“Humans experience woes and tribulations no matter what century they are living in. We all need to find a way through our troubles and music immediately connects us to the great mystery and wonder of being alive…” Jenny M. Thomas – Bush Gothic Bush Bands and Bunyips This year we welcome to our menu Australian […]Read More Artist Spotlight: Bush Gothic
We enjoyed a fantastic few days at Worcester University for the New Directions Showcase 2018 and this year it was our turn to host the event alongside NRTF (National Rural Touring Forum). After many hours of decorating, the sports hall was transformed into Worcester University’s very own ‘Village Hall’ – the area used by delegates […]Read More New Directions Showcase 2018
Our latest post is brought to you from our Warwickshire & Worcestershire Fieldworker, Julia, who visited a festival in Worcestershire to see a wonderful piece of pop up performance called ‘The Whale’ as part of the Shindig scheme… This summer we had a series of special pop up events across Worcestershire as part of the […]Read More Julia’s summer visit to ‘Jonah & The Whale’ by Talking Birds……
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
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!
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