Forthcoming Event

ACE: In April 2013 the Family Arts Campaign was launched at a conference held in Birmingham.  The 18 June 2013 saw the public launch of the Family Arts Festival, the biggest family arts festival ever seen in the UK, which runs from 18 October - 3 November 2013 and 17 October - 2 November 2014.
The festival, the first UK-wide festival of exciting theatre, dance, music & visual arts events designed to increase family participation in the arts, will involve over 500 partners delivering quality programming across the country.  
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STFC: The Science and Technology Facilities Council is pleased to announce the awarding of £1.5m to fund 7 multidisciplinary projects under the challenge led CLASP Programme to meet specific challenges in the Environment sector.

These projects plan to produce tangible results in a 3-5 year period and bring STFC researchers together with other academic disciplines and industry through new collaborations to solve real environmental challenges:
A new CLASP Energy call for 2013 with a £1.5m fund has been announced and STFC is holding an Information & Networking day on 2 July 2013 at the Science Museum allowing potential applicants to find out more on the focus for the call and meet new collaborators.
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NE: The National Association of Agricultural Contractors (NAAC) and Catchment Sensitive Farming (CSF) have teamed up to host a series of workshops on the topical issue of Pesticides: maximising crop production while minimising environmental impact.
The FREE, half-day sessions offer essential information for professional contractors that will provide them with the latest on best practice when using pesticides.  The next workshop, run in conjunction with the Voluntary Initiative, will take place taking place on Thursday 27 June 2013 at The Wheel Inn Pub, Westwell, Kent  TN25 4LQ. BASIS and NRoSO points are available.
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GPS: The Government Procurement Service are holding 2 training events for suppliers interested in bidding for the Allied Health Professionals & Health Science Services Staff framework (RM959) on 28 June 2013 at 10:30 and 3 July at 2:30. To attend either of these sessions please register on the eSourcing suite.
You can also register for two Government Procurement Service toolseSourcing Suite and Dynamic Marketplace.
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