July 22 2020 | 54 mins
In this special episode of The Arts & Everything In Between Podcast, members of the Arts Working Group join Paul Fadden of Ticketsolve as they sit down with some of the biggest industry suppliers of the UK. The Arts Working Group discuss how the current crisis has affected suppliers, agents and production services to theatres and arts venues, what innovations their companies have developed to help theatres post lockdown, what work practices and changes have been made to adapt to ‘the new normal’, how they see the future of the arts post Covid-19, and what theatres and suppliers can do to support each other.
Adam Blaxill of Stage Electrics and PLASA
Stage Electrics opened in 1979 as a group of people who were passionate about theatre lighting and sound equipment. Three decades on, they are now one of Europe's leading suppliers of stage lighting and sound equipment to the entertainment industry. In addition to an extensive sales portfolio, their services include theatre installations, testing & inspection and maintenance. Adam Blaxill is Operations Director of Stage Electrics, technical solutions supplier to theatre, entertainment, communication, and education industries.
PLASA is the lead international membership body for those who supply technologies and services to the event and entertainment industries. The Association works to ensure that each sector is fully represented and plays an active role in highlighting best practice and safe working conditions. Adam is currently the Chair of PLASA and will represent the body during the discussion with the Arts Working Group.
PLASA is calling for meaningful support from government until the industry is allowed to operate in a way that is not limited by social distancing policies. For more, follow #WeMakeEvents.
Ben Hatton of Live Nation's Cuffe and Taylor Cuffe and Taylor are live music promoters based in Preston. Founded in 2009 by Daniel Cuffe and Peter Taylor, their flagship events include Greenwich Music Time, Lytham Festival and the Scarborough Open Air Theatre. In 2017, Cuffe & Taylor joined the Live Nation Family.
Ben Hatton is Director of Theatre Touring for Live Nation's Cuffe and Taylor. Brian Reilly of PSI Production Services Ireland is located In Belfast and Dublin and holds Ireland’s largest stock of professional lighting equipment for hire or sale. Established in 1996, their team have provided technical solutions that meet the growing demand within the corporate, arts, and entertainment industries for high-quality events delivery.
Brian Reilly is Director of Production Services Ireland.
FURTHER READING & RESOURCES
Arts Advocacy Toolkit - https://mailchi.mp/c82ec42bc616/arts-advocacy-toolkit
Arts Working Group Open Call Webinar Video Catch Up - https://mailchi.mp/553499e5f781/artsworkinggroup-webinarcatchup
Arts Working Group Open Call Webinar Resources - https://www.ticketsolve.com/blog/arts-working-group-open-call-webinar1/
Arts Working Group Q&A - https://www.ticketsolve.com/blog/arts-working-group-open-call-webinar-questions-and-answers/
Arts Working Group Recovery Toolkit: Module 1 Reopening with Clear Communications - https://mailchi.mp/24d1a01b137b/reopening-toolkit
The Arts Marketing Association (AMA) are launching a new Service Provider membership It’s for organisations working to provide products and services in the arts, culture and heritage sector, and gives you high-quality access to their community of over 2000 members — including a listing in a new Service Provider Hub and opportunities to share the support you offer in a resource area. Register your interest to be among the first to hear more: https://www.a-m-a.co.uk/service-providers/
COVID-19 Venue Guidelines for Reopening Video - https://www.ticketsolve.com/blog/covid-19-venue-guidelines-video-resource/
THE ARTS AND EVERYTHING IN BETWEEN PODCAST
It’s tough but rewarding working in the arts and often so busy you have little time to share with your peers and investigate new ideas. Every couple weeks join presenters as they interviews arts industry experts getting their take on the biggest issues facing the arts world today. There will be ideas to try, practical tips, lots of learning and of course - lots of laughs. If you work in theatres, venues, festivals or the arts and cultural sector this podcast is what you need!
WANT TO BE ON THE PODCAST
If you have some great tips and tricks to share with the arts industry, we would love to have you on as a guest. To be a guest on the podcast, drop us an email on firstname.lastname@example.org
Facebook - www.facebook.com/Ticketsolving
Twitter - twitter.com/ticketsolvers
LinkedIn - www.linkedin.com/company/ticketsolve
Instagram - www.instagram.com/ticketsolve/
The Arts Working Group discuss how the current crisis has affected suppliers, agents and production services to theatres and arts venues, what innovations their companies have developed to help theatres post lockdown, what work practices and changes have been made to adapt to ‘the new normal’, how they see the future of the arts post Covid-19, and what theatres and suppliers can do to support each other.
March 27 2023 | 33 mins
In this episode of Arts & Everything in Between we are taking you to RECHARGE, Ticketsolve’s recent arts and culture forums in London and Dublin.
March 22 2023 | 39 mins
Celebrating World Theatre Day, Head of Theatre Tokens, Jamie Snelgrove talks about the launch of Love Your Local Theatre and the exciting incentives they have put in place to reinvigorate audiences about theatre: a free £25 theatre voucher scheme backed by The National Lotte…
March 9 2023 | 40 mins
In this episode, we brought our colleagues who identify as women together to celebrate and reflect on International Women’s Day and what it means to be a woman in the workplace. You’ll hear about their backgrounds, how they got into the arts and eventually Ticketsolve. The p…
March 7 2023 | 41 mins
On this episode of the Arts & Everything in Between Podcast, we celebrate International Women’s Day. In celebrating this year’s theme of Equity, we are joined by special guest, Gillian Hennessy, the Head of Marketing Development and Box Office at Triskel Arts Centre. Gillian…
December 13 2022 | 57 mins
This episode of The Arts and Everything in Between Podcast features Catherine Turner, trustee for Colchester Arts Centre, a technology accessibility advisor and an enthusiastic patron of many art forms. She’s also a disabled person with a love of swimming and a hatred of b…
November 8 2022 | 52 min
This episode of The Arts & Everything in Between is hosted by Lucy Costelloe who is joined by special guest, Daniel Cartlidge General Manager of Creative Youth. Creative Youth is the biggest youth arts festival in the UK. In this episode, we borrow from Daniel’s insights fro…
February 4 2022 | 20 mins
This episode of The Arts & Everything in Between is hosted by Lucy Costelloe and provides an insight into a new project which Ticketsolve is focusing on for the next three years. In collaboration with the Irish Research Council, this project will identify resilient methods a…
September 15 2021 | 50 mins
Hosted by Lucy Costelloe, this episode of the Arts & Everything in Between welcomes George McLean, Senior Account Manager at Complete Works. Founded in 2012 as part of Boo Productions Ltd, their initial work began with the London Olympic Venues. Today as Complete Works, thei…
September 9 2021 | 34 mins
In this episode, Nick is joined by Farnham Maltings’ Director, Gavin Stride and Communications and Marketing Manager Niki Hanmer. Gav and Niki explain how community is at the heart of their overall organisational mission and how they use this mantra to weave community collab…
July 30 2021 | 37 mins
This episode, Nick Stevenson of Ticketsolve is joined by Richard Jones, marketing manager of Venue Cymru. Venue Cymru is one of the largest venues in Wales and the UK. Rich takes us through their 3 step plan for their reopening in September after being closed for over 18 mon…
July 5 2021 | 52 mins
In this episode of The Arts and Everything in Between Podcast we welcome Paul Musselwhite of Komedia Brighton. Komedia is Brighton’s premier live entertainment venue presents one of the largest, most diverse arts and entertainment programmes in the UK. Hosted by members of t…
July 5 2021 | 60 mins
This episode, Paul Fadden of Ticketsolve is joined by Andrew Thomas a South Wales-based ticketing industry consultant and Director of the Ticketing Professionals Conference. In a career spanning just under than 25 years, he has worked as a vendor, venue operator and consulta…
July 5 2021 | 44 mins
In this special episode of The Arts & Everything In Between Podcast, David Keegan, CEO of First Fortnight and poet Stephen James Smith join Paul Fadden of Ticketsolve. With World Mental Health Day taking place on Saturday, October 10th, we’re sharing a conversation from the…
August 7 2020 | 35 mins
In this special episode of The Arts & Everything In Between Podcast, we speak to Emma Parlow Marketing and Audience Development Manager & Ben Cannell Front of House Manager about reopening the Hertford theatre during these challenging times. Ben talks through all the operati…
July 22 2020 | 54 mins
In this special episode of The Arts & Everything In Between Podcast, members of the Arts Working Group join Paul Fadden of Ticketsolve as they sit down with some of the biggest industry suppliers of the UK. The Arts Working Group discuss how the current crisis has affected s…
June 18 2020 | 64 mins
In this special episode of The Arts & Everything In Between Podcast, we look at the changing role of the marketer in the Arts and Cultural sector and identify mechanisms and resources to support new challenges and pressures that have faced managers during the Covid-19 outbre…
May 29 2020 | 52 mins
In this special episode of The Arts & Everything In Between Podcast, we focused on how social distancing will impact re-opening and what arts and cultural industry leaders need to be considering when planning for re-opening. Kai Abderdeen, General Theatre Manager of Princes …
April 24 2020 | 52 mins
In this special episode of The Arts & Everything In Between Podcast, we heard from arts and cultural industry leaders and their thoughts on the next steps for venues as they begin to tentatively plan for the future - as uncertain as that may be. General Manager of The Civic …
April 3 2020 | 41 mins
In this special episode, we discuss how organisations can establish an effective response to the COVID-19 outbreak. This episode of The Arts & Everything In Between Podcast includes Robin Cantrill-Fenwick, Chief Executive of Baker Richards and David Reece, Director Consultin…
March 20 2020 | 28 mins
In this special episode, we discuss COVID-19, its effect on the arts sector and what help and guidance is out there for organisations, freelancers and anyone working in the arts. This episode of The Arts & Everything In Between Podcast includes Michelle Wright, Chief Executi…
March 12 2020 | 37 mins
This week’s The Arts & Everything In Between Podcast (episode 5), Nick will be chatting to Nick Kime, Tech Champion at the Digital Culture Network, about all things CRM and what questions you need to ask yourself before looking for a new system. Nick will go through his chec…
February 24 2020 | 43 mins
Creating anticipation and excitement around new exhibitions is an important part of arts marketing. But how do we go about doing this before our organisation is established? This week, Lucy chats to Benedict Schlepper-Connolly from Museum of Literature Ireland about the coll…
February 5 2020 | 1 hour
What makes one of the largest production houses in the UK tick? This week Nick chats to Iain Christie from Liverpool’s Royal Court and learns how they have managed to break down barriers between themselves and their audiences and used that engagement (plus some other unique …
January 13 2020 | 42m
This week’s The Arts & Everything In Between Podcast (episode 2), Nick & Lucy chat to James Akers, Tech Champion at the Digital Culture Network, about all things digital. James will go through his checklist for implementing digital strategies to help you best formulate your …
January 12 2020 | 41m
It’s tough but rewarding working in the arts and often so busy you have little time to share with your peers and investigate new ideas. Every couple weeks join Nick Stevenson as he interviews arts industry experts getting their take on the biggest issues facing the arts worl…
Update your browser to view this website correctly. Update my browser now