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We have five artist studios on Hall Street. They have 24 hour access and are located next to The Witham in a central location in the heart of Barnard Castle. To inquire about availability and to arrange a studio visit contact admin@thewitham.org.uk 

The studios are located on Hall Street, Barnard Castle. Several of the studios welcome visitors. Current occupants of the studios include:


We have no current Calls for Artists. Please refer to the Exhibiting and Selling page for more information about bringing your work to The Witham. Thank you.


 


Join The Witham team

Interim Centre Manager

Having successfully built a reputation for delivering a wide range of quality performances and events, as well as running an increasingly popular small café/bar, The Witham is ready to hire a commercially-aware Centre Manager with experience of customer-focused operations to lead our small in-house team to deliver the programme and financial plan for the coming year. 

The successful candidate will be passionate about ensuring a good customer experience in a safe and welcoming environment. He or she will collaborate closely with a small number of accountable Trustees who will use their relevant skills and expertise to help ensure continued artistic success whilst working with the Centre Manager to improve commerciality and financial stability.  

This is a busy, hands-on operational role; some evening and weekend work will be required.

The salary will be in the range of £26 - £29,000 per annum. 

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Please apply with CV and covering letter addressed to Shelagh Avery to admin@thewitham.org.uk

Candidates invited for interview will be sent information about what to expect and how to prepare. 

Closing date for applications: 3 December

Interviews: 11 December

Cafe Assistants (part-time)

We’re looking for part time cafe assistants for The Dispensary Café/Bar at The Witham to help with the daily running of our busy café/bar. Reporting to the Café/ Bar Manager this role requires a lot of can-do attitude, positivity and team player attributes. Ideally the candidate will have previous experience within the hospitality industry, they must be friendly and enthusiastic, yet professional and willing to get their hands dirty. A passion and understanding for healthy food is also beneficial. Please email your CV and covering letter to admin@thewitham.org.uk

Bar Assistants (part-time) for The Dispensary Cafe/Bar at The Witham to help with the running of our busy (predominant) evening bar. Great to have alongside a 9 - 5 job. Reporting to the Café/ Bar Manager this role requires a lot of can-do attitude, positivity and team player attributes. Ideally the candidate will have previous bar work experience. The ideal candidate will possess bags of personality and enthusiasm. This role will include working some weekends and late nights. Please email your CV and covering letter to admin@thewitham.org.uk

The Witham is a cultural and community arts centre situated in the heart of Barnard Castle. The Witham presents a varied arts and events programme of films, live music, dance, theatre productions and screenings, workshops, weekly sessions, family activities, and visual arts exhibitions. The Witham is a busy, well-loved, and well-visited venue.

There are opportunities to sell and exhibit work in three different areas of The Witham (Gallery at The Witham, Shop at The Witham, and Dispensary Gallery at The Witham) each with their own focus.

The Witham encourages group applications from regional, early and mid-career artists wishing to exhibit in The Gallery.

Please download the Visual Arts at The Witham Artist Application Pack for information about applying to sell and exhibit work at The Witham.

The Witham is an exciting arts centre at the heart of Barnard Castle, Teesdale offering a wealth of entertainment and events for communities and commerce.

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