HIPI Hang Out Forum

On the first Thursday of each month the HIPI Hang Out will host a forum for artists and producers working in performing arts to discuss their work with each other and invited guests, develop their knowledge and get support with taking the next step to produce their project. Join the conversation in an open and supportive environment with leading arts managers and producers from Hull and the region. From the inspirational to pragmatic, the programme of discussions coming up are:

Funding: How to raise the money?
Thursday 5 September 2019
6-8pm, Humber Street Gallery

Fundraising for a project is a daunting task that can bring up lots of questions. How do you know where to begin or what strategy is best for your project? Where can you get funding from? What’s best to include in an application or proposal? Join the discussion with local and regional arts professionals to help demystify the fundraising process.

Invited guests for this event are:

  • Hannah Bentley, Relationship Manager for Theatre (Yorkshire), Arts Council England
  • Phoebe Broad, Development Manager, Absolutely Cultured
  • Rosie Watt, Creative Producer, Spin Arts
  • Deb Ashby, Freelance Producer/Consultant (formerly Director, Dance Manchester)

How to reach your audience?
Thursday 3 October 2019
6-8pm, Humber Street Gallery

So you have a project, but how do you get people’s attention? How do you find an interested audience? And when you do, what tools can you use to entice them into engaging with your project? Join the discussion with local artists and producers to help you figure out and create a marketing campaign that packs a punch.

If you have any questions about or suggestions for future forum discussions please email Sami.Hindmarsh@absolutelycultured.co.uk.