International Association for Dance Medicine & Science 2018 Annual Conference

The 28th Annual Conference of the International Association for Dance Medicine & Science (IADMS) will be held from 25-28 October 2018 in Helsinki, Finland. Over 400 industry professionals from throughout the world are expected to attend the conference. Attendees will be invited to participate in didactic sessions, interactive workshops, movement sessions, round table discussions, networking … Continued

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Ceilidh in aid of Staffie Smiles Rescue – 28th July 2018, Edinburgh

We, at Staffies Smiles Rescue, are very excited to invite you to our FIRST EVER ceilidh! Come along and show us your support for what is sure to be a great fun night! Put on your dancing shoes as we’ll have live music provided by Point Five ceilidh band as well as a raffle full … Continued

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plan B & Fèis Rois Music and Dance Summer Special

plan B and Fèis Rois are very excited to be running a weeks long summer special together from 16th-20th July for ages 12+. Participating dancers and musicians (intermediate+) will come together to create an exciting new work, which will be showcased at a Year of Young People event at Culloden Battlefield on Saturday 18 August. Spaces are very … Continued

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RSCDS Teaching Certificate

Are you ready to take the final step to become a RSCDS Dance Teacher? RSCDS Edinburgh is holding a Unit 5 Candidate Course over four weekends in Autumn/Winter 2018 with an examination on the weekend of the 1st and 2nd December. The course will be led by Elizabeth Harry (tutor) with assistance from Atsuko Clement … Continued

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Tasgadh – Small Grants for Traditional Arts

Tasgadh is a fund devolved from Creative Scotland, managed by Fèisean nan Gàidheal and open to organisations and individuals. Tasgadh is designed to provide support for traditional artists and organisations to create, perform, tour and showcase work. The fund can also support professional development and learning projects. The closing dates for applications in 2018/19 are: … Continued

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Forest Quarterly Grant – £200 for any worthwhile creative project

Orginial post here. Forest Quarterly Grant £200 grant for any worthwhile creative project. We don’t want to impose limits and rules on people’s creative process and encourage artists to try out new things and experiment. We want to help more and new exciting creative and artistic projects to sprout. This is why we are starting … Continued

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One Dance UK Awards 2018

2018 sees the exciting launch of the first One Dance UK Awards. Unlike any other awards, the One Dance UK awards is focused uniquely on dance and has been developed to recognise the outstanding contributions of people working in the dance sector. This annual event is an opportunity for people in the dance sector to … Continued

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Where I Stand: A New Conversation – Discussion, Q&A and Networking Event @ Scottish Storytelling Centre, 3rd May 2018

Collaborate and Listen: free discussion, Q&A and networking event at The Scottish Storytelling Centre What: A chance to hear about the collaborative storytelling residency and performance Where I Stand: A New Conversation before it’s Edinburgh debut within TradFest. (Followed by an open forum, Q&A and networking opportunity) Where I Stand: A New Conversation is a performance … Continued

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Only 3 Days to apply for Dance Base & Traditional Dance Forum Autumn Residency

Image Credit: Ros Gasson Only three days to apply for Dance Base & Traditional Dance Forum of Scotland Autumn Residency! This week-long residency provides artists with an opportunity to undertake creative exploration rooted in, or influenced by, traditional Scottish dance and culture. Dance Base and the Traditional Dance Forum have come together on this because … Continued

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TradFest 2018: Q&A with Nic Gareiss – Music from an imaginary place!

The 29th of April is International Dance Day and we had the pleasure to speak to Nic Gareiss, percussive dancer and musician of the Swedish-Irish-Canadian quartet This is How we Fly! Find out more about Nic’s passion for step dance and how the quartet started out, before making your way to the Pleasance! What does … Continued

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