Events

Creative Europe Desk UK organise and participate in events to give UK organisations a better understanding of Creative Europe opportunities for the cultural and creative sectors.
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Forthcoming Events


Free Creative Europe Information Seminars

Creative Europe Desk UK run regular information seminars on Creative Europe, its objectives and the current funding opportunities, with the chance to ask questions to the team and hear from past and current recipients of Creative Europe’s support. The following events focus on the Culture sub-programme of Creative Europe:

Regular free breakfasts offering information and advice on Creative Europe’s Culture funding and opportunities will be held at British Council, London through 2015. 

Information Seminar in Dundee
Tuesday 21 April, 10am-12pm
Free, booking essential

Information Seminar in Edinburgh
Tuesday 21 April, 2.30pm-4.30pm
Free, booking essential

Information Seminar in Harlech
Thursday 23 April, 11am – 2pm
Join Catrin Cooke from Creative Europe Desk UK – Wales at Theatre Harlech to find out more about Creative Europe funding opportunities for the cultural and creative sectors.
Free, booking essential

Information Seminar in Dorset
Wednesday 20 May, 2.00pm-4.45pm
Joined by Anthony Dean, University of Winchester, a successful applicant who will share their first-hand experiences of delivering projects funded by the programme.
Free, booking essential

Creative Europe Breakfast – Culture Funding Opportunities
London
Friday 5 June, 10am-12.30am
Booking opens in April

Information Seminar in Milton Keynes
Thursday 11 June, 2.00pm – 5pm
Booking opens in April


Free Application Writing Workshops

Creative Europe Desk UK offer free application writing workshops in the months leading up to application deadlines. We will go through the application form, explain the required annexes, attachments and the budget form, and, where appropriate, give you advice on how to work with your partner organisations to build a stronger application.

The next deadlines are in February for Literary Translation and Platforms.

Organisations who are in the process of developing either are advised to contact the team for one-to-one support and advice with their applications.

Details of future events are announced on FacebookTwitter and in our e-newsletter.


  Event details and booking on Eventbrite

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Past Events

APRIL

Creative Europe Breakfast – Culture Funding Opportunities
London
Wednesday 8 April, 10am-12pm
Find out more about Creative Europe’s funding and opportunities for the creative and cultural sectors. The event also includes a presentation on the British Council and Arts Council England’s new international funding opportunities and case study from Mark Ball, London International Festival of Theatre (LIFT)
Free, booking essential

Information Seminar in Aberdeen
Monday 20 April, 1pm-4pm
Free, booking essential

MARCH

Information Seminar in London
Friday 20 March, 2.30pm-5pm
Join us at Toynbee Hall to find out more about Creative Europe’s funding and opportunities for the creative and cultural sectors. Supported by Mark Godber, Artsadmin and Karen Anderson, Indepen-dance
Free, booking essential

Information Seminar in Carmarthen, Wales
Friday 20 March, 11am-1.30pm
Join Catrin Cookie from Creative Europe Desk UK – Wales at Carmarthen Library to find out more about Creative Europe funding opportunities for the cultural and creative sectors.
Free, booking essential

Information Seminar in Lancaster
Tuesday 24 March, 2.15pm-4.45pm
Join us at the Dukes Lancaster to find out more about Creative Europe’s funding and opportunities for the creative and cultural sectors. We will be joined by Stephanie Grant from Arts Council England, introducing their new international funding programmes.
Free, booking essential

Information Seminar in Newcastle
Thursday 26 March, 11am-1.30pm
Join us at Dance City to find out more about Creative Europe’s funding and opportunities for the creative and cultural sectors. We will be joined ISIS Arts, current Creative Europe beneficiaries and Brendan Murphy, Arts Council England, introducing the international funding opportunities.
Free, booking essential

Information Seminar in Birmingham
Monday 9 March, 2pm-4.30pm
Join us at Birmingham Rep to find out more about Creative Europe’s funding and opportunities for the creative and cultural sectors. We are delighted to be joined by Caroline Jester, former project lead for Birmingham Rep and Sadie, BE Festival, who have both worked on EU-funded projects. Rebecca Blackman from Arts Council England will also be introducing their new international funding programmes.
Free, booking essential

Information Seminar in Belfast, Northern Ireland
Wednesday 11 March, 12pm-3pm
Join Shauna McNeilly and Christoph Jankowski from Creative Europe Desk UK at The MAC to hear about Creative Europe funding opportunities for the cultural and creative sectors.
Free, booking essential

Information Seminar in Derry/Londonderry, Northern Ireland
Thur
sday 12 March, 10am-1pm
Join Shauna McNeilly and Christoph Jankowski from Creative Europe Desk UK at the Millennium Forum to hear about Creative Europe funding opportunities for the cultural and creative sectors.
Free, booking essential

FEBRUARY

Publishing Scotland Conference 2015
Tuesday 24 February, Edinburgh
Emma Valentine and Katie Haines from Creative Europe Desk UK is presenting for the first time at Publishing Scotland’s conference for publishers and booksellers. We’ll be talking about Creative Europe’s Literary Translation funding opportunities.

Audiences NI Annual Conference 
Wednesday 25 February, 10am-4pm, The Strand Arts Centre, Belfast
Shauna McNeilly from Creative Europe Desk UK – Northern Ireland joins this annual conference featuring an array of speakers and case studies from academia, strategic audience development and the frontline to share some inspiration and pitfalls to reaching more audiences more often.

JANUARY

Creative Europe Breakfast – Culture Funding Opportunities
Monday 16 February 2015, 10 – 11.30am
Sold out

Literary Translation Application Workshop
Friday 16 January, 2.30 – 5.30pm, London
This workshop is for publishers and publishing houses in advance of the deadline for Literary Translation funding on Wednesday 4 February.
At this event, Susan Curtis-Kojakovic from Istros Books will talk about her previous experiences of applying for EU funding.
Free – booking essential

Creative Europe Funding for Literature and Translation
Cronfa Ewrop Greadigol ar gyfer Cyfieithu Llenyddol
9 January 2015, 1-3pm, Aberystwyth, Wales
Please join Creative Europe Desk UK – Wales for a free information session about Creative Europe’s funding opportunities for literature, translation and publishing organisations in Wales.
Ymunwch a Swyddfa Ewrop Greadigol y Deyrnas Unedig – Cymru am sesiwn sydd yn rhad ac am ddim ynglyn a cyfleoedd cyllid Ewrop Greadigol, yn benodol y gronfa Cyfieithu Llenyddol – sef cyfieithu a cyhoeddi llenyddiaeth dramor yng Nghymru. Mae’r digwyddiad ar gyfer gweisg a chyhoeddwr yng Nghymru.

NOVEMBER

Wrexham, 28 November 2014, 11am-1.30pm
At Oriel Wrecsam
With Catrin Cooke, Culture Manager at Creative Europe Desk UK – Wales
Wybodaeth Ewrop Greadigol
Oriel Wrecsam, 28 Tachwedd 2014
Bydd Catrin Cooke, Rheolwr Diwylliant, Swyddfa Ewrop Greadigol y DU Cymru yn cyflwyno sesiwn ar bedwar math gwahnol o brosiect sydd ar gael, gan gynnwys cymhwysedd,sut i ddatblygu cais a beth ystyrir yn brosiect da.

Currency Festival – European Exchange of Performed Ideas

Festival of European theatre, dance and circus
Christoph Jankowski is part of Currency Conversations:
European & International Funding, Wednesday 12 November
With Arts Council England and Crying Out Loud
How Does Cultural Exchange Shape our Artistic Life?, Saturday 15 November
With body>data>space (Plymouth University, Culture funded), The Place and Czech Centre

People Dancing, Saturday 15 November, 9.30am-2.30pm
Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff
Creative Europe Desk UK – Wales has a stand at People Dancing,  an international event for anyone working in dance, so please come and speak to us about funding opportunities for European dance projects.

Liverpool, 4 November 2014
Hosted by National Museums Liverpool
With Ana Botella, Programme Producer, FACT (Foundation for Art and Creative Technology)

Ipswich, 7 November 2014, 2-4.30pm
Hosted by DanceEast, Jerwood DanceHouse
With Alex Byrne, Artistic Director and Chief Executive, New International Encounter

OCTOBER

Arts Development Conference: UK, 17 October
Creative Europe Desk UK will be speaking at the annual conference in Cardiff.

Culture Action Europe conference in Newcastle
Creative Europe Desk UK is hosting two free events as part of The Fringe programme of Culture Action Europe. Find out more

Creative Europe Breakfast
Saturday 11 October, 8am-9.15am, Free, BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art

Creative Europe Beneficiaries Get-Together
Thursday 9 October, 2-4pm, Northern Stage, Newcastle, Free

SEPTEMBER
General information seminars

Edinburgh, 3 September 2014

Glasgow, 4 September 2014

Canterbury, 8 September 2014

Cardiff, 10 September 2014
With Ulrike Smalley, Creative Producer, Ffotogallery

Wakefield, 17 September
Creative Europe Desk UK is speaking at Arts Development Conference: UK – Yorkshire at The Hepworth Wakefield

Leeds, 24 September
Creative Europe Desk UK  is speaking at a Working Internationally Regional Project Workshop (WIRP) at Leeds City Museum

AUGUST 2014

York, 11 August 2014
With Mandy Smith, Producer, Pilot Theatre and Gill Park, Director, Pavilion

Bristol, 12 August 2014
With Ulrike Smalley, Creative Producer, Ffotogallery

Information Seminar and Workshops in Belfast, 27 August
Belfast City Hall
Hosted by Creative Europe Desk UK – Northern Ireland  in collaboration with Creative Europe Desk Ireland – Culture Office.

JULY 2014

Plymouth, 18 July 2014                                   Leicester, 17 July 2014

Newcastle, 16 July 2014                                  London, 14 July 2014


JUNE 2014

London, 30 June 2014                                     Manchester, 27 June 2014


FEBRUARY 2014

Edinburgh, 20 February 2014                     Glasgow, 19 February 2014

Belfast, 10 February 2014                              Cardiff, 7 February 2014

London, 3 February 2014 (rescheduled from 27 January)


Application Writing Workshops 

Belfast, 11 September 2014
Webinar. Deadline for booking is 12 noon,Wednesday 3 September

Manchester, 9 September 2014

London (British Council), 1 September & 19 September 2014 
Application workshop for Cooperation Projects, in advance of the 1 October deadline. Supported by Nicola Salaman Dorigo, University of the Arts London

London (British Council), 13 February 2014
Application workshop for Literary Translation Projects, for organisations in the process of writing an application to the March or October 2014 deadlines.

Cardiff, 17 February 2014
Application workshop for Cooperation Projects, for organisations in the process of writing an application to the March or October 2014 deadlines for application for the Cooperation Projects.

London, 18 February 2014
Application workshop for Cooperation Projects, for organisations in the process of writing an application to the March or October 2014 deadlines for application for the Cooperation Projects.

Interested in hosting an event on Creative Europe?

Surgeries
One-to-one sessions are ideal for organisations already in the process of developing and writing an application for a European project. Read through our guidance note to check if this is appropriate for you.

We can usually offer one-to-ones in central London, via Skype or by telephone; these can be booked by getting in touch. Surgeries can also be requested in combination with seminars/workshops as mentioned above.