AGM and Members Meeting 25th October 2012
NRTF is holding its AGM and members meeting on 25th October 2012 at The Public in West Bromwich. THE PUBLIC New Street, West Bromwich West Midlands B70 7PG
This event is open to touring scheme and associate NRTF members.
Bookings are going well so if you are an NRTF member now is the time to book your place. - Click the link on the right to go to the booking form. Sorry booking for this event is now closed. Directions and other information can be found in the links to the right.
Discussions will focus on opportunities arising from:
• decibel, Edinburgh and Wales 2011, New Directions 2012 and Edinburgh 2012: how successful have we been in following these up with touring companies showcased and how can we make contacts made work better for the schemes, promoters and venues and for the companies?
• National Strategic Touring Fund: what can we learn from the successful bids so far from the NRTF as partner to the Contact bid and the Creative Arts East bid?
• Jazz Services Rural Touring fund: How will it work and what are the opportunities?
• The new NRTF website and how to get the most from it.
• Young Promoters Network - Contact will provide an interactive training session for those working with Young Promoters to promote Country Boy’s Struggle and others looking to develop this are of work.
This event is for NRTF full and associate members only and will include talks, discussions, workshops and some networking time.
We will make a small charge for lunch and refreshments of £20 per person.
There is also an opportunity to be part of an amazing event at either 5.30pm or 8.00pm on the 25th October.
Birmingham Rep & Black Country Touring in Association with Foursight Theatre present “Eat”, a brand new production for Autumn 2012 & Spring 2013.
We take food for granted; we diet, over-indulge, grab it on the go, but rarely do we delve into its stories. From famine to hunger strike, persecution to celebration, anorexia to obesity, food and eating has an important place in historical events, the present news and our own emotional memories. Over the last six months dozens of stories about food have been gathered from across the West Midlands by The REP and Black Country Touring for a new play, Eat! Inspired by stories of war, poverty, celebrations, feasts, famines and fasts Eat! will be an intimate and unique theatre experience taking place in a cluster of caravans situated in the courtyard of the Roundhouse.
I have it on good authority that there will be fire as well as caravans and it sounds like one not to be missed. We have 20 tickets put aside for the 5.30pm performance and 20 for the 8.00pm performance (for those staying over-night). Special prices £7.50 for NRTF members.
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