The team at Live & Local had a wonderful time at the NRTF (National Rural Touring Forum) ‘HiVis: Value, Impact and Success of Rural Touring’ conference in Bangor. This is an annual conference where schemes, promoters and artists meet for talks and showcases of work. Read below for some of the things they learnt and […]Read More NRTF CONFERENCE 2019
Here at Live & Local, we are grateful for the passion and dedication our promoters put into staging music, theatre and dance. Swayfield Village Hall told us just how they do it… Swayfield’s Ministry of Fun (MoF) was set up in 2010 in order to put on entertainment in Swayfield Village Hall and bring together […]Read More Venue Spotlight: Swayfield Village Hall
We love working with our venues at Live & Local. Diane at Wren Hall told us about the Hall’s vision for the future. Wren Hall is a bustling hub of community activity in Warwickshire. It is a place where locals and visitors can meet, a place for celebrations and parties, for meetings and gatherings, and […]Read More VENUE SPOTLIGHT: WREN HALL
Actor and writer Nicholas Collett loves rural touring: ‘You find yourself in vastly different places; touring in the Lebanon just after the war finished in 1995 and meeting different people, mainly him bumping into Robert Plant from Led Zeppelin while touring in the Highlands. Memorable for different reasons!’ These are the everyday experiences that rural […]Read More Artist Spotlight: Nicholas Collett
‘A thoroughly professional and enjoyable experience – thank you all!’ David Lane, Crich Glebe Field Centre The Live & Local Showcase & Menu Launches took place this March all over the country – from North Muskham in Nottinghamshire right down to Peopleton in Worcestershire. This is when we show off highlights from the new season […]Read More Live & Local Showcase & Menu Launches 2019
First shows are always exciting for new promoters, even a little nerve-wracking at times! Martin Wood of Wren Hall, Wroxall can attest to this with Wren Hall’s very first Live & Local performance taking place last Saturday night. Kit Holmes and Al Greenwood played to a sold-out crowd in what by all accounts was a resounding […]Read More Rockin’ in Wroxall
Twists and Turns in Bonington The first show of the NEW Live & Local season, Owdyado Theatre Company’s Twisted Tales, took place at Bonington Theatre, Arnold, where the audience was treated to three black comedies inspired by Inside Number Nine and The Twilight Zone. The audience had fun watching the performers become totally different characters […]Read More Our New Season Kicked Off With Some TWISTED TALES!