Category Archives: Music

Work in Progress – Call for artists, designers and makers

Work in Progress

  The arts are under attack in schools across the UK and the number of Arts teachers has dropped by 11% since 2010. At the same time the UK government announced that ‘the UK’s Creative Industries are now worth nearly … Continue reading

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GAC’s wrap-up of 2016

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What were we up to in 2016? GAC’s Arts in Health Programme has been contributing towards personal health and well-being for a few years now and it is becoming increasingly recognised by health providers. In 2016 we worked with the Children’s … Continue reading

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Nessi Gomes winns 2016 Best of British Unsigned Female Artist Award

Nessi Gomes winns 2016 Best of British Unsigned Female Artist Award

We are delighted to share that Nessi Gomes is the winner of BOB Unsigned Female Artist 2016! Though our grants scheme, Guernsey Arts Commission financed the production of music video single for Nessi’s debut album ‘These walls’! We are incredibly proud … Continue reading

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Busking and street entertainers wanted

Liven up the streets and make money at the same time. If you are a musician, performer or entertainer, have you ever considered busking?   Whether you are just starting out or well advanced in your career, Guernsey Arts Commission would … Continue reading

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STYX needs your unwanted musical instruments

Getting started in music can be a major challenge for some.  Affording an instrument can be a massive hurdle and getting lessons requires a significant financial commitment. In an effort to overcome this the Western Parishes’ Youth Development project in … Continue reading

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Local Music Meeting a Success

On Monday, the GAC hosted an evening at the greenhouse gallery where local musicians were able to voice their views on what support is needed for local musicians.                         … Continue reading

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Arts Sunday – 9th June 2013

Arts Sunday, now in its third year, is the biggest celebration of the arts on the Island. Held on the Town’s seafront and planned this year for Sunday 9 June it has fast become a key date for Guernsey’s creative … Continue reading

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Annie Lennox Supports Living Positive Exhibition

We are delighted that Annie Lennox (www.annielennoxsing.com), who kindly supported the original ‘Living Positive’ exhibition in Manchester, shows her support again of Living Positive by contributing an image and accompanying words.   Annie Lennox is strongly committed to speaking out about issues affecting … Continue reading

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The GAC can help anyone create a project or an event in 2013

The GAC funding sub-committee meet up 6 times a year (spread over the year) to discuss all applications received and then distribute funds to the successful applicants. Laura Anderson is a member of the GAC funding sub-committee says: “I was … Continue reading

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The GAC Christmas Get-Together at the Guernsey Info Centre

The Guernsey Information Centre and the Guernsey Arts Commission would like everyone to join them on the 1st Late Night shopping evening at the North Esplanade for all things creative & festive and the chance to do a spot of … Continue reading

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