Mark Makin pulls together his most helpful tips for successful tour booking.
Resources - Touring
A list of simple tips for touring companies to integrate access into their tour.
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.
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.
Useful for both venues and companies, this email template acts as confirmation to a booking negotiation.
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
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
This is a sample contract which can be adapted for use when employing a freelance technician.
Including some green clauses in your rider can be a powerful communications tool and encourage change towards a more sustainable touring sector across the venues and events you play at.
In this document, there are some ideas for 'green' clauses for inclusion either in a standalone Green Rider or as part of your tech or hospitality riders.
Created by Julie's Bicycle
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.
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.
A guide to all things press related for companies and venues alike, created by the house press officer.
Tips from house programme manager Mark Makin on what to consider when touring work internationally.
An international touring guide written by Gary Hills for the caravan showcase (www.caravanshowcase.org.uk)
Highlights rural touring scheme, based across Cumbria, County Durham and Northumberland, have put together this list of practical considerations for companies touring rurally.