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Artists' Mentoring Programme

Free training programme to harness local talent and build community capacity in North Ayrshire.

We are delighted to offer a unique and exciting opportunity to become a member of our North Ayrshire Creative Team.

The Artists Mentoring Programme, will train ten Artists from across North Ayrshire. The programme is open to those who are currently unemployed or under-employed, and will focus on a structured programme of training and hands-on experience in participatory arts practice, reaching up to 300 people in communities across North Ayrshire via bespoke projects. Artists will also be eligible to receive a travel budget and a fee of approx. £2000.

After the programme, Artists will be equipped with the tools and skills needed to have a viable and sustainable career within participatory and community settings and/or to support the development of a Self-Employed Portfolio Career. Key benefits are the additional one-to-one professional creative and business Mentoring support offered to each trainee, from skilled and respected Mentors, and access to industry contacts and networks.

The programme runs from January – June 2022, and will be based at our office space on Bank St in Irvine and across various venues in North Ayrshire.

This project is funded by the UK Government through the UK Community Renewal Fund.

To find out more, contact or 0141 575 3001

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The team at Impact Arts work hard to secure over £1.5m of funding per year to provide life changing creative experiences for more than 5000 people.

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