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Applications open for June Clore Short Course

Training course for next generation of cultural leaders will take place in Oxfordshire from 5-16th June 2017

The Clore Short Course is a two-week residential course providing intensive training in the essential knowledge and skills required by cultural leaders today. 

It covers a wide range of skills including strategy, finance, fundraising, risk management, presenting with impact and managing change.

Applications are encouraged from ambitious and creative individuals who aspire to lead and make a difference. You must have at least five years’ paid work experience in the arts, museums and/or libraries sector and to be eligible for a place subsidised by Arts Council England you must be working in England. The course is suitable for people working in organisations as well as freelance artists and people working independently. 

Clore staff will be hosting a Twitter Q&A on Thursday 13th October, 1pm-2pm BST using the hashtag #CloreQandA. They will answer all your application and course questions whether you're a potential applicant or an employer. 


The Short Course Programme is supported by Arts Council England, through a three-year grant to develop sector leaders. To be eligible for a subsidised place, applicants must be working in England and be committed to developing their career as a cultural leader in England.

The subsidised cost of the course is:

  • £950 + VAT for people who work as individuals or those in organisations of 1-15 employees
  • £1,500 + VAT for those in organisations employing 16 -99 employees
  • £2,000 + VAT for those in organisations with 200+ employees

Course dates

5th-16th June 2017, Eynsham Hall, Oxfordshire

How to apply

You can apply via the online application portal. The deadline is 10am, Monday 14th November 2016.

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