Arts projects on Jurassic Coast

PUBLISHED: 16:26 05 August 2008 | UPDATED: 22:08 15 June 2010

TUESDAY, AUGUST 5: A JURASSIC Coast arts co-ordinator has been appointed to boost the artistic work of Dorset and Devon's World Heritage Site. Daisy Sutcliffe will help bring together artists, earth scientists and communities along the historic coastline as part of the arts

A JURASSIC Coast arts co-ordinator has been appointed to boost the artistic work of Dorset and Devon's World Heritage Site.Daisy Sutcliffe will help bring together artists, earth scientists and communities along the historic coastline as part of the arts programme.The scheme aims to support and develop a range of art projects, events, festivals, exhibitions, artist residencies and exchanges - all inspired by the coastline.Daisy said: "I'm thrilled that I have been given the opportunity to work on such an exciting and forward-thinking project. "I have been coming to the coast to visit my family several times a year all my life, and have always wanted to be able to get more closely involved in the community."The appointment is for three years initially, and has been supported by a number of organisations, including the Arts Council England.Executive director for Arts Council England South West Nick Capaldi said: "We are delighted to support this ground-breaking programme. The Jurassic Coast is an inspirational setting and where the eyes of the world will be upon us during the 2012 Olympics."The work will provide the opportunity to bring the very best arts from the south west and beyond to reach out and inspire residents and visitors."Daisy is launching a 'How to Get Involved' guide, which is available to download from www.jurassiccoast.com/arts.

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