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……
This year the National Rural Touring Forum (NRTF) Annual Conference was held in Norfolk at Wymondham College and the Live & Local team were taken back to their school days with presentations taking part in the college’s classrooms, library and gym, as well as meal times in the refectory and a 7.30am fire alarm! The […]Read More NRTF Conference 2015 – Engaging Performance and Exciting Projects
My name is Eleanor, but you can call me El. I am the newest recruit at Live & Local and I have joined the marketing team as the Marketing Assistant. I have recently finished my degree in English and Drama at Loughborough University and this is my first full-time job. I will find out my […]Read More Welcome our newest recruit… Eleanor!
Hi all, I’m Katy, the new Assistant Administrator for Live & Local. I work full time and I’m here to support the Company Administrator, Kirsty, with the day-to-day running of the office. I am a point of contact for any Community Touring Scheme, Big Picture Show and financial enquiries and, if you call the office, […]Read More Say hello to our new Administration Assistant…..KATY!