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COVID19 Resources: Mental Health

Cup-O-Tea Wellness and Therapy Services are holding daily Facebook Livestreams to help you with obstacles you may face at the moment, including ‘Routine and Structure when working from home’ and ‘Living in Close Proximity in Isolation.’ Worksheets and other resources...

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COVID19 Resources: Virtual Spaces

The Social Distancing Festival is a website the celebrates the work of artists who have had shows or presentations cancelled due to the need for social distancing caused by Coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit here: https://www.socialdistancingfestival.com @massisolation on...

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Networks

What Next? Dorset is meeting online weekly from today to discuss how to respond and take action on the impact of the Coronavirus. Please join the Facebook group for more information and to find out when the next meeting is.   @voluntaryarts on Twitter has just started...

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COVID19 Resources: Commissions

Commissions Culture in Quarantine: Commissioning new works made in self-isolation BBC Arts with Arts Council England is launching a Culture in Quarantine fund for around 25 established England-based artists of any discipline to produce new works in creative media -...

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COVID19 Resources: Funding

Funding for Virtual Networks Arts Fundraising and Philanthropy has launched new funding for virtual networks. Organisations and groups can apply for support towards the costs of: Speakers Trainers Software The costs of facilitating virtual meetings Resource materials...

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COVID19 Resources: General Advice and Support

Advice for employees, employers and businesses: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-to-employers-and-businesses-about-covid-19 Coronavirus information from IPSE for freelancers and the self-employed:...

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Support and resources in these uncertain times

Dear Dorset Creatives, We are living in uncertain times. A lot of you will be scared, angry, confused, and unsure if and how your creative business will survive. There is no easy or clear solution, but together we can find ways to improve and stabilise arts and...

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Paid Leadership Training For Women

Empowering Women of all Backgrounds to be Leaders in the ArtsAre you interested in the arts? Do you enjoy problem-solving and making things happen? We’re looking for 16 women to take part in a paid leadership programme that includes work placements, mentoring and...

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The Future of Funding for Culture in Dorset: Have Your Say

Towards the end of last year we reported Arts, Culture and Heritage were missing from Dorset Council's new plan. Thanks to your support, lobbying and survey responses Dorset Council have confirmed Culture will be included in the new plan and we can expect to see more...

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