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Red Note Ensemble Are Hiring: Creative Music Maker

Red Note Ensemble (www.rednoteensemble.com) is looking for a musician at an early stage of their career to join us for a fixed-term one-year, mentored role. We’re seeking someone who is a little bit obsessed about creating new music themselves, and making music with other people, to work with us on a variety of performance and community projects.

We recognise that many people haven’t been able to take up opportunities to pursue a career in creating music due to financial pressures of coming from a lower socio-economic background. For this reason, this post is designed to support the career progression of someone who has faced barriers because of their socio-economic background.

We are looking for someone who has:
• 2-5 years’ experience since leaving school. This may have been on e.g. an education/training course, a job, a caring or voluntary role. It doesn’t matter whether this was or wasn’t directly connected to music
• Shown sustained commitment to generating their own new music
• Some experience of working with music with community groups, but may have had no formal training

How to apply:
Full information and job pack can be downloaded from https://www.rednoteensemble.com/event/creative-music-maker/ . This includes full information on how to apply.

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Handmade Interact | The Interactive Virtual Craft Fair 23-28 March 2021

We are now accepting applications to exhibit at the second edition of Handmade Interact | The Interactive Virtual Craft Fair. Be a part of a carefully curated event of diverse UK-based contemporary makers. The Interactive Virtual Craft Fair will provide fresh, on-demand content, where visitors will experience the fair through a series of interactive “Live Sessions”, “Workshops”, “Demonstrations” and more with our exhibitors.

See what we got up to during our first edition in November 2020 here.

Whilst open to all, this new edition will focus on Women in Craft. During the month of March we will be celebrating International Women’s Day and Mother’s Day. Take advantage of this unmissable E-commerce event that offers you the ideal selling environment over a key week in the run up to Easter on Sunday 4 April. As an E-commerce website, “Handmade Interact” encourages our visitors to buy directly from your online
shop page during our fair dates. This means that we offer you a service in which we run the website, marketing, and handle online transactions and operations for you. This is all included as a part of your exhibitor package as well as website training.

Visit Handmade Interact | The Interactive Virtual Craft Fair 23-28 March 2021 here.

How to Apply
We are now accepting applications to exhibit from UK-based craftspeople and we encourage applications from all backgrounds and communities.
Deadline to Apply: Friday 12 February 2021
For quick information see our quick FAQs here
Craftspeople can find full details and how to apply interact.handmadeinbritain.co.uk/exhibitor-apply/ or
contact Alis Clement, alis.clement@handmadeinbritain.co.uk

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The Soul Traders Club

Would you like to join a group of women who are committed to building lives & businesses that work for them? If you know what’s important to you and what you want from life, you can then build a business that is aligned to that. Helping both you and your business to thrive.

The Soul Traders Club is a group coaching programme for women who want to grow both personally and professionally. It is for female business owners, whatever stage of your journey.

There will be:

* Weekly Zoom calls 9.30-10.30am on a Friday for 40 weeks of the year. (Sessions will not run during school holidays). The first session is on Friday 8th January 2021.

* A Closed Facebook Group where members can stay in touch and get support & advice from other members. Self-employment can be lonely some days!

* Coaching exercises to enable you to gain deeper clarity on what you want from your life and how your business can help facilitate this.

* The accountability for you to stay focussed on your goals.

I am offering a 4-week free trial in January 2021. The ongoing cost will then be £20/month.
To sign up for the free trial please go to www.lynray.co.uk/the-soul-traders-club

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Local Market Stall pitches available between 19th-24th Dec

Are you a local and/or ethical maker/producer?
Would you like an outdoor market opportunity to sell your products in the run up to Christmas?
Sign up to Christmas Market on the Croft (Leith Community Croft, 4 Johns Place, EH6 7EL)
Pitches available for 1 or more days.
Saturday 19th/Monday 21st/Tuesday 22nd/Wednesday 23rd/Thursday 24th December
Gazebo and table provided (electricity may be available depending on demand- please enquire)
Email hello@cropsinpots.org for more info and to book a pitch.

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Christmas Opening Hours 2020

WEDNESDAY 23RD: 9AM – 5PM

THURSDAY 24TH – MONDAY 28TH: CLOSED

TUESDAY 29TH: 9AM – 5PM

WEDNESDAY 30TH: 9AM – 5PM

THURSDAY 31ST – SUNDAY 3RD: CLOSED

MONDAY 4TH JANUARY: 9AM – 9PM BACK TO NORMAL

We would wholeheartedly encourage all tenants to observe the Christmas opening and, in particular, the closing hours and take responsibility for leaving the building promptly.

The duty managers have worked continuously, unselfishly and tirelessly throughout the pandemic to ensure the building has been kept open, safe and clean for the use of tenants, helping with online exhibitions and developing our services during a very quiet period and it is important to ensure they get time to spend with their families or those in their social bubble.

Below you will find a PDF copy of our opening hours over the Festive Period.

Please take note of these dates.

Christmas Opening Hours 2020 »

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The Soul Traders Club

My name is Lyn Ray. I am a qualified coach and have over 25 years business experience. I work with smart women who want to build lives and business that work for them on their terms. I believe the working practices of many organisations do not work well for women, or allow them the flexibility they can require at different stages of their lives, and have experienced this personally. For this reason I am passionate about the opportunities that self employment can bring to women. I am starting a new initiative in January 2021 called The Soul Traders Club. It is a group coaching programme for women who are passionate about growing their businesses to allow them to thrive in their wider life.

It will provide the accountability to help you stay focussed on your goals and allow you the camaraderie of being in a group with other women with a similar vision for their lives.

The group will run on a Friday morning 9.30-10.30am over Zoom and begins on Friday 8th January 2021. There will also be a Closed Facebook Group for members to allow everyone to keep in touch, and to ask for advice from other members. I am offering a 4 week free trial in January. You can find more details about The Soul Traders Club and sign up for the free trial on my website www.lynray.co.uk. After the trial the cost will be £20/month.

Wishing you a very happy festive season and I hope to meet some of you in January.

Lyn x

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Open Call for St Margaret’s House Artists

We are looking for visual artists from St Margaret’s House who want to submit their artworks for a physical art exhibition in Gallery 1.

Deadline: 6th December 2020.

For more information contact Marcin: marcin@edinburghpalette.co.uk

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