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Inland Revenue workshops

Classification - Business

The Inland Revenue are offering a variety of workshops for businesses and individuals that will offer business advice on numerous aspects of running a company such as starting a limited company, statutory sick pay and completing end of year returns.

The workshops are held on a demand led basis and business or individuals who register on the business support team's database will be advised of when the workshop they are interested in will be taking place in their area. The team can also offer companies in-house business training.

The workshops take place in Aberystwyth, Bangor, Brecon, Bridgend, Cardiff, Carmarthen, Colwyn Bay, Haverfordwest, Llanelli, Merthyr Tydfil, Newport, Pontypool, Pontypridd, Porthmadog, Rhyl, Swansea, Welshpool, Wrexham. For details of availability in your area please contact the details shown.

Contact Info:
tel: 029 2032 6457/6454/6855/6856
fax: 029 2032 6969

Reduced fee writing courses at Ty Newydd

Classification - Training

Courses at the Ty Newydd writers centre provide the opportunity of working closely with 2 professional writers and are a combination of workshops, individual tutorials and readings with time in between for writing. Courses are open to all over the age of 16, and no qualifications are necessary.

Ty Newydd are currently offering two reduced cost places on two of their July courses:

Dreaming the Land:
July 14 - 19
Tutors: Graham Mort and Sara Maitland

Dreaming the Land will explore notions of selfhood and belonging using actual landscapes around T? Newydd and drawing upon imagined and remembered places . It will give participants the opportunity to develop new work in prose and poetry, giving shape to landscapes through language and expressing the ways in which a sense of place has, in turn, shaped memory and imagination.

July 21 - 26
Tutors: Gillian Clarke and Imtiaz Dharker

Gillian Clarke is a poet, editor, playwright, writer-in-schools and occasional broadcaster. She is currently working on her 7th full collection.

Imtiaz Dharker works as a documentary film-maker in India and as a freelance writer in Britain. She is also an artist, and conceives her books as sequences of poems and drawings.

Guest reader: Moniza Alvi

The reduced cost for booking on either of these courses is £100.

A brochure which includes details of all Ty Newydd courses, accommodation, booking conditions, bursaries etc. is available from the centre direct.

Contact Info:
T? Newydd Writers’ Centre, Llanystumdwy, Cricieth, Gwynedd. LL52 0LW.

tel: 01766 522811 fax: 01766 523095 email:


DSC Funding For Change

Classification - Funding

The Directory of Social Change has published a new magazine called Funding for Change which will appear on a quarterly basis; bringing together information and discussion about grant making trusts, company givers, government and Lottery funding.

Annual subscriptions cost £40 for voluntary and community organisations and £50 for statutory and commercial organisations.

As well as displaying funding opportunities for voluntary and community organisations and assisting social enterprises to resource their activities, Funding for Change aims to encourage lateral thinking in the area of fundraising and the building of new funding relationships.

Funding for Change is published 4 times a year in February, May, August and September. Subscription is available by contacting the details shown below.

Contact Info:
tel: 020 7209 5151
fax: 020 7391 4804

No Deadline

The Writing Festival - Newcastle Emlyn

Classification - Marketing

The Writing Festival will take place from the 31/10/03 - 02/11/03 in Newcastle Emlyn and a performance poet is required to run workshops on 01/11/03 with the idea of encouraging festival attendees to give their own poetry performances at an evening event.

For further information contact the details below.

Contact Info:
Annette Ecuyere Lee, AEL Promotions/Wordzwork Wales, Ysgubor, Pwllcornel Lsaf, Llandysul, SA44 5NZ
tel: 01559 370 969

No Deadline

Fundraising from the US and Europe - seminars

Classification - Funding

Three seminars are being run in London by the leading fundraising publishers and training providers Chapel and York, who specialise in the provision of services which assist fundraisers in accessing funding from countries other than their own.

Fundraising in Europe
Monday 21 July
10am - 4pm

Cost: £105.75 incl. lunch

Fundraising from America
To be run three times on the following dates:
Tuesday 22 July, Wednesday 13 August, or Monday 22 September
10am - 4 pm

Cost: £105.75 incl. lunch

Researching US Trusts and Foundations
Wednesday 23 July
10am - 4pm

Cost: £105.75 incl. lunch

All three seminars can be booked for a combined cost of £250.00. For further information contact Chapel and York direct. To subscribe to Chapel and York's free ebulletin service, which provides information on all sector funding opportunities, jobs, training and volunteering opportunities, visit their website.

Contact Info:
Chapel & York Ltd
PO Box 50

tel: 01342 836790 email: website:

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