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Small grants fund established for performers at To Absent Friends festival

To Absent Friends is an annual festival of storytelling and remembrance that takes place across Scotland each November. A chance to celebrate and remember people who have died, the festival encompasses a range of public and community events including concerts, music nights, exhibitions and spoken word. 

All kinds of community groups are welcome to apply for a small grant and be part of the festival including choirs, orchestras, school groups, jazz bands, brass bands etc. Joint applications are also welcome if several groups would like to work together to put on a performance. 

The deadline for applications is 23 August 2017. Where an application has proved successful, Scottish Partnership for Palliative Care aim to provide funding as soon as possible so it is reccomended that you submit your application as soon as possible. 

For further information on the To Absent Friends festival and the small grant fund please visit their website


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