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Creative Opportunity: The Ring project

THE RING

OPPORTUNITIES FOR GRAPHIC ID AND WEB
DESIGNERS, FILM MAKERS AND
PHOTOGRAPHERS

Proposals are invited from designers, film makers and photographers to support the development of the graphic identity, website and to create a film and photographic portfolio in preparation for the launch of The Ring in May 2017.

We are inviting invitations from companies and individuals to tender for three projects:

     •Graphic identity and website development
     •Graphic Identity photography portfolio
     •Launch film

The Ring is a new and exciting arts programme which will celebrate a 21 -mile circle of natural and historic waterways. Following route of the Worcester and Birmingham Canals, the Droitwich Canals and the River Severn the route flows through the towns of Worcester and Droitwich and the countryside which surrounds them.

Over the next 18 months, international, regional and local artists will lead an imaginative exploration of Worcestershire’s urban and rural heritage; the people that live here and their dreams for the future. On foot, by boat or bicycle, visitors will be able to navigate new art and performances in historic and picturesque locations inspired by the stories and secrets of The Ring.

Submission Deadline: Tues 21 st February, 5pm

Further Information and Submission Details:
Full details and submission information for each of the above projects can be found on the Canal &River Trust website:
https://canalrivertrust.org.uk/enjoy-the-waterways/waterway-arts/current-projects

Programme supported by:
The Rowlands Trust

To see the original document please click on the button:  The Ring contract opportunities

 

Wildlife and landscape photography evening with Mark Hamblin

Droitwich Camera Club is delighted to announce that the freelance nature photographer, writer and guide Mark Hamblin will be giving a lecture at Droitwich High School on Saturday, 25th March 2017, 7pm. The lecture is titled “Wild Scotland: A Photographic Odyssey”. 

The tickets for the event can be purchased online on Droitwich Camera Club website  or by phoning 07803162895. Tickets are £10 Adults  & £8 Accompanied under 18’s. 

Salt King 200

Salt King 200 project is concerned with celebrating the 200th anniversary of the birth of John Corbett, sometimes known as the Salt King, who did so much for Droitwich and the surrounding area.
It is felt that recognition of his contribution to Droitwich Spa and the surrounding area is long overdue and this project proposes holding a family picnic 2017 at which more can be learned about this remarkable man.
The event will increase awareness of his work and legacy whilst providing an afternoon of fun for local people”.

A new year started with DAN social evening

On Saturday 21 January, DAN members are gathered together at Park’s Café to start the new year in a good spirit. It was a great opportunity to meet DAN members, to check what is new and upcoming. 

Malcolm Wakeman, DAN chairman, gives a welcome speech.

The evening started with a really good food. Paul from Park’s Cafe prepared the 3-course meal with dishes and wine originated in Greece, Mexico, and Germany. In a relaxed atmosphere, chairman Malcolm Wakeman gave a speech on Droitwich Arts Network activities that will take place in 2017. He pointed out the great importance of ArtsFest 2017, the first festival in Droitwich Spa that would exclusively be dedicated to arts (visual arts, crafts, poetry, music, and theatre) and will spread over three weeks.