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Resources tagged with lockdown



New skills for new ways of working

Throughout 2020 the impact of Covid-19 and national lockdown restrictions on local communities, artists and organisations meant that new ways of working and supporting artists in applying for funding for activity was a priority. This case study by MarketPlace looks at the type of commission support and skills development offered and the difference this has … Read more

Lockdown Learning: #5 Risk, failure, learning and resilience

Creative People and Places in Lockdown: responses and learning is a short series of  five case studies that explore the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on CPP projects and how they responded. Each of the five case studies explores a different theme. In the fifth case study Kathryn Welch reflects on some of the themes … Read more

Brighton Open Air Theatre – adapting and learning through a pandemic

Like most arts organisations in the UK, the Covid-19 pandemic has had an enormous impact on the activities of Brighton Open Air Theatre (BOAT). However, the team at BOAT have shown remarkable resilience in implementing changes and learnings into their work throughout the past year, in order to safely welcome families back to their open … Read more

A digital Autumn season with Opera North

When the second lockdown in England was announced and theatres had to close again, Opera North were determined not to let restrictions derail all their preparation and hard work for a second time. Ash Mann, Managing Director at Subtrakt reflects on the challenges this created and the lessons learnt.

Podcast: Ron Evans – the pandemic as a catalyst for creativity

Hannah Mason, Head of Social Entrepreneur Support, Creative United talks to Strategic Advisor Ron Evans about using the pandemic as a catalyst for creativity. One of a series of AMAculturehive podcasts commissioned for The Learning Lounge, AMA Arts Marketing Festival 2020.