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Creatives Across Sussex / Events / Thu 13 to Fri 14 Oct 2011 (2 days)

Arts Development UK 2011 Conference

Arts Development UK 2011 Conference

Arts Development UK hosts its annual conference this October in Blackpool. The conference will offer delegates the latest on national developments affecting the sector, and a boost to your professional development. There'll be plenty of opportunity to network with colleagues from the breadth of the arts across the UK, as well as hearing examples of best practice and innovative approaches.

The two days will offer a mix of keynote presentations, breakouts, study tours, and open forum discussion groups, exploring key issues including the shape and future of arts development, the realities of the Big Society and how new commissioning and delivery opportunities can help you.

As the leading professional association for those working in the arts the AD:uk conference is aimed at everyone involved in local arts delivery including arts officers, arts and creative organisations, artists, festival organisers, youth and music services, museums, archives and libraries services, community and health development, economic development and tourism and independent consultants.

Speakers include:

Ivan Lewis MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media & Sport
Shona McCarthy, Chief Executive of Derry-Londonderry City of Culture 2013
Jayne Knight, Arts Devt Manager at Suffolk CC
Richard Russell, Director of Strategic Partnerships, ACE
David Newland S Wales Regional Director of ACW
Karen Dick, Partnership Development Officer, Creative Scotland
JoJo Pickering, Director of the Bash St Theatre Company
Sallie Wocha, Arts & Creative Industries Officer, Leics CC
Louise Hesketh, Visual Arts Development Officer, Halton BC
Jason Bradberry, Arts Officer, W Sussex CC
Mischa Eligoloff, Cultural Partnerships Officer, Torbay BC
Samantha Dawson, Arts Development Officer, Breckland BC
Russell Tennant, Arts Development Team Lancs CC
Louise Portlock, SW DH Dance Lead
Sue Curtis, Citrus Creative
Helen Jones, Cultural Devt Manager, Burnley BC
Lisa Pearce, Culture & Sports Devt Manager, Reading BC

To book your place please visit the Arts Development UK website via the link below.

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Event Location

Blackpool Tower

The Winter Gardens
Church St


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