Category Archives: Promoters and Communities

Volunteers’ Week 2016: A Big Thank You to You All

With Volunteers Week upon us, who could ask for a better time to celebrate the invaluable contribution that our Volunteer Promoters make to their local communities? Over the last 12 months, our promoters have held over 500 live shows and … Continue reading

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Wychavon Community Recognition Awards are a WOW!

One of our Shindig promoters, Shan, was shortlisted for the Arts Recognition Award at the annual Wychavon Community Recognition Awards that took place on Tuesday 15 March. This event gives volunteers the chance to gain well deserved recognition for their efforts … Continue reading

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Coming soon the 2016 Live & Local Promoter Meetings….

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 … Continue reading

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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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Live & Local’s Marketing Officer, Rosalind, attends the 21st annual Arts Marketing Association Conference in Birmingham!

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 … 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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Live & Local visits East Midlands promoting groups ahead of exciting chapter for the schemes…

As some of you may know, Live & Local will be taking over the management of the East Midlands rural touring schemes (Centre Stage – Leicestershire, Village Ventures – Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire Rural and Community Touring) during 2015 and we’re very excited to start working with … Continue reading

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