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!
Throughout March we’ve had our Promoter Meetings in Staffordshire, Warwickshire, Derbyshire and Worcestershire, and what fun they all were! Each meeting started with a presentation by John Laidlaw, Executive Director of Live & Local, who gave an overview of what’s been happening at Live & Local. This year we were able to report back that […]Read More Promoter Meetings 2015!
The Friends of Eastwood Park in Hasland, Chesterfield, recently held their very first Live & Local event when they hosted An Evening with Gordon Giltrap at Hasland Village Hall. Gill Horn, Treasurer of Friends of Eastwood Park shares her report from the evening: “On Tuesday 24 March, Gordon Giltrap played to a sell out audience […]Read More SELL OUT SUCCESS IN CHESTERFIELD
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…
Following Frances Newbury’s (Derbyshire Fieldworker) piece about new promoter St Barnabas in Danesmoor, Frances is delighted to welcome several other new promoters this Autumn to our Live & Local network in Derbyshire. Pinxton Parish Council in Bolsover had their first two shows this season, hosting our showcase event in October – My Big Fat Cowpat […]Read More Welcome to more new promoters in Derbyshire….
It’s been all change recently at Live & Local HQ with new jobs and new faces in the office! Over the past few years we have been very successful at developing new areas of work such as the EU funded Arts On Our Doorstep (in partnership with Warwickshire County Arts Service) and Big Picture Show […]Read More Challenges and Changes…