Resources - Touring

10 Top Tips for Tour Booking
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10 Top Tips for Tour Booking

Mark Makin pulls together his most helpful tips for successful tour booking.

Access tips for touring
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Access tips for touring

A list of simple tips for touring companies to integrate access into their tour.

An Artist’s Guide to Oxfordshire Venues
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An Artist’s Guide to Oxfordshire Venues

Inspired by Routes In, directors of venues in Oxfordshire have put together guidance around their artistic policy, programming, and facilities for artists interesting in touring the county.

Applying for Grants for the Arts: Theatre Top Tips
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Applying for Grants for the Arts: Theatre Top Tips

Claudia West, Theatre Relationship Manager for the South East, has pulled together these top tips for applying for a Grants for the Arts from the Arts Council, based on his most "frequently asked questions" during the application process - these have also been recently updated for the new GFTA process.

Booking confirmation email template
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Booking confirmation email template

Useful for both venues and companies, this email template acts as confirmation to a booking negotiation.

Booking confirmation form
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Booking confirmation form

house use this form to confirm all details and pull relevant contact names and numbers together in one document. This is then shared with the venue

Data Sharing policy example
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Data Sharing policy example

We have created this Data Policy example to aid the instigation of discussion between venues and artists about how they collect and share audience data. This policy has been created using best practice recommendations from the Audience Agency and Arts Council England. This resource offers one approach to data sharing and does not constitute as legal advice

Freelance Technician’s agreement
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Freelance Technician’s agreement

This is a sample contract which can be adapted for use when employing a freelance technician.

house marketing copy template
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house marketing copy template

Based on the document which we use for house tours, we have created a Marketing Copy template which is designed to ensure that all relevant brochure information is sent to the venue in a concise fashion first time.

house marketing pack guidance
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house marketing pack guidance

Based on the packs that we create for house tours, we have put together this handy marketing pack guidance sheet which outlines the content needed to support the venue marketing team to better promote your production.