Persuading the public to vaccinate: gentle nudge or hard jab? 1 December 2020 Virtual Event at Life Science Centre

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2020 has seen our shops, bars, restaurants, theatres – and science centres! – forced to close in response to the pandemic. With people’s physical and mental health at risk and the economy crashing, should the COVID-19 vaccine be compulsory for everyone? Join our online debate! Some countries already have mandatory vaccination programmes, with France and […]

Vacancy: Digital Producer at Seven Stories

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£24,487-£30,146 pro rata Subject to skills and experience; plus pension benefits 30 hours per week (0.8 FTE) Seven Stories is seeking a dynamic and experienced creative professional to produce a digital creative programme that drives audience engagement with Seven Stories practice and children’s books. This is a new role at Seven Stories, created to expand upon our […]

Mairi Kidd has been appointed as the new Chief Executive of Seven Stories

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Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children’s Books announced today that its Board of Directors has appointed Mairi Kidd as Chief Executive Officer. Mairi will take up leadership of Seven Stories early in 2021. She will bring considerable experience from her previous roles at Creative Scotland providing strategic leadership for literature, languages and publishing and […]

Vacancy: BA and MA Programme Leader at Dance City

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Dance City is seeking to appoint a BA and MA Programme Leader to undertake the management of the delivery of our BA (Hons) Professional Dance and our MA Advanced Dance Performance programmes. The role would suit an experienced Higher Education specialist within a dance context. You will have a good track record of leadership within […]

The Learning Diaries: Poverty Proofing by North East Family Arts Network Ambassador, Sallyanne Flemmons

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Sallyanne Flemons is the local Ambassador for the Family Arts Campaign Network in the North East, one of 6 Network Ambassadors in regions across England. With funding from the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation, Ambassadors support arts and non-arts organisations in their area to engage a wider range of local families, encouraging greater participation in arts and […]