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Backlit have partnered with Art Fund and Student Art Pass to offer three, part-time, paid student placements.

Student placements offer a safe and nurturing path into professional art careers, and the advertised roles will play a key role in delivering the upcoming BACKLIT exhibition in October 2024.

They are seeking an Assistant Curator, Assistant Technician, and a Sustainability Officer. This opportunity is suitable for students currently enrolled in education.

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Sugar Stealers Workshops
Fisher Gate Point
Various dates and times


Starting from 20th May until 20th June there will be a lot of workshops happening:
Monday: Artistic Exploration (6:30pm-8:00pm)
Wednesday: Art, Photography and Animation (6:00PM – 9:00pm)
Thursday: Poetry and spoken word (6:30pm – 8:00pm)
Saturday June 1st: Ancestral Wounds and Sound bath Workshop (1:00pm – 3:00pm)

You can sign up for these on the Sugarstealers website:

Waterways Wellbeing with Sugarstealers
6pm onwards
Fishergate Point

Join the Sugarstealers in Nottingham and try Stand Up Paddleboarding. Learn a new skill whilst meeting new people and embrace your local waterways!

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Sherwood Young Artists
£6 per class

Sherwood Young Artists is a children’s art school that runs weekly classes for young people, in Sherwood, Nottingham. The classes offer you the opportunity to develop skills in a full range of different artistic materials and techniques, to complete their Explore, Bronze, Silver and Gold Arts Awards. Through the sessions they also enable the you to discover and learn about a wide range of different artists, designers and creative practitioners. 

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Nottingham Trent University – Experience Subjects
Ages 16+
Various Dates


NTU have designed a series of activities with their current students and teaching colleagues to help you build a better picture of how they run their courses. These experience programmes are designed for both students and Teachers and Advisers.

Whether you’re curious about what it might be like to study psychology, fashion, design or business, click the link below and register your interest in experiencing a subject.

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The David Garlick Prize 2024

Nottingham University
Deadline Monday 1 July KS4-5
Free


This year’s David Garlick Prize centres around the video format. The theme is “Our Changing World: Census 2021 and Religion”. Nottingham university invite video submissions to bring the Census 2021 numbers to life by telling a story about how religion is changing in the area around your school.

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