Arty Party Newsletter June 2013

ARTY PARTY June 2013 NEWSLETTER

R E G I S T E R E D   C H A R I T Y  No  :  1142517

NEW TELEPHONE NUMBER 01952 327227

We’re Back! Welcome to Arty Party’s Newsletter for Summer 2013, keeping you informed about new projects and upcoming events.

NEW OPPORTUNITY – Calling all Event Organisers! Great news, we’ve got funding from the Big Lottery to run a new project called the Able Events Project .

We are looking for 8 Arty Party Members to be involved.  You will be trained to organise and run 3 special social events for Arty Party over the next 9 months.

If you would like to take part in this project, please fill in the application form at the end of this newsletter and bring this with you to one of our recruitment evenings at Park Lane Centre, Woodside on:

Monday 1st July 2.00- 4.30pm

or

Weds 3rd July 5.30-8.00pm

The training and event planning will take place at Park Lane Centre during holiday periods. To find out more about this exciting opportunity please phone Julie Watson on 07970451933.

 

Arty Party Artists in National Art Exhibition. We were delighted to report in the last newsletter, that artwork by Alison Picknell and John Sprint was selected by a national ‘Outside In’ art competition.

Their work is being shown at Compton Verney Art Gallery in Warwick. All Alison and John’s art work has been sold! A group of us went with John and Alison to see the exhibition.

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The exhibition runs until December. Find out more information at www.comptonverney.org.uk  & www.outsidein.org.uk

 

 

 

 

Next Arty Party Social night

PERFORMANCE SHOWCASE

7.00pm – 9.30pm, Friday 26th July

Calling all performers! Are you part of a drama group, do you enjoy telling stories or reading poetry, or have you a dance or movement piece you would like to share?

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Come along to Arty Party’s next social night, where we are going to have an open platform for you to perform.

 

 

 

 

Performance and Media Training Course

For 9 months, the 10 trainees on our Performance and Media Course run by Ray Jacobs and funded by the ESF, have learned amazing new skills.

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Trainees have performed with and without scripts, made radio jingles, interviewed the public and even presented Arty Party radio programmes!

The trainees now have lots of confidence as well as experience of working in performance and media.

To  see and hear their work, visit www.artypartyblog.com

 

News about the Arty Party Team

The Team – made up of the Arty Party Staff, Board and Members Committee, continue to work hard to raise funds to run exciting new Arty Party projects.

Rebecca Owen will be stepping down as Company Manager at the end of June but will continue to work with Arty Party on fundraising activities.  We would like to thank her for all her hard work over the last 3 years.

We are delighted to welcome two new members onto our Board of Trustees.  Paul Tudor, our new Treasurer,  and Jan Bridges, Erika’s  mum, who loves Arty Party activities and runs a business in Shrewsbury Indoor Market. They join Julia Dean-Richards, Jamie O’Neil and Mike Jones, who were voted onto the Board at the AGM in November.

 

 Arty Party office

We have moved our  Office to

Park Lane Centre, Park Lane, Woodside, Telford, TF7 5QZ.

Our new telephone number is 01952 327227

For further information please contact Arty Party: Telephone: 01952 327227, email: info@artypartytelford.org or visit our website: artypartytelford.org

 

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