Venue Network Day March 2018

girl jumping with logo
bringing venues together from across the South East

Friday 09 March 2018, 11:00 – 16:30
John Lyon Education Studio, National Theatre, London

This venue network day will feature inspirational speaker and equality activist Mena Fombo on:
‘Nod, Smile, Agree … Act  an honest conversation about inclusion within the arts’

Plus, a panel of artists and companies initiating change, and a session with arts-focussed data specialists Golant Media Ventures on the new data protection regulations (GDPR).

Don’t miss this chance to network with peers, explore new ideas and have meaningful conversations that will leave you feeling inspired.


This event is run by house, a venue network and touring initiative based in the South East of England. It is a project delivered by Farnham Maltings with support from Arts Council England, Esmee Fairbairn Foundation and an advisory group of regional programmers and producers.

Please arrive from 10.30am for coffee and registration, to begin at 11am.

We invite members of venue programming and marketing teams to join us and take part in the day; although other team members are also welcome.

Getting there: for directions please visit the studio webpage.

The studio is wheelchair accessible and welcomes registered assistance dogs. Please let us know when booking if you have any access requirements.

Please let us know if you require a Carer/Personal Assistant ticket or if you require a BSL interpreter.

If you have any questions, please contact Steph Richardson.


photo 3

Mena Fombo

About Mena Fombo
Mena Fombo is a purposeful coach, facilitator, speaker, consultant and activist. Underpinning all her work is a commitment to promoting and campaignin for equity and equality. Mena Fombo is an Arts Council England Agent for Change, supporting NPOs to address the Creative Case. She is the woman behind the campaign ‘No. You Cannot Touch My Hair’, which has attracted contributions from around the world and featured at TEDx Bristol in November 2017.