Making it Happen: When, Where and With What?

Free event for emerging producers, and artists
who want to find out more about producing their own work

Friday 23rd January, 2pm – 6.30pm, Venue 2 at Rich Mix

Tamasha’s Artistic Director, Fin Kennedy will host the event here at Rich Mix. The day will include:

Arts Council Grants for the Arts presentation:
A presentation by representatives from Arts Council England’s London Theatre Team - they will talk through applying to the open "Grants for the Arts"  funding stream including the application and decision making processes; so you can be better equipped and more confident about making applications to support your work and allow time for questions afterwards.

Panel discussion with venues and producers:
Venues and producers from around London will talk about how they got into the field, what their current roles entail and how they work with artists - see list below. The panel will also answer any questions you may have regarding approaching venues, raising finance, budgets, different models, marketing, building relationships with the press and more.

Outline timings for the afternoon in Venue 2, 4th Floor, Rich Mix, E1:
2.00 - 2.15 - Introduction
2.15 - 3.45pm – Arts Council England presentation + Q&A
3.45 - 4.15pm - Break
4.15 - 5.30pm – Venue and producer panel discussion/Q&A  (*panellists subject to change)
  Oliver Carruthers – Rich Mix, Head of Programming
  David Luff – Soho Theatre, Producer 
  Dan Coleman – Tamasha Emerging Producer + Director / Producer of Dawn State
  Fran Rafferty – Lyric Hammersmith, Producer
  Ine Van Riet – Bush Theatre, Development Officer (Trusts) + Freelance Producer
  Fin Kennedy – Tamasha, Co-Artistic Director
5.30 - 6.30pm – Networking

If you'd like to attend this free event, please contact Alex on with "Producing event" in the subject line by Thursday 22 Jan at the latest.

**Please include a sentence on any specific questions or areas of interest that you have in relation to Grants for the Arts and/or for the venues and producers on the panel**

Numbers are strictly limited and will be offered on a first come, first served basis. The session will be held at Rich Mix, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, London, E1 6LA. Directions >

[About Grants for the Arts: This is a Lottery-funded grant for individuals, arts organisations and other people who use the arts in their work. They are for activities carried out over a set period and which: "engage people in England in arts activities" and "help artists and arts organisations in England carry out their work". Grants are between £1,000 and £100,000 for activities lasting up to three years.]