Integrated Arts Opportunity: Unexpected Leader, Extraordinary Bodies

Apply to become an Extraordinary Bodies Unexpected Leader and join a national network of creative-thinking activists.

We are looking for two Leaders from the South West who want to develop their skills and potential, as part of the Doing Things Differently event.

We are looking for people who are:

  • Disabled and/or from a diverse or minority background
  • Interested in leading or activating integrated arts in their community
  • Connected in their community

If you are successful you will:

  • Help us to get your community involved
  • Act as a link between your community and the Doing Things Differently programme
  • Support performances by Extraordinary Bodies

If you are successful you will receive:

  • A bursary of up to £1,200 to access further training
  • Professional Coaching
  • Hands on experience with our team
  • The opportunity to build future relationships with arts organisations in Bristol

How to apply

Please answer the following two questions:

  1. How would the Unexpected Leaders programme benefit you?
  2. What impact would you like to have on your community as an Unexpected Leader?

You can apply on your own behalf, but we also welcome nominations if there’s someone that you know who would be a fantastic Unexpected Leader.

Email your application to

Send your application in a format that suits you best:

  • Written statement
  • Audio recording
  • Filmed recording
  • Poem
  • Song
  • … Anything else!

Deadline for applications: Friday 15th July 2016.

Interviews will be held on Thursday 21st July at The Watershed, Bristol.
Mentoring will be scheduled in over August and September 2016.

Rachel Adams

For more information, please visit:

Closing date: 
Thursday 30th June 2016
bursary payment
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