Comuniart is dedicated to celebrating the work of emerging artists. Numerous venues have been secured throughout London and await the work of the local creative community. The exhibitions will be promoted as a large campaign. It’s completely free to get involved! Please go to www.comuniart.com and follow the instructions.

Art Crawl

Exhibition dates:
Aug 18 – Sep 18 / 2011

I think this a very good opportunity for all who want to getting into exhibiting. They work hard to help all artists who register with them.

Believe me…

Call out for youth crews, b-boys and b-girls

Call out for youth crews, b-boys and b-girls

Call out for youth crews, b-boys and b-girls… On July 17th 2011, Outta Place, a dynamic youth arts organisation based in Halifax, West Yorkshire are holding their first ever Youth Arts Festival. Adding an extra dimension to the festival madness, Outta Place are seeking b-boys and b-girls to participate in an international dance battle. B-boys and b-girls can register as individuals or as crews, to battle it out against representatives from Hebden Bridge, Halifax, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Dubrovnik, Croatia. The winning crew and individual b-boy or b-girl champion will win a one to one workshop with one of Outta Places award winning b-boys, tailored to the needs of your crew or individual development. For more information and to register for the event please email Kane (Outta Place Project Manager) info@outtaplace.org Further event details including information about masterclasses and workshops being held on the day can be found on the companies website. www.outtaplace.org

Free taster day for pucker film courses this Friday (1st), The Hurricane Film Institute

The Hurricane Film Institute is offering 13 week and 20 week (30 day)  courses in quality filmmaking on a budget.  Including scriptwriting, storyboarding, cinematography and video editing, at  ridiculously affordable prices.

The course will cover:

Making release quality work on a budget

Preproduction planning and software

Scriptwriting, creative writing, shooting schedules and shot lists

Blocking, casting and rehearsing (recruiting real actors)

Cinematography, Mise-en-scène

Learn to shoot with the Canon 7D/ Sony Hvrz1

Post production

Apple Mac / Final Cut editing

The art of Foley. Scoring for picture

You will also have the opportunity to gain practical experience within the industry working with actual filmmakers, and the chance to showcase your own film at the Greenwich picture house.

You don’t need your own camera or software and can gain hands on experience with our industry standard equipment, including and Canon 7D and Final Cut.

Our programmes are perfect for those that cannot raise the sort of money the Film Academy requires, but still want up to date, relevant film making tuition.


“I now know more than ever before about pre-production – production, post production – delivery! I learned something new every week.” – George Chin, Film Making Graduate, (Director)

“Tutor is excellent – a thoroughly enjoyable experience taught by people who have a great deal of knowledge and expertise. Friendly atmosphere that allows anyone to learn, really accessible and informative. Got a job working as a cameraman off the back of the course!” – John Babb, Film Making Graduate, (Film Maker, Cameraman)

“I Want More! This is a once in a lifetime opportunity course and I recommend it to anyone who is interested in making films” – Peatrice Baldry, Film Making Graduate, (Writer, Director)

“We’ve hit the ground running. I’ve found it good that we’ve been able to put the practical into operation. Makes learning fun as well as practical.. Look forward to coming in! ” – Lorraine Archer, Film Making Graduate, (Film Maker)


email: info@hurricanefilminstitute.com

Or call 02086911900 for our admin team

Carnival Volunteers, The Clement James Centre London

Make a difference to your CV this summer by volunteering with our

Summer Carnival Arts Programme

Date and time:

Carnival design Club – weekly Wednesday sessions, 3:30-5:pm on the 6th June, 13th, and 20th  June

Carnival Arts –Art & Design & Music Weeks: 10:30am-4:00pm on the 25th- 29th July, 8th -12th Aug, 22nd – 26th Aug.  (It is possible to volunteer for mornings or afternoons, please contact the Carnival Arts coordinator)

Location: Clement James Centre, 95 Sirdar Road, North Kensington, London, W11 4EQ. Latimer Road Tube closest, Holland Park tube 7 minute walk.


Clement James Centre plan to run a summer carnival arts programme for young people aged 8-18, culminating in participation at Notting Hill Carnival. The workshops will provide an opportunity for young people to come and learn about carnival and work on their creativity through costume design and construction.

Volunteers would be expected to help with the design, creation and decoration of costumes for each young person participating in the carnival.  They will also be taking part in song writing, dance and singing workshops and helping to design and making banners to decorate the vehicle that accompanies us on the carnival route.

This is a great opportunity to be involved in a long term project that fully develops young people’s artistic ability. Our Carnival Band relies heavily on volunteers like yourselves to help out and it will make a great difference to the young people and their costumes to have your support


If you would like to volunteer you will need to attend a training session on either Tuesday  28th June 5.30pm – 7pm or

Thursday 30th June 10.30am -11.30am.

Places are filling up fast- enhance your skills and boost your CV.

Email Michelle asap to book yourself in.

Bookbinding — free demonstration and exhibition, Lines of Pinner

Bookbinding — free demonstration and exhibition, Lines of Pinner

Kara Lines will demonstrate how to make your own notepads/memory books/photo albums using binding methods which are easy to replicate at home without specialist equipment. Kara will also exhibit a selection of books made with a variety of bookbinding techniques.

Thursday, 7th July. 11am
Reserve your free place or turn up on the day!

Lines of Pinner
26 High Street, Pinner, HA5 5PW
020 8866 2462

This is one of a series of free arts events taking place every Thursday in July and August.

Approaching Agents & Publishers – Panel Talk

Waterside Arts Centre, 1 Waterside Plaza, Sale, Manchester, M33 7ZF

1pm – 4pm, Monday 27th June 2011

£8 (full) / £6 (concession)

Tickets: 0161 912 5616.

CIT presents a special panel-based event, hosted by writer and editor Kate Feld, for all writers and would-be writers featuring leading figures from the world of publishing.

Literary agents Oli Munson (Blake Freidmann Agency) and John Jarrold are joined by Sophie Buchan, an editor from publishers Weidenfeld & Nicolson for this crucial guide to how to approach agents and publishers.

John, Oli and Sophie will outline exactly how to present your manuscript, give insights into the current state of the publishing sector and outline what’s hot in the industry. So if you’re a writer and looking to move your writing career forward, this event brings you face-to-face with key figures from the publishing industry and it’s your chance to get your book-related questions answered.

About The Speakers…