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Civic Artistic Residency Programme – CARP 19
for artists based in the North of England.

CARP is a flexible programme aiming to support artists in the process of creating work, developing and experimenting with new ideas in a nurturing and supportive arts environment

The Civic, Barnsley are seeking Northern artists from any performance and visual arts discipline, at any stage of their career. We are looking to support up to 4 artists or companies, will be offering a minimum of 2 weeks of rehearsal / residency space from April 2019 – March 2020 and have a total budget available of up to £1500 to support bursaries for the CARP programme. We are particularly keen to hear from artists from diverse backgrounds and/or those living with a disability.

To find out more and apply please download the PFD below.


We are looking for people to join our Board and be part of our journey to become an extraordinary destination for the arts.

We have vacancies for people with the following experience:
• Arts Management
• Venue Management
• Audience Development & Marketing
• Commercial Law

The Civic is a young contemporary arts centre based in the centre of Barnsley. The offer includes a 336 seat performance space, contemporary design led gallery space, workspace for creative businesses and a high quality café/bistro. An Arts Council National Portfolio Organisation, The Civic strives to bring high quality art to its audiences whilst also supporting the development and growth of the local economy.

We have been operational for ten years and are facing the universal challenges of unlocking our long term sustainability and strengthening resilience within our organisation.

We are looking for leading professionals with the time and commitment to be able to work with us in driving the venue forward.

We are particularly keen to hear from professionals from diverse backgrounds and those who have experience of large scale capital refurbishment projects.

If you feel you have the skill and expertise we need and you can offer us your time please contact Lucy Melvin, Executive Assistant for an application pack

The closing date for applications is Friday 14th June 2019.

Please see our volunteers page for other opportunities about how you can get involved.