Courses & Seminars

Courses & Seminars 2018/19

Our Annual Masterclass programme is designed to develop the skills, knowledge and understanding of artists, administrators and project managers delivering participatory activities in the arts, museums and libraries.

Demystifying Evaluation

Thursday 18th October 2018 1pm-4pm

This half-day seminar will outline the theory and practicalities of measuring the social impact of participatory activities on individuals and communities.

Arts Activities in Homeless Settings

Wednesday 17th October 2018 10am-4.30pm

This full-day seminar will explore different approaches to designing and delivering first class participatory arts and cultural activities for homeless people. This course is for experienced artists and facilitators and those who are keen to develop their skills in working with vulnerable people in challenging settings.

Creativity & Looked After Children and Young People

Wednesday 21st November 2018 10am-4.30pm

This one day course will provide participants with a delivery framework for creative projects with looked after children and young people. The course is aimed at artists, educators, administrators and project managers in the creative, cultural, voluntary and education sectors and those working in local authorities.

Starting a Performing Arts Company

Thursday 17th January 2019 10am-12pm

A seminar for anyone who is at the early stages of starting their own performing arts company. We will outline the practicalities and decisions involved when starting a performing arts company and answer any specific questions you have. The seminar includes a one-to-one surgery to give you a chance to discuss the individual needs of your company.

Managing Projects with Social Impact

Friday 18th January 2019 10.30am-5.30pm

This full day course adopts a nuts and bolts approach to managing projects with a societal impact from planning to evaluation.

Creative Ageing: Excellence in Participatory Activities for Older People

Tuesday 26th February 2019 10.30am-5.30pm

This full-day seminar will explore different approaches to designing and delivering first class participatory arts and cultural activities for older people.