In celebration of #villagehallsweek our very own poet and esteemed colleague, Emilie Lauren Jones has penned us a few verses to explain why we love village halls. Welcome to our Village Hall Drive slow sign, winding road, tapestry hedges, flower beds, Brasso-ed plaque, sandstone wall, black-out curtains, open door – Welcome to our […]Read More Village Halls Week
With Volunteers Week upon us, who could ask for a better time to celebrate the invaluable contribution that our Volunteer Promoters make to their local communities? Over the last 12 months, our promoters have held over 500 live shows and film screenings throughout Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire, Rutland, Staffordshire, Warwickshire and Worcestershire. We would like […]Read More Volunteers’ Week 2016: A Big Thank You to You All
This summer, with funding from Film Hub South West & West Midlands, I attended my very first Arts Marketing Association (AMA) Conference. The AMA is a not-for-profit organisation, providing a community of knowledge for arts professionals passionate about bringing arts and audiences together. This year’s theme was ‘Stay Curious’ and over 600 arts marketing professionals […]Read More Live & Local’s Marketing Officer, Rosalind, attends the 21st annual Arts Marketing Association Conference in Birmingham!
We have plenty of exciting film screenings taking place over spring and summer, so we thought it was about time that you met an important member of the Big Picture Show team….our Screening Manager Greg Morss! Big Picture Show’s Manager, Sally Rew, caught up with Greg at a recent screening at Colwich & Little Haywood […]Read More Meet Greg – our Big Picture Show Screening Manager
We have some exciting news! During 2015 Live & Local will be taking on the management of three touring schemes in the East Midlands. These rural touring schemes are currently coordinated by Nottinghamshire County Council (NCC); Village Ventures in Nottinghamshire, Centre Stage in Leicestershire and Lincolnshire Rural & Community Touring. NCC will maintain the level […]Read More Live & Local Announces East Midlands Expansion…
We’re delighted to announce that Big Picture Show is bringing the cinema experience to villages in Staffordshire thanks to funding support from Staffordshire County Council and Film Hub North West Central: proud to be a part of the BFI Film Audience Network. The launch of Big Picture Show kicked off with two packed out screenings of the popular […]Read More Coming soon to a venue near you: film screenings in Staffordshire
In May, Live & Local’s cinema project Big Picture Show held a premiere screening of archive footage of historic Warwickshire. The film was specially commissioned from the Media Archive for Central England and was screened at the Court House in Warwick as part of the Warwick 1100th Anniversary celebrations. The footage was a very entertaining […]Read More Big Picture Show: Historic Warwickshire