Island Culture during Covid-19 You might feel stuck inside a box, locked down, quarantined... But culture has been liberated! No longer stuck inside the museum or gallery building... Culture is out of the box! There are so many names/phrases that we'd never have expected to use or perhaps even heard of: furlough, lockdown, Covid-19, social… Continue reading Out of the box!
On Saturday 29 February 2020, Quay Arts hosted a fun day of FREE workshops and performances. We were very grateful for all participants, workshop leaders, volunteers and artists/performers: Lift the Lid artist, Ian WhitmoreLift the Lid artist and storyteller, Sue BaileyIndependent ArtsThe New Carnival Company: workshop leader Sharon PooleVolunteer, Sheila LucasIsle of Wight College students:… Continue reading Lift the Lid takes a Leap…
Funding Opportunity for Young Island Creatives The 2020 Mike Howley Trust awards are now open for applications. Mike Howley, who worked for many years as Director of Cultural Services for the Isle of Wight Council, died in May 2013 , leaving part of his estate “for the specific benefit of aspiring young actors, musicians, dancers and… Continue reading Mike Howley Trust 2020/21
In preparation for The Great Leap Day event at Quay Arts on Saturday 29 February, we commissioned Sassy Productions IoW to ask children and young people what Island Culture means to them. We asked what inspired them to be creative on the Island; people, places, things. Here’s the wonderful film, featuring children and young people… Continue reading #LetsCreateIW
A brand new opportunity is available for a well organised and effective Organisational Development Manager to work with the Isle of Wight Cultural Education Partnership (IWCEP). Through Artsworks Transition programme the Isle of Wight Cultural Education Partnership (IWCEP) intends to strengthen the quality and reach of cultural education opportunities for children and young people on the… Continue reading Opportunity to work for the IWCEP