Marchington Village Hall Committee joined the Live & Local network in East Staffordshire in 1993, since which time they have promoted 33 performances for their local community. Mike and Gill Williamson took over the role of Promoter in 1999 and have devoted many hours to selecting, promoting and coordinating Live & Local events. They and their helpers have built up the events from a fairly hard sell in the early days to recent events where there is inevitably a scramble for tickets. Mike and Gill have now taken a step back and have found a new Promoter who will take over the coordination of events at the hall. To celebrate their contribution to the scheme over the past ten years, we asked them what what they had enjoyed about being Promoters and why the scheme was important to Marchington.