Rural touring in New Zealand

As we continue our ‘International Week’, we are making a stop off in New Zealand. John, Director at Live & Local, visited Arts on Tour NZ, whilst visiting the country in 2011; you can read more about his visit here. John’s visit followed the crippling earthquakes that hit Christchurch and surrounding area, and he met […]

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News from the field: blizzards, bats and a hot air balloon

Today we’re catching up with Frances Newbury and getting an insight into life as the Live & Local Fieldworker based in scenic Derbyshire: “Greetings! I’m Frances and I’m the new Fieldworker for Derbyshire and parts of Staffordshire”. You know, I really must stop introducing myself as the ‘new’ fieldworker as amazingly I’ve worked for Live & Local for five […]

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Introducing The Buffalo Gals

The Buffalo Gals are a six-piece old-time country string band led by champion Maryland fiddler, Kate Lissauer. The Somerset-based band specialises in the old songs, tunes and step-dances of Appalachia and with five performances lined up this week, we sent Becky, our Marketing Assistant, to find out more… The Buffalo Gals (two of whom are […]

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