense of Magic and wonder 
Ability to learn and rehearse a script with other entertainers 
To be available most weekends 
Their own reliable vehicle

For more information and to apply go here

Three Physical Performers Needed

Deadline Sunday 03 August 2014
Pay: £200
Interview Date 07/08/2014
To play the roles of part animal/part human characters for a new work by Alexander Stevenson in the Bristol Biennial on the 13 and 14 September 2014.
The performances will be generated collaboratively between the performers and the artist, to take place on the Bristol Suspension bridge and in the landscape below.
Applicants must be available to come to audition in Bristol on the 7 August, attend 3 rehearsals in the weeks leading up to the Biennial (dates tbc), and perform 4-4.30pm on the 13 and 14 September.
There is a fee of £200 available to each performer, and must include all costs incurred.
To apply, please send a CV and links to relevant previous performance work such as personal website and youtube to

Monday, 28 July 2014

Desk Space Available at Paintworks

There is currently desk space available in unit 5.1. The space would suit a small team or individuals alike. Friendly working atmosphere. Good natural light and a decent cup of tea!

For more information contact Tim on 01179801974 or 07974444078.