Category Archives: Performing Arts

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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Jamie and Antonia meet Joan Ozanne

 Joan Ozanne was recently awarded the British Empire Medal for her work with the community and arts in Guernsey. Guest blogger Jamie Bourgourd and Community Arts Assistant Antonia Ramsey went to speak to Joan about how the arts have evolved. … 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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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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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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Premiere of the Diary of Alice Applebe

The premiere of this amazing film created by Jack de la Mare is being screened at the Performing Arts Centre on Tuesday 18th December at 5pm. A locally made film, the story of a psychology graduate struggling with the depth … Continue reading

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Charlotte Barnes the GAC new Community Arts Development Manager

 We are pleased and very excited here at the GAC to welcome a new member to our team! Charlotte Barnes is joining us as Community Arts Development Manager and takes up her new role in early December. Charlotte says…. “I … Continue reading

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Art on the Beach 2013

We have been able to secure the lovely venue of Vazon Bay for the next Art on the Beach community event! The date for your diaries is Sunday 7th July 2013, from 10am until 4pm! We’ll keep you updated through … Continue reading

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Arts Sunday 2013 – date confirmed!

We’ve been working away here in the GAC office arranging dates for the exciting events happening next year…… and we’re delighted and very happy to tell you that Arts Sunday is back for the 3rd year in 2013 – the date … Continue reading

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