Category Archives: Poetry and Prose

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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The Guernsey Literary Festival launches its WriteStuff competition

Write Stuff Poster 2017 Competition

Here is the latest press release from GAC supported Guernsey Literary Festival: ‘The Guernsey Literary Festival launches its WriteStuff competition The Guernsey Literary Festival is once again on the lookout for young writing talent with its WriteStuff competition, which gets … 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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The Guernsey Literary Festival announces latest speakers for 2017

Guernsey Literary Festival 10-14 May 2017

The fifth Guernsey Literary Festival, supported by Guernsey Arts Commission, will take place from 10-14 May 2017. The Guernsey Literary Festival aims to offer a varied and energetic celebration of literature with something for everyone – from aspiring writers to families … 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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Shared Reading Project!

Have you heard of the Reader Project? It’s a project that takes place in Guernsey thanks to the Film, Poetry and Prose Sub-Committee at the Guernsey Arts Commission. Catriona Stares, Liz Went and Ed Jewell (GAC FPP S-C Chair, a practitioner of the … 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 Write Stuff Competition

The Write Stuff is a writing competition organised by the Guernsey Literary Festival. It runs from Mon 29 April until Friday 19 July and gives school pupils the chance to win some great prizes by writing a 300 word short story – … 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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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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