For the Love Of It 2014
2 days of inspiration, creation and fun, a chance for a wide range of Street Arts Professionals to gather – this year in Stoke-on-Trent
6pm Friday 21 February – 3pm Sunday 23 February 2014
Theme: ‘Our Public Realm?’
• The democracy of art on the streets
• How do we make the most of this most public and accessible of all live performing arts?
• With public spaces increasingly being leased to and managed by private and commercial operators, what rights artists have?
Congregate Speculate Invigorate
A cross between a weekend long party and sessions with skill sharing plus inspirational ideas – artists led and working for a broad mixture of people attending.
Low cost to cover all main meals. Many find it a fun, affirming and stimulating time in the company of some other great street artists / producers / programmers / funders.
The partner this year is Appetite who bring ‘tasty’ arts experiences to people from Stoke-on-Trent through a wide range of events in public spaces both indoors and outside.
St Peters Academy
Co-hosting the weekend are St Peters Academy a brand new £20 million complex with amazing faciltities to use over the weekend.
You Can Contribute
A chance to:
Lead: a session on outdoor arts topic you’re passionate about – practical or theoretical, debate or presentation
Suggest: a topic or theme to explore
Show: a new performance / work-in-progress / extract. You can ask for as much feed-back as you like
Develop: ideas for a show
Cook: All food provided, but we need 4 lead cooks to prepare the main meals
Cater: 8 x assistants to help the food preparation
Clean: help set up / wash-up / fetch and carry
Participate: in a range of practical sessions and debates
Join: the annual National Association of Street Artists UK general meeting
Find Out: about Appetite, NasaUK, FLOI, other artists / organisations / performers / shows / ideas…
Discuss: what’s happening to the Public Realm
Re-affirm: Why Street and Outdoor Arts are so important
St Peters Academy, Fenton Manor, Fenton, Stoke-on-Trent, ST4 2RR
• Chris Squire | Impossible
TECH / REQUIREMENTS / BOOKING INFO:
For the Love Of It 2014
Weekend costs including main meals and snacks £28 if you book before Jan 21st £33 if you book afterwards
Book onto For the Love Of It 2014 on NasaUK site
30 discounted rooms are available until 21st Jan at the nearby North Staffordshire Hotel
Room only £22.50: shared room per person per night (£45 total) £40: single room per night
Room Only Discount Code: APNS2102
Bed and Breakfast (full English breakfast) £55: 2 people in twin / double room per night £45: single room per night
BandB Discount Code: APBB2102
To book accommodation call 0871 222 0100 (costs 10p per minute) and give relevant discount code
Book your place at For the Love Of It 2014 by clicking here: Book now!