Category Archives: International

Live & Local Announces East Midlands Expansion…

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, … Continue reading

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On the road in Western Australia

We’re enjoying the last few shows of the spring and busy behind the scenes curating the autumn programme of shows. It’s grey, gloomy and chilly outside so we thought we’d brighten your day with an update from our rural touring … Continue reading

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James Hickman and Dan Cassidy – a transatlantic duo

Today we meet transatlantic pairing, James Hickman and Dan Cassidy, as they get ready to make their way through Derbeyshire from 16th-18th May. James is a home-grown talent born in Shrewsbury, Shropshire, with an upbringing of folk and bluegrass music. … Continue reading

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Expanding horizons: with a little help from our Friends

Live & Local is committed to bringing you surprising shows in surprising places and believes that experiencing and sharing arts from other cultures is important; not only does it expand our horizons but it enriches our lives by offering opportunities … Continue reading

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Rural touring in New Zealand

As we continue our ‘International Week’, we are making a stop off in New Zealand. John, Director at Live & Local, visited Arts on Tour NZ, whilst visiting the country in 2011; you can read more about his visit here. … Continue reading

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A touch of South America: Leo Turner & Carlos Munoz Villalobos

Carlos Muñoz Villalobos and Leo Turner perform music inspired by the rich guitar and folk traditions of South America, adding another destination to our world tour. Carlos is originally from Chile and has performed for over twenty years as a … Continue reading

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A flavour of France: Compagnie Animotion

As we continue with our trip around the world with ‘International Week’ we are going to introduce you to a few of the acts that have come far and wide. Today we are having a quick catch-up with Compagnie Animotion … Continue reading

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