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Eden Arts: Project Manager/Producer

Eden Arts: Project Manager/Producer

February 13, 2017 4:52 pm / General

Project Manager/Producer (Fixed Term contract) opportunity Eden Arts work with great people to do great things. We need someone who can dive straight in and head up the event management and production of  Eden Arts’ diverse and high profile festival and events programme including The Winter Droving, C-Art Festival, Picnic Cinema, and potentially a Chinese New Year Festival in Carlisle (subject to funding). You will be passionate about ensuring that arts and culture are seen as central and essential to civic, social and economic life. You will have experience of project managing outdoor (and indoor) events. Click here to get an insight […]






 
Eden Arts is looking for CARNY acts…

Eden Arts is looking for CARNY acts…

February 1, 2017 3:32 pm / General

We are interested in CARNY… We like CARNY shows, sideshows, barkers… What would a 21st century carny made by and/or populated by artists look like? We are seeking new collaborators and collaborations for sideshows at our Winter Droving festival and other events.  This may be from artists and groups who are already working around CARNY themes or those who wish to develop new work. We book shows, and we can support funding bids for new ones, we can help with rehearsal space and technical support as well as promoting your work to other festival/arts contacts within our networks. “The Winter […]






 
C-Art ‘Open Studios’:  More than 80 venues open their doors

C-Art ‘Open Studios’: More than 80 venues open their doors

September 1, 2016 1:32 pm / General

C-Art ‘Open Studios’: More than 80 venues open their doors for Cumbria’s biggest visual arts event A diverse arts trail featuring more than 110 artists and designers will bring Cumbria to life with an array of exhibitions, open studios, workshops and special events for two weeks from Saturday 10 September 2016. Co-ordinated by Eden Arts, ‘Open Studios’ is all part of C-Art 2016, which is now one of the biggest visual rural arts projects in the North of England. The Open Studios events will span a record-breaking 81 locations from Morecambe Bay and Cumbria’s west coast to the historic border […]






 
MARK THOMAS- THE RED SHED

MARK THOMAS- THE RED SHED

July 28, 2016 4:05 pm / General

Tues 22nd Nov | 8pm | £16 Lakin McCarthy and Mark Thomas In association with West Yorkshire Playhouse Mark Thomas: The Red Shed Directed by Joe Douglas The Red Shed is the third part in a trilogy of multi award winning shows (Bravo Figaro and Cuckooed) A story of strikes, dinner ladies and commies. Crap beer, great beer, burgers and burger slingers. Pickets, placards, friendship, love, history, dreams and above all remembering. Mark returns to where he first performed, a red wooden shed in Wakefield, the labour club, to celebrate its 50th birthday. Part theatre, stand up, journalism, activism, it’s […]






 
The Summer Pudding needs you…

The Summer Pudding needs you…

June 10, 2016 12:41 pm / General

We need crew members to work on Eden Arts’ brand new festival The Summer Pudding. A fruity, gooey, indulgent one day festival for all the family on Saturday 20th August in the grounds of the splendid Appleby Castle. Click here to find out more about the festival. We are looking for Bar Manager Bar Persons Technicians Stage Managers Artist Liaison Stewards We have both paid and volunteer roles. You would need to be able to get to Appleby, Cumbria and work on Sat 20th August and potenitially Fri 19th August. There will be an option to camp overnight on Friday […]






 
Exhibit your work alongside internationally renowned artists

Exhibit your work alongside internationally renowned artists

June 8, 2016 10:18 am / General

The search is on to find the Cumbrian Artist of the Year 2016, including the chance to exhibit alongside four other homegrown artists who have already made their mark across the globe. The Cumbrian Artist of the Year competition aims to bring together the best of the county’s creative talent and is returning for a second year as part of the award winning C-Art, Cumbria’s largest visual arts event. From painting, sculpture and photography to ceramics, textiles and furniture design, artists from a wide range of arts and crafts disciplines are being urged to put their work forward. The finalists […]






 
Internationally renowned names unveiled as guest artists for C-Art 2016

Internationally renowned names unveiled as guest artists for C-Art 2016

May 18, 2016 2:28 pm / General

Internationally acclaimed artist Conrad Atkinson – who is well known on both sides of the Atlantic – is to head up an eclectic mix of guest artists for C-Art 2016, one of the North’s leading visual arts events. Regarded as one of the leading fine artists of his generation, the radical Cumbrian-born artist has used his art to highlight political and social causes for more than 40 years. He is Professor Emeritus at the University of California and currently has exhibitions at both Tate Britain and Ronald Feldman Fine Arts in New York. Eden Arts can now reveal that Atkinson will be […]






 
Arts Culture & Business Round up

Arts Culture & Business Round up

May 3, 2016 10:27 am / General

In response to the perceived desire that Culture and Events in Penrith & Eden need to seek greater partnerships with business, Eden Arts hosted a business lunch on Fri 22nd April to explore the question What use is culture to business? Thank you to those that came along, and to our speakers David Hymers MBE,(EDC and Total Post) Rory Stewart MP (Penrith & Borders) and Adam Wellings, (Ast Signs). Here is a summary of the event. 1. Rory Stewart MP said “Eden Arts brings an amazing energy to Penrith. I spend a lot of time going to events where people talk about the way […]






 
Cumbrian Artist of the Year Exhibition and Awards: Open for Submissions

Cumbrian Artist of the Year Exhibition and Awards: Open for Submissions

March 2, 2016 5:07 pm / General

C-Art is encouraging artists to apply for membership to one of the largest network of artists in Cumbria alongside the hugely successful open studios and also offering the opportunity to submit work to the second Cumbrian Artist of the Year Exhibition and Awards 2016. The annual event and awards, in association with Cumbria Life, will take place throughout Cumbria with the accompanying exhibition being held in the main gallery at Rheged, Penrith from 9th September – 13th November 2016. There are three categories to enter, with a prize of £500 up for grabs for each winner. The categories are: Visual […]






 
Young Cumbrian Artist of the Year 2016 and Young Curators

Young Cumbrian Artist of the Year 2016 and Young Curators

March 1, 2016 10:07 am / General

C-Art announces a new initiative for the second Cumbrian Artist of the Year Exhibition and Awards 2016. The annual event in association with Cumbria Life, set to take place in the main gallery at Rheged, Penrith from 9th September – 13th November 2016 will be introducing a new selection process. The judging panel will be made up of a team of Young Curators headed by two arts professionals, a representative from within the county and another from outside of the county.  They will select the exhibition content and the Visual Artist of the Year award winner. With that in mind C-Art […]