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    Dances That Didn’t Happen

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    The Groundwork Winter Round-Up

    Dear dancers, movers and makers, We are done for the year and sending you a round up of the amazing work created as part of Seeds Dispersed and Groundwork Presents during this, our Stabilisation program. And a reminder that our online classes are still available for you to keep training while we fundraise for our next…

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    Becky Johnson’s Seeds Dispersed Residency

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    Seed’s Dispersed (November 2020) – Artists Announced

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    Wales Freelance Taskforce Update

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    Artist self portrait photo. A white female with auburn long hair tucked behind her ears. A smaller childlike shadow is cast against the cream wall behind

    Dances that Didn’t happen

    Dances that Didn’t happen: Artist Conversations Podcasts The first episode is now live! A series of three podcasts, in conversation with female artists who I didn’t get to work with during lockdown.  This series aims to question where artists have found focus and what shifts we have and are making in this time where many…

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    Seeds Dispersed Open Call

    Audio Description   Groundwork are delighted to offer three paid residencies to dance/movement artists based in Wales, to be completed in November. The residency can take many forms; we want it to be shaped by you and your current artistic enquiries. It does not need to be product driven, but can be if that is…

    Freelance Cultural Recovery Fund

    Freelance Cultural Recovery Fund https://businesswales.gov.wales/coronavirus-advice/covid-19-support-business Welsh Government are opening the Cultural Recovery Fund for freelancers this Mon 5th Oct. If eligible, freelancers can receive a grant of £2500. The eligibility checker is here. It will operate on a first come first served basis and there will be a second round in a few weeks (date tbc). You will need…

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    cosmic river    a drift in 3 movements

    A drift and compositional exercise created by Simon to explore your locality, with an opportunity to share your reflections – writing, recordings, drawings.

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