Pride of Place: Opportunities for artists and creatives!

Wed 09 Nov 2022

Pride of Place: Opportunities for artists and creatives!

About Libraries Unlimited

Libraries Unlimited is a staff and community owned charity, established in April 2016. Our services and experiences are delivered through 54 public libraries across Devon and Torbay, four mobile libraries; FabLab Devon, the home library service and our Business and IP Centre Devon.


We are looking for innovative artists working across all disciplines to work with our libraries during season 1 (April-July 2023) of our new creative programme. This programme will offer unique, high quality, thought-provoking workshops, performances, creative discussion panels, events and activities to library communities.

You are invited to submit a proposal on the theme of Pride of Place. Your proposal should include details of any space requirements, your target audience, and optimum number of participants/audience members etc. Please also indicate the scale of your offer (inclusive of any travel expenses):

  • up to £250
  • up to £500
  • up to £1000



Previous experience of delivering/facilitating creative activity

Alignment with the values of Libraries Unlimited

An interest in working with libraries in Devon and Torbay

Experience of working with children, young people and under-served communities

Willingness to contribute to evaluation and reporting

Public liability insurance and current enhanced DBS


Project timeline

Deadline for submission: Monday 5th December, 5pm

Artists informed and season 1 programme announced by Wednesday 1st February

Call-out for season 2 offers: early March


If you are interested in this opportunity, please send us your CV and a covering letter outlining your proposal (250 words max) together with references from two organisations with whom you have worked in a similar capacity.

Please send any enquiries and submissions to Rae Hoole, Creative Communities Producer: