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!
Julia Snowdin, our Warwickshire and Worcestershire Fieldworker, has been busy recruiting new promoting groups to Live & Local. She has put together this post to tell us a little bit more about a new addition to our rural touring family in Warwickshire….. Julia: What an exciting first five months I’ve had! I’ve been to many […]Read More Ladbroke Village Hall joins the Live & Local family!
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
After a successful campaign Warwickshire County Council has reversed its decision to cut funding for Live & Local in 2015-16. This means we are secure in providing shows to our promoters and audiences for another year, although we are not sure what’s in store further ahead. Everyone at Live & Local would like to THANK […]Read More Live & Local THANKS YOU for all your support!
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……
It’s been all change recently at Live & Local HQ with new jobs and new faces in the office! Over the past few years we have been very successful at developing new areas of work such as the EU funded Arts On Our Doorstep (in partnership with Warwickshire County Arts Service) and Big Picture Show […]Read More Challenges and Changes…
“Up there with the best of them – amazing musicians.” – BBC Radio 2 Folk Show “An impressive set, with arrangements that allow for fine fiddle work and bursts of furious percussion….” Robin Denselow The Guardian Folk has always been a popular genre of music, with the spectrum ranging from the greats like Bob Dylan […]Read More Meet The Urban Folk Quartet: the band taking the international folk scene (and local villages) by storm!
We asked the company’s director/producer, Arne Pohlmeier, and actress Dilek Rose a few questions about what makes their show unique, the challenges they faced and what lies ahead for Two Gent Productions? “If I be waspish, best beware my sting” Katherine Act 2, Scene1 The Taming of the Shrew What makes your The Taming of […]Read More This week Two Gents Productions are performing their unique version of Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew.