February 2015: New guidance on Data Protection is coming soon and information here will be updated as soon as possible For touring companies audience data – and who has access to it – is a contentious issue. This guide is primarily for touring companies, but venue staff might find it interesting to see the arguments from … Read more
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Orchestras Live is a national music charity that takes professional orchestras to rural venues to enable as many people as possible to experience live world class orchestral music. Each year they work with over 60 promoter partners, ranging from professionally run arts centres to voluntary music groups presenting music in community halls and churches. Based on Orchestras … Read more
Generator is recognised as the UK’s leading music development agency and, among other projects, it runs Mapped Out, a development programme for emerging live music promoters. Generator has set up a touring network and supports promoters with practical audience development and marketing. Bob Allan organises Generator’s programme of advice sessions, master classes, training courses, seminars, … Read more
Bradley Manning, the young US soldier who was convicted of releasing the largest set of classified documents ever leaked to the public, spent his early years in west Wales. In 2013 the National Theatre Wales’ (NTW) production The Radicalisation of Bradley Manning, toured around Wales before appearing at the Edinburgh Fringe. Early on in the production process … Read more
Cheek by Jowl (CbJ) is an international theatre company, which operates in-house as an Associate Company at the Barbican Centre in London. As a touring theatre company, CbJ faces the ongoing challenge of trying to capture data, to refine and target their marketing activity, in the absence of any box office information. This case study … Read more
Learn how the Philharmonia Orchestra prepared their audience development bid to Arts Council England’s Strategic Touring Fund. Find out what was learned about the process, even before the success of the application was determined.
This comprehensive guide to market touring arts events includes chapters on setting up a tour, campaign planning, communicating with audiences and monitoring and evaluation. The guide features case studies, top tips and comments from over 60 practitioners and is based on research responses from over 40 companies and 50 venues. As well as being an … Read more