Open Meetings

Are you a children’s theatre programmer? Are you a venue or a promoter? Are you interested in the future of children’s theatre?

Open Meetings will be a chance for programmer’s and promoters to come together twice a year and talk about work and shows, shared experiences and challenges of programming work for children and young audiences.

Upcoming Open Meetings;

The next Open Meeting will take place on Wednesday 13 September 2017. If you are a programmer or promoter and would like to be kept in touch with information about upcoming Open Meetings please email and ask to be added to our mailing list.

Past ‘In Conversation’s have included:

‘What Makes a Great Festival for Families?’

Wednesday 22 March 2017 13.30 – 15.30

Access All Areas – how to make the arts accessible for all

Thursday 2 February 2017 1.30pm – 3.30pm

Watch the video follow up from the Open Meeting

Representing Deaf and disabled people in our programmes of children and family theatre

Wednesday 30th November 1.30pm – 3.30pm

Pay what you Decide with Porl Cooper and Annabel Turpin

Wednesday 7th September 2016

Diversity in children’s theatre – Z-arts, Tara Arts, Mashi Theatre, STUN Studio, Stratford Circus, Yellow Earth

Wednesday 23rd March 2016

Paul Fitzpatrick, Artistic Director – Imaginate

Wednesday 16th September 2015

Mari O’Neill, Family Arts Campaign Manager – Family Arts Festival

Wednesday 25th March 2015