October is fast approaching and that can only mean one thing: the start of your new Live & Local season. Alongside stunning new acts, a selection of familiar faces will also be returning to the stage. We’ve selected a few newbies who are touring with Live & Local this year– read on and learn about […]Read More New Season AW19/20 – Fresh Faces
October is fast approaching and that can only mean one thing: the start of your new Live & Local season. Alongside stunning new acts, a selection of familiar faces will also be returning to the stage. We’ve selected a few of these familiar – and fantastic – acts so read on and see whether you […]Read More New Season AW19/20 – Familiar Faces
The team at Live & Local had a wonderful time at the NRTF (National Rural Touring Forum) ‘HiVis: Value, Impact and Success of Rural Touring’ conference in Bangor. This is an annual conference where schemes, promoters and artists meet for talks and showcases of work. Read below for some of the things they learnt and […]Read More NRTF CONFERENCE 2019
In very exciting news for the friends and extended family of Live & Local, our Executive Director John Laidlaw has been appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the Queen’s Birthday 2019 Honours List for services to the Arts. We’re as pleased as punch that John has been recognised […]Read More John Laidlaw, Executive Director of Live & Local, awarded MBE
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
The 2016 Live & Local Promoter Meetings promise to be better than ever! After visiting Village Ventures, Centre Stage & Lincolnshire Rural & Community Touring Promoter Meetings last year, we felt very inspired to jazz ours up a bit. This year you can expect one brilliant band performance, a thrilling theatre or dance piece, a […]Read More Coming soon the 2016 Live & Local Promoter Meetings….
Theatre company, Fol Espoir, are touring their show Instructions for American Servicemen in Britain with Live & Local/Shindig. Inspired by the 1942 pamphlet given to GIs on their way to Blighty, the show takes the audience back to the British home front, where two American officers have been charged with explaining British life to their recently […]Read More The brilliantly funny Instructions for American Servicemen in Britain is coming to villages across Derbyshire, Staffordshire and Worcestershire……