Filed under COVID-19

‘Future proof’ Vertical Theatre

The Vertical Theatre, a ‘future-proof’ pop-up live venue that allows for social distancing, is to launch this year.  Allowing audiences to sit in groups of between four and 12 people (to allow for social distancing where necessary), the space is hoping to be used for theatre, circus, comedy, music and more. The Vertical Theatre is … Continue reading

Digital engagement during COVID-19

Audiences are, once again, off the street and back on the sofa. So with that in mind the Audience Agency has been digging deeper, gathering evidence about how arts, culture and heritage audiences have responded to online content during the crisis in their nationwide survey.  Find out about: The nation’s use of digital streaming services, … Continue reading

Pound Arts – Feel good pack

We all have some days where we feel more energised, optimistic, able to work at our best. Other days life feels much gloomier and more difficult to face. Pound Arts have put this ‘Feel Good Pack’ together to encourage you to take some time to consider what we all need in our lives to remain … Continue reading

COVID-19 action card

COVID-19 Action Cards have been developed by Wiltshire Council to enable internal services and third party organisations to effectively manage future COVID-19 outbreaks by detailing the relevant steps that should be taken in the event of suspected and confirmed Coronavirus cases linked to facilities. By following the steps detailed on these Action Cards organisations will … Continue reading

Update from Wiltshire Creative

Following the successful re-opening of their venues Wiltshire Creative deeply regret that the government’s recent lockdown announcement means that they must temporarily close their doors yet again. They can confirm that the Arts Centre café and exhibition will remain open until 3pm on Wednesday 4 November and their last performance at Salisbury Playhouse will be a … Continue reading

Wiltshire support from the Cultural Recovery Fund

The Arts Council has published its list of organistations who have been successful in securing funding from their Cultural Recovery Fund including over £1.2 million for five organisations from Wiltshire. Congratulations to: Pound Arts Wiltshire Creative Wiltshire Music Centre Chalke Valley History Festival WOMAD Festival The team at Pound Arts said, After a difficult six … Continue reading

Arts Council England support for freelancers

The Arts Council England has announced that they are investing £2 million in to two funds that supports individual artists – Theatre Artists Fund and Help Musicians’ Financial Hardship Fund. Deadline for Round 2 of the Theatre Artist Fund is 12pm Thursday 10 September. The Help Musicians’ Financial Hardship Fund Round 2 is open for … Continue reading

New Celebrating Age Wiltshire concert

Hot on the heels of Jonny Fluffypunk, Celebrating Age Wiltshire bring you a new concert!  This new online performance features Claudia Wood, soprano and her pianist, Julie Aherne and was recorded at WMC on 27 May 2020.  Settle in for a lovely concert of musical theatre, opera and light classics from this local soprano, who … Continue reading