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7th September 2016 - Islwyn MP welcomes grant advice for artists

Islwyn MP welcomes grant advice for artistsIslwyn MP Chris Evans has said that local artists should consider applying for a grant from The Arts Council of Wales ahead of a grant advice session to be held in Blackwood Miners’ Institute on Thursday, October 13th this year.

The Arts Council of Wales, which helps to fund and develop organisation of the arts in Wales, offers grant advice sessions across the country. Lottery funded grants are available for a wide range of arts projects..

Anyone interested in receiving advice on grant applications in the local area is encouraged to book a slot at the advice session to be held at Blackwood Miners Institute on Thursday October 13th. Further information can be found on the Arts Council websitehttp://www.arts.wales/101164

Mr Evans said: ‘I am very pleased that The Arts Council of Wales has identified and targeted Blackwood and the surrounding area for increased amounts of investment in local artists and creative projects. 

‘Arts funding is vitally important to those among us with creative talents and potential in the arts. Only through funding can they bring their imagination and projects to life for the benefit of everyone in their communities and beyond.

‘I would encourage everyone who has skills in the arts or who has a project idea to book an appointment with the Arts Council and make their dream into a reality which we can all share in.’

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