Live and Local are welcoming back Don Kipper for our 2019 Spring/Summer season. We spoke to Accordionist Josh Middleton about the history, the traditions and naturally, Sufi whirling. Josh Middleton, when asked about his most memorable show experience, jumps straight in: ‘A Sufi Whirling Dervish in a tracksuit, who happened to be passing a gig […]Read More ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: DON KIPPER
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!
“Humans experience woes and tribulations no matter what century they are living in. We all need to find a way through our troubles and music immediately connects us to the great mystery and wonder of being alive…” Jenny M. Thomas – Bush Gothic Bush Bands and Bunyips This year we welcome to our menu Australian […]Read More Artist Spotlight: Bush Gothic
Hello! I am Laura, the Fieldworker for Staffordshire and Derbyshire and I am delighted to be starting this new adventure with Live & Local! I originate from the lovely land of Yorkshire (Leeds) and have been involved in the arts from a young age (surely building treehouses and performing for your family and neighbours count […]Read More Introducing Lovely Laura!
I’m Sophie Kirk and I’m the new Fieldworker for Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire at Live & Local. I’m thrilled to be here! I’m looking forward to working with promotors to bring high quality shows to communities in the East Midlands. Alongside this new adventure with Live & Local, I also work on other exciting arts and […]Read More Meet the Marvellous Sophie!
Hello, I’m Dionne and I am coving the role of Company Administrator whilst the Kirsty is off on maternity leave. I am originally from Warwick, although I now live in beautiful rural south Warwickshire with my family: a MAMIL, two teenage boys and a rescued greyhound. I am very lucky to live in a lovely […]Read More Introducing the delightful Dionne…
Ally and Jo were lucky enough to receive a grant from the NRTF through the Rural Touring Dance Initiative to go and see some dance shows at the Brighton Fringe this year. They packed in as many shows as possible to see if any would be suitable for Rural Touring. Here’s what they had to […]Read More Brighton Fringe