British Council has announced the artists-in-residence for the first-ever at Ise Jingu, the spiritual home of the Japanese people.
The artists are:
Alongside Brent's London Borough of Culture 2020 programme, a new Creative Director will establish Wembley Park Arts, a cultural programme for the area...and it could be you.
Read more about the criteria and apply here before 15 July 2019.
Wembley Park Arts will be established with seed funding for programming that the Cultural Director will be expected to leverage to generate additional fundraising.
Up to £3,000 is available for UK musicians and professionals wanting to develop and perform work in Russia for British Council's UK-Russia Year of Music 2019 programme.
The funding is open to "individual musicians and professionals (e.g. composers, conductors, performers, librettists, sound artists, event producers) who have an existing interest in or contact with Russia, and who have a strong project idea that funding would help them to fulfil."
The Creative Industries Council has revealed its 50 Ones To Watch in a new report published at the Createch 2019 conference, part of London Tech Week, on Tuesday 11 June 2019. Included in the 50 are Culture Diary members Marshamallow Laser Feast, Philharmonia Orchestra, Royal Shakespeare Company
The report features four main growth opportunities where creative skills interact with artificial intelligence, mixed reality and other forms of technology:
Britain is a dynamic and evolving country with young people coming from a wide variety of backgrounds, yet the children's sector does not always reflect this. We need to ensure young people are represented, recognised and given role models within the sector and that is exactly what Vital Spark hopes to do.
All Points East, a music festival taking place over two weekends in East London's Victoria Park, had a stellar second year after its 2018 debut with performances, artist curated shows and community mid-week entertainment from 24 May to 2 March.
All Points East 2019 closed its final day with a headline performance from Bon Iver on Sunday, with more music by John Grant, Mac Demarco, Ezra Furman and Snail Mail.
The Trampery is working with the British Fashion Council (BFC) to provide creative workspace for new designer womenswear businesses at their Hackney Wick Fish Island Village location.
The BFC's annual NEWGEN programme provides finance, support and showcasing opportunities to emerging talent and helps to build future high-end fashion businesses.