Rural Touring Advocacy Film

The National Rural Touring Forum is a member-led organisation that working with partners to develop work and deliver high quality art experiences that strengthen rural communities. The members are made up of a national Rural Touring Schemes, artists, venues, promoters, producers and festivals all promoting and developing professional work in rural settings.

NRTF provides its members with opportunities for training, networking, programming market places, research, advocacy and it develops strategic projects that enable national & international partnerships and commissions. The organisation aims to promote a better understanding of the value of rural arts and touring.

Across the UK there are currently 30 member schemes, 1,650 promoting groups, 110,000 voluntary hours, 332,000 audience, over £1,000,000 box office sales.