Professional Development

We are committed to developing the touring sector in our region, and one of the ways we do this is by delivering a variety of development opportunities for both venues and artists from across the South East of England.

Upcoming opportunities


Arts Council England & Norfolk Arts Forum Funding Seminar

Free funding seminar and surgery for arts organisations and individuals who are interested in applying for funding from Arts Council England and keen to know more about the funding streams and initiatives available including Grants for the Arts and strategic funds, followed by a question and answer session. Norfolk Arts Forum will also provide information on the funding available for arts projects from Norfolk County Council.

Tue 23 May 2017, 10:00 – 12:00

The Garage, 14 Chapel Field North, NORWICH, NR2 1NY


house training: touring to regional venues

Mark Makin, house touring associate, theatre producer and tour booker will introduce you to the basic set of skills and specialist knowledge that you need to successfully book a tour and approach regional venues about your work.

Tue 23 May 2017, 13:30 – 17:30

The Garage, 14 Chapel Field North, NORWICH, NR2 1NY


house training: marketing for artists and companies

This half-day training session will teach you the principles of marketing and how to apply them to the arts. It will cover design and print, copywriting, content creation and social media. It is suited to artists or companies with experience of putting on work in professional venues that want to improve their knowledge and practice.

Wed 24 May 2017, 9:30 – 12:30

The Garage, 14 Chapel Field North, NORWICH, NR2 1NY