Archive for March 18th, 2008

Artslinks Bursary Awards

18th March 2008

ArtsLinks is a new resource for creative people aged 18 years and over, who live in the administrative areas of Co. Carlow, Co. Kilkenny, Co. Waterford, Co. Wexford and Co. Wicklow.

The partnership is now offering five awards of €8,000 each to creative practitioners living in these counties in the following categories: Dance, Film, Literature, Music, Theatre, and Visual Arts.

Information and the entry forms can be downloaded from the web site, and the closing date for applications is 5pm, Monday 31 March.

Bruntwood Playwriting Competition

18th March 2008


The Bruntwood Playwriting Competition is a partnership between The Royal Exchange Theatre and Bruntwood, and offers awards of £15,000 as a First Prize, a Second Prize of £10,000, and third prize of £7,500. There will also be a special Bruntwood prize of £5,000.

This competition represents one of the world’s biggest awards for playwriting, and is open to writers of all experience aged 18 years and older who are resident in the UK and Ireland. To present a level playing field for judging the scripts must be submitted anonymously under a pseudonym. No adaptations, translations or optioned work will be considered. The writer must retain all the copyright on his/her original, unperformed and unproduced piece of work.

The deadline for entry is 6pm on Friday 13th June 2008. All further details about the entry criteria are available on the web site.