Rural Touring on Desert Island Discs with Pam Ayres

Friday, September 7, 2018

The wonderful Pam Ayres gave a fantastic shout out to Rural Touring on Radio 4’s famous Desert Island Discs.

The world of rural touring went mad! Clearly, we’re all Radio 4 listeners, with the clip being shared all over social media and Facebook.

It’s fantastic to have advocates such as Pam giving Rural Touring the national recognition it deserves.

The full show is available to listen to online here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0bd763r

Rural Touring Top Tips for Artists: Shane Shambuhu

Friday, September 7, 2018

‘Be Flexible’ is a key piece of advice when it comes to Rural Touring. From working in spaces of all shapes and sizes to understanding the importance of an interval and a raffle. For a really successful rural tour, you need to be prepared to adapt – and see this as an opportunity for pushing your work further, not a limitation! 

But Nick Cassenbaum, one of our New Directions Showcase artists from this year says it much more succinctly than I do!

To see all our Top Tips for Artists watch our Youtube playlist here

Welcome to the world of Rural Touring…

Friday, September 7, 2018

Brand new to the world of rural touring and not really sure what it’s all about? We teamed up with Ian McMillan an NRTF favourite, and advocate for the sector to create a video to introduce everyone to the fantastic creative whirlpool that is rural touring. Watch the full video here…