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Youth Theatre Arts Scotland: Chrysalis Call for Performance
Applications open: 7 November 2014. Deadline: 31 January 2015

In 2015 Youth Theatre Arts Scotland will launch a pilot of Chrysalis - a new platform for ambitious and provocative performances by young theatre-makers. Four selected shows will each be performed twice over the two days, 6-7 November 2015. 

Museums Galleries Scotland: Traineeship Opportunities
Deadline: Friday 21 November 2014

Adopt an Intern is delighted to be working with Museums and Galleries Scotland (MGS). Funded by The Heritage Lottery Fund, The Heritage Horizons Traineeship Programme will provide the opportunity for 20 non-graduates from a range of backgrounds to attain an SVQ level 3 vocational qualification in Museums Practice alongside workplace learning during a 12 month paid placement in a host museum. The trainees will have the combination of a qualification and the confidence of work-readiness on completion of the programme. Based in one of 16 museums across Scotland, the posts have a start date of February 2015. 

Craft Scotland: Community Engagement Maker
Deadline: Friday 28 November 2014 

Historic Scotland is looking for a maker who can unlock the potential of traditional or contemporary craft, who can enable learners to discover more about their cultural heritage, and provide creative inspiration linked to stories, people and events from the past. This community engagement project requires a maker to work directly with a youth or community group over a period of six weeks. The project will enable the group to learn new skills and to create work inspired by Stirling Castle. 

Hidden Door Festival: Call for Contributors
Deadline: Sunday 30 November 2014

Hidden Door is now inviting proposals, submissions and ideas for its next event to be held from 22nd-30th May 2015, in the incredible abandoned site of the Old Streetlighting Depot on Kings Stables Road Edinburgh. For more information about how to get involved visit their website www.hiddendoorblog.org or follow them on Facebook 

Coburg House Gallery: Exhibition Opportunity
Deadline: Wednesday 31 December 2014

Coburg House Gallery and Studios is looking for proposals for exhibitions on an ongoing basis. The gallery is a very nice space with large glass windows and entrance fronting the street. It is suitable for solo or group exhibitions and is located in Leith, Edinburgh. It will be rented out at an affordable rate and is suitable for artists / makers at all stages of their careers. For an information pack including photos, floor plan, terms and conditions etc. or for an appointment to view - email John Gibson at w.gibson777@btinternet.com

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