Each school holidays, Arts Development gathers information about the local cultural offer for young people and families. The February 2018 half term issue of Schools Out [PDF, 3Mb] is available to download now.
Monthly Arts News
Arts Development distributes an e-newsletter every month about events and activities locally. Sign up to the newsletter through the Council's Email Updates system. Local artists, organisations and groups can submit content to be included which must be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org by the 20th of each month.
We currently have micro-commissions available for artists and creatives to deliver local activity as part of Get Creative Festival 2018. For more information, please download the briefing document [pdf 251kb]. The deadline for proposals is Wednesday 14th February at 12noon.
There are a huge number of arts events and activities across the area, including:
Other local events and activities are shared on the Arts Development social media pages including Facebook and .
Many private dance and theatre schools also offer workshops for young people, and private galleries offer art tuition. For more information about what's on locally, please contact the Arts Development Officer on 01724 297277.