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.


girl jumping with logohouse Venue Network Day – bringing venues together from across the South East
Friday 09 March 2018, 11am-4.30pm, National Theatre, London

Featuring inspirational speaker and equality activist Mena Fombo, a panel of artists and companies initiating change, and a session with arts-focused data specialists Golant Media Ventures on the new data protection regulations (GDPR).


house touring traininghouse Training: Touring to Regional Venues 
Tuesday 27 March 2018, 1.30pm-5pm, The Point, Eastleigh 
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.


house touring trainingArts Council England Funding Seminar
Wednesday 28 March 2018, 10am-12.30pm, The Point, Eastleigh 
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.


house touring training

house Training: Marketing for Artists and Companies
Wednesday 28 March 2018, 2pm – 5.30pm, The Point, Eastleigh
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.



girl jumping with logohouse Venue Network Day

Tuesday 11 September 2018, London TBC



Bite Size Marketing

house Venue Marketing Network Days

May 2018, TBC
November 2018, TBC




Pitch Up

June 2018, TBC
November 2018, TBC