Strike A Light Festival
Manifesto pledges: 1, 2, 3, 4
Snapshot: CG, Battersea Arts Centre and 5 other regional organisations have formed the Collaborative Touring Network (CTN) to reinvent touring, bringing BAC’s programme to non-traditional performance spaces and developing tailored activity that addresses the specific audience development needs of the areas. Our focus is Gloucester, where we hope to cultivate and programme excellent work and develop new relationships with communities across the city.
Priorities: Developing a cultural hub and delivery infrastructure in Gloucester, nurturing local artistic and producing talent and developing new audiences.
Coming up: The producing team have run four successful festivals including several sell out shows, and are committed to presenting work for young and family audiences. CG has supported the festival to become a new organisation from Spring 2015, and their first festival as an independent producing company will be in October 2015, supported by Esmee Fairbairn. Check out the festival website for further details, upcoming events and opportunities to get involved, and to sign up to the newsletter: www.strikealightfestival.org.uk
Key People: Strike A Light producing team, Creative Council, Battersea Arts Centre, GCC, English Heritage, other partners across the city.
Investors: Arts Council England, Esmee Fairbairn, Jerwood Foundation, Summerfield Trust
Last updated: 2/7/15