Poetry Privy - Call for Tenders

A creative experiential education commission

Cornwall Council is looking for an enthusiastic individual, group or organisation to deliver a fantastic short-term commission for anyone with a passion for community arts and the ability to inspire innovation in artistic thinking and communication.

The Poetry Privy project is aimed at engaging people from the local community that experience barriers to visiting nature and heritage-rich spaces and will delivery the restoration of the Victorian outside loo block, whilst creating something new inside based on the ideas of the project participants from the local community.

The commission is part of a wider Creative and wellness Community initiative that is restoring and repurposing former estate buildings at the site and will result in a Artists Residence and Wellness Centre as well as the Poetry Privy.

Applicants for Poetry Privy, should be able to manage the historic building repairs, as well as lead new audiences in exploring heritage, and crucially facilitate the reimaging of the site to deliver an immersive art experience in the inside of the privy block.

Applications are sought no later than noon on Tuesday 27th February 2024.

The tender document can be found in the documents tab of this website (https://letstalk.cornwall.gov.uk/14262/widgets/41686/documents/53672), or obtained by contacting charlotte.evans@cornwall.gov.uk

This project is funded by the UK Government through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund.

Cornwall Council has been chosen by Government as a Lead Authority for the fund and is responsible for monitoring the progress of projects funded through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

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