2014 saw the launch of the Melbourne Festival Emerging Talent Award for Young Artists fittingly timed to coincide with the tenth Melbourne Festival we are excited to announce that the call for entry is now open for the 2015 Award. We are inviting young artists under 25 from the Midlands to submit their ideas on the theme “Our Identity”. Artists are asked to send in their ideas by 14th February. We will shortlist up to 20 pieces to be completed and exhibited at Melbourne Festival, the winner of the £1000 first prize and £250 runner up prize will be awarded at Melbourne Festival on 19th September.
Mother's Day is fast approaching and Whistlewood Common is catering for Mum's by running a Glitzy Glass workshop led by popular Melbourne Festival Artist Stevie Davies. Why not treat your mum to a lovely creative present and accompany her to this workshop. To take place in the beautiful new roundhouse set in a lovely community woodland. To book www.shop.whistlewoodcommon.org. For more information about Whistlewood please visit www.whistlewoodcommon.org. ... See MoreSee Less
Spring will soon be here and the closing date for the Dalesmen Music Competition will soon follow. The competition takes place on Saturday 27th. April but please encourage talented young musicians to apply before the closing date of April 6th 2019. The award is open for competition to all students who are resident and/ or educated in Derbyshire, and who are in Year 12 or Year 13. It is expected that applicants will be at the standard of Grade 7 or above on their chosen instrument/ voice. All of the information plus application forms are available in the “Student Competition” section of the Dalesmen website. www.dalesmen.org Applicants will receive an acknowledgement by email. If this fails to arrive, or more information is required, please contact:- firstname.lastname@example.org They can provide an accompanist for students whose usual accompanist is unavailable on the day ... See MoreSee Less
Join popular Melbourne Festival Artist Duncan Pass and his wife Emma at Whistlewood Common. To be held in the beautiful new Roundhouse in this 10 acre woodland - this workshop promises to be a fantastic day for all! For more information and to book please visit www.shop.whistlewoodcommon.org... See MoreSee Less