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10/10/2019
Its that time of year again for Spaeda's anual Art Coordinator Training, only this year we are holding TWO training days including our newly designed 'Beginners Art Coordinator Training Day'!!! With appraisals coming up this autumn you may wish to book a place on our art coordinator training. ...


10/10/2019
Thank you so much to all those who supported our Creative Education Challenge! Whether it was through donating your time or your money, by putting on a fundraiser event or becoming a sponser, you have helped us reduce the barriers to accessing a creative education one bit at a time!  A big...


15/08/2019
Please help your local schools to inspire, engage and raise confidence and aspiration in children through arts activity. As part of the creative education challenge we have a time-limited ONE OFF opportunity to access up to £25,000 of further funding and we need your help!   Until August...


23/07/2019
Hello to all of our friends in schools across Somerset. We hope you’re looking forward to a well-deserved summer break!SPAEDA really enjoyed working with the BBC Ten Pieces, The Octagon team in Yeovil and the Sound Foundation Somerset partners to bring the BBC Ten Pieces performance to Somerset.The...


23/07/2019
We are now taking bookings for the beginner and intermediate art coordinator training in November. We're no longer part of inspirED but are offering all schools the discount rate of £145 for Autumn 2019. To book a place email info@spaeda.org.uk! More information on the courses is available at:...


19/06/2019
Aesthetica Art Prize are providing an exciting opportunity for artists and photographers to showcase their work to wider audiences. Hosted by the international art and culture publication, Aesthetica Magazine, entries are currently open for this year’s Prize. Supporting artists since 2006...


05/06/2019
On the 3rd of April Spaeda hosted a charity art auction to raise funds for local schools to provide arts activities for Somerset’s children and young people.   We’d like to express our thanks to all who donated art works and attended the auction on the 3rd of April, and to those who gave their...


14/05/2019
We still have some delightful sketchbooks in the Spaeda office from the SWITCHBOOK project run in 2016. They are absolutely stunning and would love for them to be returned to their rightful owners.   If you want to request for your sketchbook to be returned, please contact us on info@...


15/06/2018
We are recruiting for Trustees. If you want to make a difference to the lives of children in Somerset, then you could be just the person we are looking for. SPAEDA (Somerset Partnership Arts Education Agency) is seeking to recruit new Trustees to its governing body at an exciting and...


05/03/2018
Sheila Ceccarelli from AccessArt addressed Somerset Primary Art-Coordinators at the SPAEDA Annual Art Conference, stressing the importance of creativity for each and every child at school. After many requests for a transcript of the speech, AccessArt is sharing it in the hope that it will help...
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