Exhibition Opportunity

Marburae Art Gallery of Macclesfield, Cheshire would like to receive submissions and proposals for both 2d and 3d artworks for exhibitions in 2013.

Marburae Art Gallery specialises in contemporary visual arts and is an unconventional space for Artists to have the chance to show their current practice in a stimulating environment that combines both music and the arts.

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DaDaFest 2012

Disability Arts and Culture has grown over the last 30 years into a discernibly confident and accomplished artistic movement of expression around experiences of disability. DaDaFest was the first and is now the most comprehensive and challenging festival of Disability and Deaf Arts in the world.

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Big Dance in the North West

Big Dance is the UK’s biggest ever celebration of dance. Taking place across the country as part of the London 2012 Festival, Big Dance features thousands of events inspired by dance. They have been taking place in all sorts of locations and in all dance styles and have included classes, workshops, flashmobs, film screenings, world record attempts and dancing in unusual spaces.

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Manchester Jazz Festival 2012 launches

Celebrating its 17th year, it is unlike any other event on the jazz festival circuit. Seventy events, more than half of them free, will take place across six central Manchester music venues, offering a fascinating journey of discovery through the world of jazz today. This year’s event features nine days of contemporary jazz from the North West, the UK and abroad with national premieres of original work and international debuts.

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Winning Words – Artists Brief


The Dukes, supported by Litfest, are working with Winning Words and the Forward Arts Foundation on a poetry project connected to the Olympics.  Lancaster is one of only seven towns and cities chosen for this project from across the UK (www.winningwordspoetry.com)

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Huntington Heritage Park Sculpture Trail at Bold Venture Park, Darwen

You are invited to the launch on Saturday July 7th 2012, from 2.30 – 4.30 pm, at the war memorial. A small exhibition of ideas, maquettes, drawings, sketchbooks and background stories will be held in the entrance hall of Darwen Library untill August 3rd. (Library opens on Saturday from 10.00 – 4.00)

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