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
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 the communities involved with these schemes! Towards the end of the Spring/Summer season, some of […]Read More Live & Local visits East Midlands promoting groups ahead of exciting chapter for the schemes…
My name is Eleanor, but you can call me El. I am the newest recruit at Live & Local and I have joined the marketing team as the Marketing Assistant. I have recently finished my degree in English and Drama at Loughborough University and this is my first full-time job. I will find out my […]Read More Welcome our newest recruit… Eleanor!
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!
Throughout March we’ve had our Promoter Meetings in Staffordshire, Warwickshire, Derbyshire and Worcestershire, and what fun they all were! Each meeting started with a presentation by John Laidlaw, Executive Director of Live & Local, who gave an overview of what’s been happening at Live & Local. This year we were able to report back that […]Read More Promoter Meetings 2015!
We have plenty of exciting film screenings taking place over spring and summer, so we thought it was about time that you met an important member of the Big Picture Show team….our Screening Manager Greg Morss! Big Picture Show’s Manager, Sally Rew, caught up with Greg at a recent screening at Colwich & Little Haywood […]Read More Meet Greg – our Big Picture Show Screening Manager
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
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…
Hello! I’d like to introduce myself, I’m Julia the new Worcestershire and Warwickshire Fieldworker for Live & Local. Based at HQ in Warwick I’m going to be out and about supporting current and recruiting new Promoters. I’m part time, three days a week on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Previously I worked for Birmingham Museums Trust; […]Read More A warm welcome to JULIA, Live & Local’s new Worcestershire and Warwickshire Fieldworker……