Sat 23 Sept 11am-3pm Dunbar Parish Church
ELjam is hugely excited to be staging a youth bands showcase at Dunbar Music Festival on Sat 23rd September. Featuring six bands from East Lothian high schools, this promises to be a fantastic day of music and a superb display of talent. We are also delighted to have Nicky Dannaher from East Coast FM joining us as our compere for the day.
The line up is:
11:00-11:25 Cardiac Arrest (Dunbar Grammar)
11:35-12:00 Queen Spirit (North Berwick High School)
12:10-12:35 The Watts (Dunbar Grammar)
12:45-13:10 Gaslight (Knox Academy)
13:20-13:45 Kings of Lugton (Prestonlodge High School)
13:55-14:20 Room 27 (Dunbar Grammar)
Entry is free and there will be a soft drinks and snacks bar available.
Dunbar Music Festival runs from Fri 22 to Sun 24 September and has gigs at various venues all over the town. Click here to see the line up of free gigs and click here for details of our youth showcase, including venue location. There are two brilliant headliners as well: Gruff Rhys and Callum Easter & The Roulettes. All in all a weekend NOT to be missed!
4-13 August 2023, Lodge Gardens, North Berwick
Youth Band Gigs
This year, ELjam and East Lothian Council Arts Service will partner with Fringe by the Sea to showcase some of the region’s best young talent.
As well as FBTS’s own superb line up, ELjam is inviting youth bands (under 25s) to apply for one of eight 40min slots on the Lighthouse Stage.
If you’d like to be considered, please complete the form below and return it to firstname.lastname@example.org by 26 May 2023. Acts will be selected jointly with the FBTS team and scheduled to compliment the rest of their varied programme.
Reasonable travelling expenses will be covered (receipts/mileage required) and a food allowance will be provided.
If you are interested in running a creative arts workshop at Fringe by the Sea festival in 2023 (on in North Berwick from 4th – 13th August) please complete the form below and return by April 14th 2023 to email@example.com. The venue for workshops is a stretch tent with space for up to 40 participants and workshops should ideally be 45 mins to 2 hours in duration.
Visual Arts Brief for 2023
Fringe by the Sea, in partnership with East Lothian Council Arts Service, is inviting notes of interest from East Lothian-based visual artists and craft makers to create a textile-based art installation for presentation at this year’s festival in North Berwick from 4th – 13th August.
For more information and to submit a note of interest, please download the full brief. Deadline 26 April 2023 to firstname.lastname@example.org
Crew Staff Temporary Vacancies
The festival is looking for a “crack team of positive-minded, energetic people to help us deliver a friendly, fun and safe event”. General crew vacancies are available 3-14 August and lead roles 2-14 August.
Positions available are:
- General Event Crew (e.g. event set up and strike, public liaison, crowd management, ticket checks, box office, & artist liaison. Bar and hospitality work is also available.
- Box Office Lead
- Artist Liaison Lead
- Venue Leads
Apply to email@example.com with your CV, telling us a bit about yourself and why you’d like to work at Fringe By The Sea. Closing date for applications is 19th May 2023.
Find out more about the festival at www.fringebythesea.com
Submit C.V. to firstname.lastname@example.org
DEADLINE: 10th April
East Lothian Council Arts Service and Brunton Theatre Trust delivers inclusive, accessible and professional arts activities to all East Lothian residents in the form of school holiday programmes, weekly workshops and community arts projects. We are looking to increase and update our database of freelance arts practitioners who can deliver workshops in music, drama, dance and a variety of visual arts and crafts disciplines and have experience of arts engagement. We welcome general applications and also workshop proposals.
Qualifications and Experience:
Degree Qualification in a relevant subject or minimum 3 years demonstrable relevant experience.
Experience of engaging individuals and communities in arts activities
An understanding of the value of arts engagement for individuals and communities
Current PVG scheme member. Will be required to join ELC PVG scheme
Must have own Public Liability Insurance, Unique Tax ref number and be registered as a sole trader
Scottish Artists or Musicians’ Union rates apply
If you have the skills required and would like to be considered for creative projects please send your C.V. into: email@example.com