Friday, 16 January 2009

thinking out of the box - funding the arts

after the recent questionnaire about local funding conditions there is going to be a series of workshops across Berkshire - fuller info in comments..
28th Jan and 5th Feb 2009


jo thomas said...

Thinking Out of the Box
Future Arts Funding Workshop Day
Are you interested in the future of the Arts in Berkshire? You are invited to a workshop to advise Berkshire Arts: Local Authority Partners (Bracknell Forest Borough Council, Reading Borough Council, Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead, Slough Borough Council, West Berkshire Council and Wokingham Borough Council) on ways to strengthen the flow of funding to the arts across Berkshire.

28 January 2009
Maidenhead Town Hall
5 February 2009
South Street Arts Centre, Reading

There are three workshops each day (six in total), each covering the same topics, but aimed at promoting discussion in four broad areas; funding opportunities for building based organisations (venues and arts centres), individual artists, arts organisations (production and participation) and amateur/voluntary arts.

Please book a place at the workshop which best matches your interests or your availability.

11am 2.30pm 5.30pm
28 January – Maidenhead Town Hall Venues and arts centres Individual artists Amateur/Voluntary Arts
5 February – South Street Arts Centre Venues and arts centres Arts Organisations Individual Artists

Each session will last two hours and will be lead by consultants from David Powell Associates, the company commissioned by Berkshire Arts: Local Authority Partners to support the research, consultations and generating ideas for improving access to future funding.

For more information or to book your place contact Please state which workshop, date and time you would like to attend and provide full contact details.
You will receive the full agenda once you have booked your place. Places are limited so book as early as possible.

Venue details
Maidenhead Town Hall is about 5 minutes walk from the main station, with the main entrance in St Ives Road. Parking is best found at the larger car parks off St Cloud Way and Market Street.
Please come to the main customer services reception area and ask for the Ascot/Bray meeting room boked for Future Arts Funding -

South Street Arts Centre - 21 South Street, Reading RG1 4QU
South Street can be found on the south side of Reading town centre, on the corner of South Street and East Street, near The Oracle.

jo thomas said...

the formatting was unclear so
the topics for local workshops at South St on 5th Feb:

11am arts centres
2.30pm arts organisations
5.30pm individual artists

contact Faith and book first

alabama whirly said...

thanks for that Jo - did you receive this by email originally, thank you for posting otherwise I'd never have known

blubaz said...

id like to help get funding and know the right people.

jo thomas said...

received email after completing the questionnaire