A sample risk assessment to accompany a touring technical specification, to assess and reduce any potential risks.
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An example of a technical rider, used for a touring performance.
An example of a basic contract between a company and a venue.
Auditel and house have come together to explore the top ways venues could be saving money. Auditel have been helping organisations reduce costs and boost profits since 1994.
TRG Arts and Purple Seven have partnered to provide real-time intelligence and advice to the arts and cultural sector on the economic impact of COVID-19. This partnership allows us to bring together live sales feeds from hundreds of venues around the world to effectively provide data analysis, counsel on insights, and resources for lobbying government relief packages to ensure we travel through and beyond the immediate crisis.
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The Seven Inclusive Principles aim to help give cultural organisations and individuals the tools to approach Covid-19 recovery and delivery through the lens of Disability and relevant Equality Legislation. The seven clear principles will support the industry to make decisions inclusively, to go beyond compliance and celebrate diversity. We believe this will have wide-ranging social, economic and ethical impact for arts and culture.
Show reports are intended to give the creative team and managers of a production a feel for how consistently the show is running and whether there are any concerns that need to be addressed. Remember that this is only one example- it is often helpful to check with the director/producer whether there is specific information they would like to see included. Any action points should also be mentioned to the person directly. This report can be used for a touring or resident show, and was created by Heather Rose from house.
Independent theatre consultant, Sean Egan, explains social investment tax relief and what it means for arts organisations in this handy one-pager.
With a growing popularity of audience clubs within London, we have created a resource with club examples and advice for regional venues to begin a similar initiative.
Here is an example of a children's activity pack for staying at home.
Unique Voice recognise the importance of creativity and play in children’s lives. Whilst practising social distancing, they want to encourage families to pursue creative outlets.
"Inside this pack you will find 30 different activities that you can partake in with the young people in your household. We have chosen activities that require as little resources as possible to ensure there are plenty of things for you to do without having to leave your home. You can do these activities for fun or even incorporate them into your child’s home learning."
In celebration of World Kindness Day, People United have launched their third research report, Taking Care: The Art of Kindness. People United have presented at numerous house Venue Network Days, including 'The Culture of Caring' in September 2018.
This form is sent from Oxford Playhouse to visiting companies prior to their performances, in order to gather related technical information.
A helpful document exploring how to better welcome people with dementia into your organisation.
Created by house, this one page document explains 10 tips for pitching an idea to potential partners.
When you bring your show to a venue, on a split or a hire basis, someone at the venue will be in charge of marketing it. Here are Marketing Manager Alex Coke’s top tips to help that relationship go smoothly.