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Cashback to the Future: Creative Evenings; Ayrshire, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Renfrewshire

Cashback to the Future tutors will be running weekly, creative, evening workshops in Edinburgh, Ayrshire, Glasgow and Renfrewshire, beginning on the 13th of August until October!

We are still in the process of confirming Artists and Venues but you can sign up here: https://www.impactarts.co.uk/content/cashback-creative-evenings/

Creative Pathways: Environmental Design, Barrhead

12-week programme
Aimed at 16-25 year olds not in employment, education or training
27th August - 23rd November 2018

The ARC Centre, 64 Aurs Drive, Auchenback, Barrhead, G78 2LW
Tuesday - Friday, 9.30am - 4pm

Are you aged 16 - 25 and not currently in education, employment or training? Want to develop you creative skill set? Want to develop life skills such as leadership and confidence? Meet new people? Want to earn £55 per week (plus travel) as you do?

Participants will get invaluable hands-on experience of environmental art, landscaping, designing greenspaces and growing and planting. They will also learn about biodiversity and gauge the local community's thoughts on green issues and how they affect quality of life.

Those taking part will also get advice on CVs and job-hunting, and will have the chance to complete an SQA stage 3 award on employability.

Funding and support for the project comes from Barrhead Housing Association, Inspiring Scotland, the Big Lottery Fund's Our Bright Future initiative and the Scottish Government's People and Communities Fund.

You can register your interest here on the website.

If you are interested and would like to discuss the programme further, please contact Impact Arts Programme Manager Jamie Proudfoot on 0141 575 3001 / 07741 640 417 or email jamie.proudfoot@impactarts.co.uk.

Funny Money: Stand Up Comedy & Money Advice, Glasgow

Know any good jokes? Are you aged 16-18 and not currently in employment, education or training?

Impact Arts are running free workshops combining money management with stand-up comedy led by the award-winning comedian Viv Gee!

Participants will laugh and learn as they discover the art of stand-up comedy, avoiding debt, discover budgeting methods, what rights you have and, most importantly, how to tell a good joke!

Funny Money starts in August and will be based at The Factory, 319 Craigpark Drive, Dennistoun, Glasgow G31 2TB.

If you are interested, or know someone that might be, please get in touch with Programme Manager Jamie Proudfoot on 01415753001 or email jamie.proudfoot@impactarts.co.uk

This project is funded and supported by the Big Lottery Fund, European Social Fund and the Wheatley Group.

Express Yourself!: Photography Workshops, North Ayrshire

Are you care-experienced & aged 14-25?

You could be eligible for Express Yourself!, a new partnership between Impact Arts, the Life Changes Trust and North Ayrshire Council, giving you the chance to work over 16 weeks with a professional photographer to learn techniques, develop high quality creative images, and learn how to say a thousand words through a picture.

You will develop digital skills through the use of cameras, editing software, and digital sharing platforms. you will develop practical skills and knowledge through exploring alternative photography/printing techniques, e.g. pinhole cameras, cyanotype processing, screen/fabric printing.

Where: Impact Arts, 60 Bank Street, Irvine KA12 0LP

When: Every Monday, 12pm - 4pm for 16 weeks, starting 11th June 2018

Contact: To make a referral or sign up, contact Nicola Wood on 0141 575 3001 or email nwood@impactarts.co.uk

The programme is funded by Life Changes Trust, North Ayrshire Council and Throughcare North Ayrshire.

Creative Pathways: Environmental Design, Glasgow

10-week programme
16-17 year olds not in employment, education or training
The Factory, 319 Craigpark Drive, Dennistoun, Glasgow G31 2TB
Tuesday - Friday, 9.30am - 4pm

Participants will get invaluable hands-on experience of environmental art, landscaping, designing greenspaces and growing and planting. They will also learn about biodiversity and gauge the local community's thoughts on green issues and how they affect quality of life.

Support for this programme comes from the Big Lottery Fund's Our Bright Future fund, which backs projects helping young people to lead progressive or environmental change in their communities. This programme is also funded by Skills Development Scotland's Stage 2 employability fund. Those taking part will get advice on CVs and job-hunting, and will have the chance to complete an SQA stage 3 award on employability.

Additionally, eligible participants will receive a £55 training allowance plus travel expenses.

Workshops start the week commencing 25th June and will run until 7th September 2018, Tuesday until Friday each week, 9.30am until 4pm. They will be based at The Factory, 319 Craigpark Drive, Dennistoun, Glasgow G31 2TB.

If you are interested in making a referral or would like to find out more, please contact Impact Arts Programme Manager Jamie Proudfoot on 0141 575 3001 / 07741 640 417 or email jamie.proudfoot@impactarts.co.uk.

 

The programme is funded by Skills Development Scotland, the Big Lottery Fund's Our Bright Future initiative, Inspiring Scotland.


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