Guardian Edinburgh International Television Festival - 'The Network'
As Outreach Co-ordinator East of England for The Network, through March-May 2015 I raised awareness of the programme and encouraged people in the East region to apply. The Network ran 25-28 August 2015 as a free four-day practical course about getting into TV, with mentoring opportunities. The latest news and details can be found at www.geitf.co.uk/thenetwork
From May 2013 until June 2015 I supported SeaChange Arts to develop their financial and administrative systems. To find out more about SeaChange Arts please visit www.seachangearts.org.uk
Superact CIC present... 'Our Big Gig'
During Summer 2013 I was delighted to work for Superact on their national project, Our Big Gig. Our Big Gig promotes community cohesion through the creation of local community music events, bringing people together to celebrate amateur and voluntary music making in their local areas. As Regional Manager for the East of England, I recuited over thirty voluntary event organisers who organised and delivered Our Big Gig events across the East of England. All events took place 11-14th July 2013, look out for news of future events here: www.superact.org.uk/ourbiggig
English National Youth Arts Network
I have been involved with ENYAN as part of their Regional Advisory Panel, and more recently supporting the launch of the online forums. To find out more about ENYAN click here
SHARE Museums East
Working with Hazel Courtley of Norfolk Museums and Archaeology Service, we developed a pilot project supporting several East region museums to develop their learning programmes. Read more about this project on the SHARE Museums East page
Between 2008 and 2012 I worked in a strategic capacity on the regional development of Arts Award across the East of England, including leading on this work during the transition to Arts Council England’s newly created Bridge organisations. As an Art Award Trainer and Support Consultant I continue to work with schools and organisations across the East – click here to read about my offer and forthcoming sessions
During 2010 I co-ordinated the Access Fund, a national small grants fund – work which included supporting applicants, developing resources and making funding recommendations. Click here for full details of the Access Fund
In 2009 I was delighted to be selected by the British Council to travel to China as part of “UK-China 400: Exchange of Future Leaders”. This was an amazing opportunity to share views and best practice with creative practitioners and education workers – the experience has made a lasting impact on my own work