December 31, 2018

Here’s to 2019…

Time for Mr Holly's review of the year. Not really expecting anyone to read it, but you never know... and I guess it's a good discipline : ) After a slowish start, 2018 ended up being pretty full and actually really quite successful with a wide variety of projects and festivals. The biggest event was the fourth Gravity Fields Festival of arts ...

Well, so much for my intention to write a post every month in 2017..... I see my last one was written 3 days into the new year and here I am writing the follow-up 3 days before the end of the same year. My defence is twofold: 1) it was an unexpectedly busy & brilliant year so it just never became a priority and 2) I only have 1  reader ...

Happy New Year everyone : ) Slightly oddly I've always liked January... many people just seem to see it as a bleak expanse of nothing after the excitement of Christmas, but for me I just love the sense of a new start, of new possibilities and of the chance to draw a line under stuff that happened in the previous year that wasn't ...

November 14, 2016

Working in the Creative Sector

Scarily I’ve now been working in the creative sector for more than 20 years and during that time I’ve helped set up theatre companies, run arts education programmes, managed a venue for 10 years and, since summer 2015, I have been a freelance creative producer working with venues, festivals, tours and projects. But have I actually learnt ...