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Renfrewshire Leisure's Arts Team are pleased to bring you POP News! A bi-weekly newsletter sharing links and information about national and local funding, support, networks, advocacy, creative call-outs, opportunities and inspiration while also providing a platform to showcase the work of Renfrewshire-based creatives and organisations.

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The 25th edition of POP NEWS! has been sent out to subscribers. This week the newsletter is absolutely packed full of opportunities - jobs with CREATE Paisley, Glasgow Women’s Library, Glasgow CAN, Citizens Theatre and Beacon Arts Centre to name but a few. There are also a raft of amazing creative freelance long-term residencies, commissions and producing roles available with The Stove, Street Level Photo Works  and Toonspeak Young People’s Theatre that are all part of Creative Scotland’s Culture Collective initiative.

As part of their Covid response the Scottish Government have made a £6M investment into the Culture Collective programme, to place freelance creative practitioners into communities in 26 projects around Scotland. The basic principle of Culture Collective is simple – to pay creatives to work with communities; and as the nationwide programme begins to roll out these opportunities are beginning to become available.

The next newsletter will come out in two weeks’ time – on Tues 24 May.

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