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
Live & Local’s Development & Projects Manager, Chris Davis, and Warwickshire & Worcestershire Fieldworker, Julia Thompson, have been working since November 2015 to bring to fruition two new exciting projects for Warwickshire. We’re eager to share our news about the brilliant new projects with you and Julia has written this weeks blog post to tell […]Read More Discover our new Chedham’s Stories project…
This summer, with funding from Film Hub South West & West Midlands, I attended my very first Arts Marketing Association (AMA) Conference. The AMA is a not-for-profit organisation, providing a community of knowledge for arts professionals passionate about bringing arts and audiences together. This year’s theme was ‘Stay Curious’ and over 600 arts marketing professionals […]Read More Live & Local’s Marketing Officer, Rosalind, attends the 21st annual Arts Marketing Association Conference in Birmingham!
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
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…
In May, Live & Local’s cinema project Big Picture Show held a premiere screening of archive footage of historic Warwickshire. The film was specially commissioned from the Media Archive for Central England and was screened at the Court House in Warwick as part of the Warwick 1100th Anniversary celebrations. The footage was a very entertaining […]Read More Big Picture Show: Historic Warwickshire
In March this year we held our annual Promoter Meetings. They are a great opportunity for the Live & Local team, and local authority officers, to meet many of the new and existing promoters. It’s a fantastic chance to share knowledge and experiences with each other and resolve any queries. These meetings are also the point in […]Read More Promoter Meetings 2014/15