Category Archives: Performers

Julia’s summer visit to ‘Jonah & The Whale’ by Talking Birds……

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 … Continue reading

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The brilliantly funny Instructions for American Servicemen in Britain is coming to villages across Derbyshire, Staffordshire and Worcestershire……

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 … Continue reading

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NRTF Conference 2015 – Engaging Performance and Exciting Projects

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 … Continue reading

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Say hello to our new Administration Assistant…..KATY!

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 … Continue reading

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SELL OUT SUCCESS IN CHESTERFIELD

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 … Continue reading

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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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St Barnabas Centre, Danesmoor are now officially part of the Live & Local family after successful first event!

Earlier this month, St Barnabas Centre held their first Live & Local performance with Blair Dunlop in Concert. Live & Local Derbyshire fieldworker, Frances Newbury, tells us how the evening went….. “‘Good Evening Danesmoor’ announced Radio 2 award winner, Blair Dunlop … Continue reading

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