Category Archives: Shows

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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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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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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Promoter Meetings 2015!

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 … 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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