Resources

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.


Accessibility in video conferencing and remote meetings (Drake Music)
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Accessibility in video conferencing and remote meetings (Drake Music)

Drake Music have been researching and learning about accessibility in video conferencing/online meetings/remote music sessions.
Here are some of the things they have learned from their experience of delivering webinars and working remotely.

Copy and paste link if button broken: https://www.drakemusic.org/blog/becky-morris-knight/accessibility-in-video-conferencing-and-remote-meetings/

Accessing Access: A theatre maker’s attempt to make his work more accessible, and how venues/organisations might be able to help
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Accessing Access: A theatre maker’s attempt to make his work more accessible, and how venues/organisations might be able to help

A resource by Paul O'Donnell sharing his journey into accessible theatre and how venues and organisations could help

ACE self-evaluation toolkit
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ACE self-evaluation toolkit

Arts Council England Self Evaluation toolkit for people, companies and partnerships in the arts, cultural and creative sectors.

AMA: Resources to support you through coronavirus
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AMA: Resources to support you through coronavirus

As the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation is developing and we are working in uncertain times, Arts Marketing Association are pulling together resources to help you find relevant information for the arts, culture and heritage sector.

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https://www.a-m-a.co.uk/coronavirus-covid-19-resources/?utm_source=members%20personal%20email%2020%20march&utm_medium=personal%2

An Accessible Marketing Guide
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An Accessible Marketing Guide

20 simple ways of making your marketing more accessible.

By Jennifer Tomkins, Head of Marketing and Development, Artsadmin and Jo Verrent, Senior Producer, Unlimited

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.

Artist Welcome Pack
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Artist Welcome Pack

An example of a welcome pack for visiting artists and companies, from the team at Cambridge Junction.

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

Building relationships with people new to the arts: Some tips and approaches
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Building relationships with people new to the arts: Some tips and approaches

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.

Building Sustainability in Creative Ways by Dr Jonathan Gross
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Building Sustainability in Creative Ways by Dr Jonathan Gross

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.

Captioning information for receiving venues
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Captioning information for receiving venues

An information sheet dedicated to links and advice on receiving captioned performances at your venue. Kindly provided by STAGETEXT.

Cards for Inclusion
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Cards for Inclusion

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.

COVID-19 compliant: official UK mark to signal that your business is following COVID-19 guidelines
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COVID-19 compliant: official UK mark to signal that your business is following COVID-19 guidelines

“We’re Good To Go” is the official UK mark to signal that a tourism and hospitality business has worked hard to follow Government and industry COVID-19 guidelines and has a process in place to maintain cleanliness and aid social distancing.

Click the link to find out more and apply to use the kitemark.