01484 951108 office@huddlitfest.org.uk

01484 951108 office@huddlitfest.org.uk

01484 951108 office@huddlitfest.org.uk

Cultural Connections

£25.00 £20.00

**SAVE** Early Bird Tickets at the discounted price of £20 are now available until 31 December 2019.

Date: 26 March 2020 at 10:30am

Venue: Heritage Quay, University of Huddersfield, Queensgate HD1 3DH

Cultural Connections is a one-day conference for book festival organisers and arts practitioners.

Our 2019 inaugural meet up saw more than 50 people working in the arts coming together to network, share best practice and take part in discussion sessions. We hope you can join us for our follow-up conference.

10.30am Registration
11am-11.15am Welcome and introduction to the new Cultural Connections forum from Michelle Hodgson, HLF Director
11.15am-12.30pm Marketing & Publicity, growing your audience and approaching the media. With Faye Dawson of Leeds-based Faye Dawson PRPaul Burston, author, journalist and founder of Polari LGBT+ literary salon, and David Barnett, author and journalist.
12.30am-1.30pm Networking Lunch
1.30pm-2.30pm Programming: approaching publicists, joint programming, fees and costs
2.30-3.15pm Workshops. Choose one of the following: 1. Attracting 12-18s to your events, with author Melvyn Burgess, 2. Volunteer recruitment and training with HLF Festival Manager Julia Lilof
3.15pm-3.30pm Break
3.30pm-4.30pm Funding, grants and sponsorship, with Stephen May, Literature Relationship Manager, Arts Council + another speaker tbc

For the venue Access Guide click here AccessAble

Please note that the conference is for arts organisers, not individual artists.

75 in stock

Event Details

Date: March 26, 2020

Start time: 10:30 a.m.

End time: 04:30 p.m.

Venue: Heritage Quay, University of Huddersfield, Queensgate HD1 3DH

Phone: 01484951108

Email: info@huddlitfest.org.uk

Description

Cultural Connections is a one-day conference for book festival organisers and arts practitioners.

Our 2019 inaugural meet up saw more than 50 people working in the arts coming together to network, share best practice and take part in discussion sessions. We hope you can join us for our follow-up conference.

10.30am Registration
11am-11.15am Welcome and introduction to the new Cultural Connections forum from Michelle Hodgson, HLF Director
11.15am-12.30pm Marketing & Publicity, growing your audience and approaching the media. With Faye Dawson of Leeds-based Faye Dawson PRPaul Burston, author, journalist and founder of Polari LGBT+ literary salon, and David Barnett, author and journalist.
12.30am-1.30pm Networking Lunch (included in the ticket price)
1.30pm-2.30pm Programming: approaching publicists, joint programming, fees and costs
2.30-3.15pm Workshops. Choose one of the following: 1. Attracting 12-18s to your events, with author Melvyn Burgess, 2. Volunteer recruitment and training with HLF Festival Manager Julia Lilof
3.15pm-3.30pm Break
3.30pm-4.30pm Funding, grants and sponsorship, with Stephen May, Literature Relationship Manager, Arts Council + another speaker tbc

For the venue Access Guide click here AccessAble

Additional information

Date

26 March 2020

Time

10.30am-4.30pm

Venue

Heritage Quay, University of Huddersfield, Queensgate HD1 3DH

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