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Family Arts Conference 2019

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Everyman Theatre

5-11 Hope Street

Liverpool

L1 9BH

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Family Arts Conference 2019: Exploring the value of arts, culture and creativity for families

The UK’s largest family arts and culture conference will explore the value of family engagement and how we can communicate that value to families, funders and the wider cultural sector.

Join us for a full day of lively discussion, practical workshops, informative key-notes and ample opportunities to network with fellow creative professionals.

Download the conference full schedule here

Key note presentations from:

Cheryl Taylor – Head of Content, BBC Children’s
The BBC's creative offer for families and how to appeal to parents and carers through digital platforms.

Syima Aslam – Artistic Director, Bradford Literature Festival
Syima will share her personal ‘family’ story, exploring how her childhood as a second-generation Pakistani-British child growing up in Halifax, – and her own experiences as a mother, have informed the direction of what has been suggested as “the most diverse literature festival in the UK”.

Dr. Zoe Wyrko – Geriatrician and consultant
On the BAFTA-nominated Channel 4 documentary Old People’s Home for Four Year Olds, which brought together old and young in an experiment to tackle social isolation.

Practical workshops:

  • Fundraising advice and support from Cause 4's Arts, Fundraising & Philanthropy programme
  • Commercial value in your family offer with Baker Richards
  • Evaluation with Big Lottery Fund
  • Digital family engagement and gaming exploration with National Videogame Museum
  • World Café session: led by Family Arts Campaign evaluators who will invite all participants to input into and drive forward our national Campaign.

Panel discussions:

  • Diverse family engagement: Representatives from Bradford Literature Festival and Manchester International Festival will share and discuss their approaches in family audience diversification.
  • Creating intergenerational experiences for older and younger audiences: This group will explore examples of bringing young and older audience to participate together in creative activities. With Dr. Zoe Wyrko, Moving Memory Dance Theatre and Mousetrap Theatre Projects.
  • Inclusive approaches for family audiences: How can the cultural sector become more inclusive to ensure that all families can engage in creative and cultural participation? With MK Gallery and Leeds City Museum.
  • Outdoor arts for families: Join Outdoor Arts UK, Just So Festival (Wild Rumpus), Upswing and Mufti Games to explore why bringing creative and artistic work outdoors can reach new and diverse families.
  • Effective family marketing strategies: PR company Crystlsd, North East Family Arts network - Family Explorers, Unicorn Theatre and the AMA will discuss valuable approaches to reaching more families.
  • Building interactive experiences for parents and early years: How can we create engaging experiences for parents/carers and young children? Join MishMash Productions, Tate and Turned on its Head to find out more.

Plus:

Local perspectives and thoughts on family arts engagement from The Everyman Theatre, Liverpool Philharmonic and Tate

Free drop-in advice from Arts Council England Sector Support Organisations Kids in Museums, Arts Fundraising & Philanthropy, Arts Marketing Association, and IVE.

Lunch and refreshments

Post-conference Networking Drinks at the Everyman Theatre

Pre-conference networking evening and awards ceremony

Limited free places at National Celebrating Age sharing seminar, Monday 11 February 2019, Everyman Theatre Liverpool


Who is the event for?

This event is aimed at leaders, creators, marketers, practitioners, programmers and anyone working with audiences young and old.

Content across the day will be relevant to representatives from across the cultural sector, including museums and libraries.

“It brought me fresh enthusiasm for the sector I work in and I left buzzing with ideas” – delegate, Family Arts Conference 2017

Details:

Conference will take place at The Everyman Theatre, 5-11 Hope St, Liverpool L1 9BH.

Arrival and registration will take place from 10.30am. Speakers and workshops will be from 11am – 5.30pm, followed by post-conference Networking drinks at the venue.

Deadline for access or dietary requirements:

If you have any access or dietary requirements please book your place at least 10 days prior to the event to ensure time to make arrangements with the venue. If booking after this date, please get in touch and we will try our best to accomodate you.

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