NRTF Member Meetings

This year, NRTF will be holding 3 different kinds of online sessions to share expertise, answer questions and open up conversations. 

What Next? Rural

Quarterly meetings open to members and non members, with guest speakers focusing on a different topic each time. These will take place on the last Tuesday of the month at 2pm on:

28th March – Focusing on Equality

26th September – Focusing on Sustainability

28th November – Focusing on Inspiration

Date to be announced – Focusing on Research

Member Drop-Ins

Starting from April, the first Tuesday of every month at 9:30am, NRTF Members will be able to Drop-In on Zoom and ask any questions face to (virtual) face. 

NRTF Open Spaces

These will be more informal sessions for artists, promoters and schemes, we will have specific meetings for each group to bring their questions for discussion. These ones will also take place on a Tuesday at 2pm on:

28th February – Schemes with Holly

8th June – Schemes with Holly

25th July – Artists with Hattie

24th October – Schemes with Holly

31st October – Promoters and Venues with Jess

Where are they taking place?

NRTF members will be emailed directly with a Zoom link for NRTF Open Spaces and Member Drop-Ins.
Our What’s Next? Rural sessions are open to non-members too, if you are not a member and wish to join those sessions you just need to email to let us know, all members will receive the link too.

If you are not a member but would like to be, you can join NRTF here.

MonthWhatWhenWho can attend
FebruaryNRTF Open SpaceTues 28 Feb at 2pmMembers – Schemes
MarchWhat Next? RuralTues 28 Mar at 2pmEveryone
AprilMember Drop-InTues 4 April at 9:30amAll Members
MayMember Drop-InTues 2 May at 9:30amAll Members
JuneMember Drop-In
NRTF Open Space
Tues 6 June at 9:30am
Thurs 8 June at 11am
All Members
Members – Schemes
JulyMember Drop-InTues 4 July at 9:30amAll Members
JulyNRTF Open SpaceTues 25 July at 2pmMembers – Artists
SeptemberMember Drop-InTues 5 Sept at 9:30amAll Members
SeptemberWhat Next? RuralTues 26 Sept at 2pmEveryone
OctoberMember Drop-InTues 3 Oct at 9:30amAll Members
OctoberNRTF Open SpaceTues 24 Oct at 2pmMembers – Schemes
OctoberNRTF Open SpaceTues 31 Oct at 2pmMembers – Venues/Promoters
NovemberMember Drop InTues 7 Nov at 9:30amAll Members
NovemberWhat Next? RuralTues 28 Nov at 2pmEveryone

NRTF Annual General Meeting Notice

Date Correction: Please note, an earlier version of this notice incorrectly stated the date as Friday 30th September, this has now been corrected to Thursday 30th September.

The AGM of the National Rural Touring Forum will take place on Thursday 30th September, 11 am, Online via Zoom (link will be sent to members of NRTF 1 day Prior).

The minutes from the 2020 AGM meeting can be found here:

Zoom Link:

Meeting ID: 812 5458 2173

Passcode: AGM

AGM Agenda

  1. Meeting open
  2. Attendance & Apologise
  3. Minutes of last AGM
  4. Matters arising from the minutes
  5. Annual Trustee Report
  6. Annual Accounts
  7. Appointment of auditors: Re-appoint Aspley’s, 21 Bampton Street, Tiverton EX16 6AA
  8. Motion to make a change in MOA’s
  9. AOB
  10. Close meeting