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 film screenings throughout Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire, Rutland, Staffordshire, Warwickshire and Worcestershire. We would like […]

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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 front, where two American officers have been charged with explaining British life to their recently […]

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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 the communities involved with these schemes! Towards the end of the Spring/Summer season, some of […]

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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 been happening at Live & Local. This year we were able to report back that […]

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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 from the evening: “On Tuesday 24 March, Gordon Giltrap played to a sell out audience […]

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St Barnabas Centre, Danesmoor are now officially part of the Live & Local family after successful first event!

Earlier this month, St Barnabas Centre held their first Live & Local performance with Blair Dunlop in Concert. Live & Local Derbyshire fieldworker, Frances Newbury, tells us how the evening went….. “‘Good Evening Danesmoor’ announced Radio 2 award winner, Blair Dunlop as he launched onto the stage as if he were doing a gig at Wembley, […]

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