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E-newsletter 13 December 2012

Lots of news and updates from both the CFBA and the wider sector.

Minutes of our Christmas meeting held on 6 December at The Holburne Museum
Thank you to those who attended, and wasn’t it a lovely evening! James Runcie’s talk was very interesting and the 2013 Lit Fest is going to be fantastic. And to enjoy getting together in such an impressive setting was a treat indeed – thank you, Holburne! Here are the minutes.Reminders
Thinking Big will now take place at The Guildhall on 24th April next year. Moving the date has enabled us to plan the event with a longer build-up, reaching more students and attracting a wider range of speakers and participants.  We will let you know the details and how you can join in, very soon.
G4A Application
We are making an application to Grants For the Arts for funds to support a short but intensive period of research and planning in the new year to create a new business plan for the CFBA.  Working with key partners in B&NES, this new plan will identify a more diverse range of funding and income sources as well as developing the range of services and support we can offer to members.

Health and Wellbeing Conference – call for submissions…Details

Many congratulation to Jubilee Time After Time after winning runner-up at the National Lottery Awards 2012 (Education Category). Read Grenville’s message here 

Events

If you are planning an outdoor exhibition…guidance

B&NES Monthly Events calendar

Event Organiser’s Toolkit from B&NES

The 2013 Bath Half Marathon takes place on Sunday 3 March

Opportunities

TWELVE funding schemes or grants available across the cultural sector – a must read

Artists – free exhib space AND calls for art for 2013 Fringe Arts Bath Festival – details

News
(lots more on our website!)

JK Rowling heads list of writers at Bath litfest..More

Arts organisations and museums face further funding cuts of £11.6m…Here

Multi-million pound buy-out only means good things for the Little Theatre…Here

The World Cities Culture Report reveals how culture is as important as finance and trade to the success of a city. Here’s why.

JAN WINTER, Chief Executive Officer of Circomedia in Bristol is stepping down at the end of December. CHRIS HUMPHREY, currently Development Director, will take on the new role of Executive Director

Interesting!

Printer ink is more expensive than Champagne! And long print runs use less ink than single page…More