BPS RECOMMENDS: WOMEN IN FILM

In celebration of International Women’s Day on Monday 8th March, we’re sharing our top picks of films with feminist themes, strong female leads, female directors and women’s stories. You’ll also find information about our next Big Picture Show Online screening, a free dance show from Rural Touring Dance Initiative and a whole host of free films from our friends over at WOW Film Festival.

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Live & Local Brand Rationalisation

From the start of the new Autumn 2019 season, Live & Local is phasing out the ‘Shindig’, ‘Centre Stage’, ‘Village Ventures’ and ‘Lincolnshire Rural & Community Touring’ brands and is renaming all its county networks Live & Local (followed by the county name) e.g. Live & Local Nottinghamshire, Live & Local Worcestershire.  This will ensure […]

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Village Halls Week

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 […]

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Volunteers’ Week 2016: A Big Thank You to You All

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 […]

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Live & Local’s Marketing Officer, Rosalind, attends the 21st annual Arts Marketing Association Conference in Birmingham!

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 […]

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