An example of a welcome pack for visiting artists and companies, from the team at Cambridge Junction.
In the spirit of generosity, house has put together this resource section as a place where you can find and share documentation to support general working theatre knowledge and practice.
house is neither liable nor responsible for any use, misuse, miscommunication or misunderstandings from, or the content of any documents available to download.
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
Creative People and Places (CPP) is at the Arts Marketing Association’s conference in Edinburgh this week, with a panel session exploring how to develop relationships with people who don’t currently engage in the arts.
Eleanor Turney spoke to the three panellists and other members of the CPP network about tips and approaches to engaging new audiences.
Dr Jonathan Gross was the keynote speaker at the house venue network day The Wisdom of Being Bold, held on 19 September 2017. His talk, entitled Building Sustainability in Creative Ways, explored the nature and value of cultural opportunity. This resource is the visual presentation that accompanied his discussion.
Jonathan is based in the department of Culture, Media and Creative Industries at King's College London, where he has recently co-authored two reports: Towards Cultural Democracy: Promoting Cultural Capabilities for Everyone (2017) and Caring for Cultural Freedom: An Ecological Approach to Supporting Young People’s Cultural Learning (forthcoming), and works with cultural organisations, audiences and 'creative citizens' in locations across the UK.
An information sheet dedicated to links and advice on receiving captioned performances at your venue. Kindly provided by STAGETEXT.
Cards for Inclusion is a card game helping those in the arts sector explore how barriers can be removed and how we all can make whatever we offer more accessible to disabled people.
To be used when working with a designer, this example Creative Brief template is courtesy of Joe Roberts of the Tobacco Factory Theatre in Bristol.
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
Form to send to venues to finalise a workshop booking agreement.
Plenty Productions shares its experience of developing new audiences for its show Snakes and Ladders through outreach and targeted marketing activity.
Via Culture Hive.
Toby Ealden, Artistic Director of Zest Theatre, recorded a presentation for house's Venue Network Day on 4 October 2019. He explores how Zest makes new work with and for young people, and how venues could better connect with young audiences.
The video is 16 minutes long, and was recorded specifically for house.
A shining example of a marketing pack from The Handlebards.
A shining example of a marketing pack from Zest Theatre
Sarah Wilson, house Marketing Support Officer, has created a Visual Story in 2013 for Farnham Maltings with the aim to engage with, and welcome, community members who have autism to the building.
A Visual Story aims to support children, young people and adults with autism, communication difficulties, other learning disabilities and those with English as a second language.
Please feel free to download this Visual Story to help you create a similar document for your venue or tour.