Library Mail Out Archive
As part of the Touring Arts in Libraries (TAIL) project we sent out a monthly bulletin sharing resources, case studies and details of artists with library relevant work. You can still view all these mail outs and their relevant contents below:
Featuring: our South West final TAIL commission, Library relevant discoveries from Edinburgh Fringe, London pitch-ups and our directory. Introducing the Rural Services Network, our TAIL mentor case study, the new Farnham Maltings Library Commission call out and new resources from our summer conference.
Featuring: the NRTF conference showcase, Manchester’s Poetry Library, NE Library Dance Tour Pilot, Exeter’s Library Lates, Fun Palaces Library Tour, touring Shows from Kindred Folk Dance Theatre, classical guitarist Geoff Robb and Orchestral Live’s immersive film. Also an invitation to feed into the theatre in Libraries Survey, TAIL Directory of Library relevant Shows, Libraries Week Toolkit, new TAIL resources for schemes, libraries and artists, and a Fun Palaces Library Special Podcast.
Featuring: NRTF conference and Library Bursaries, Brighton Fringe, The Sparks Arts for Children Touring Library Project, Touring Shows from Nottingham Playhouse, Ella Mesma and the DotDotDot Company. Sign-up, share and download our Directory of Library Touring Shows. Go and See funds still available and a new public engagement toolkit from Libraries Connected.
Featuring: news on our March online artist showcase sessions, The Nightbus’ Drag Queen Story Time, Gav Cross’s Twisted Tales for Terrible Children, & Sanskruti Dance’s Apple ‘n’ Spice show. Find opportunities to add your library relevant touring show to our directory, read Teasel Productions & Hertfordshire Libraries’ commission case study and view ACE resources for Project Grant Applications.
Featuring: a showcase of arts in libraries in 2021, TAIL Project opportunities coming up in 2022, a directory for artists to include their library relevant touring shows, award winning jazz musician Zoe Gilby, ACE funding for libraries, and an invite to join Hawkdance for the R&D of their new family library touring show.
Featuring: New Arts Council England library championing video, TAIL project library commission ‘I am Bird’ announces first tour dates, Touring shows by Modest Genius Theatre and writer, comedian and performer Ruth Cockburn. The latest festivals for live performance and artistic talent, and a showcase of work for libraries available from Angel Exit Theatre.
Featuring: Libraries Week, and new Library commission ‘I Am Bird’ by artist Marie Klimis, .Touring shows for libraries from Hawk Dance Theatre, Forest Tribe & the RT Dance Initiative. Inspiration from Spot On Lancashire, training for artists on our October Rural Touring course and Go & See Grants,
Featuring: our October Rural Touring course for artists, Go & See Grants, Liv Torc’s ‘Haiflu Ever After’, Get it Loud in Libraries and 75 years of ACE, an opportunity to share your #creativememories in libraries.
Featuring: the Notnow Collective, Coventry’s amazing Floating Library, Season for Change artist Duncan Speakman, The Grand Theatre of Lemmings, and Above Bounds Theatre Collective, News of Applause Rural Touring in partnership with East Sussex Libraries and Christopher Green’s ARTBANK imitative and toolkit. Catch our Library Zoom Session with .Gloucestershire Libraries, Create Gloucester, Strike A Light, Pound Arts and artist Johnny Fluffypunk.
Featuring: commissions from The Space, call outs from The Library Presents. We introduce Half a String Theatre’s Puppet Van Summer tour, announce our Go See Grants application open, offer inspiration with Manchester’s Library Festival, Coventry’s City of Culture, Hull’s The Big Malarkey and encourage you to join our Library Zoom Session with Gloucestershire Libraries..
Featuring: artist, poet & performer Johnny Fluffypunk’s new touring show ‘End of the Pier’, a library’s guide to hosting touring events, and Pound Arts new digital show Truth Sleuth.
Featuring: Award winning Stute Theatre’s new touring show ‘Fables from the Kitchen Table’, Scary Little Girls guide to shows amongst the shelves for companies and libraries and Spot ON Stories 40 short films for libraries.
Featuring: Artist Zoom Session with guest speakers Paddleboat Theatre, Villages in Action, Community Managed National Peer Network and Paperwork Theatre. Case Studies from The Library Presents lockdown programme In Your House and Delight in Libraries project.. Introductions to The Prince’s Countryside Fund and The Space’s series of free webinars.
Featuring: Free NRTF membership for libraries, call out for case studies, Angel Exit Theatre’s ‘Superspies in Lockdown’ touring and digital show, and Lyrici Arts toolkit on how to diversify an arts programme in a library setting.
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