Funding Panel

I was invited to sit on the Warwick Institute of Engagement's selection panel for their new Collaboration and Co-production Fund. This fund supports University of Warwick staff to develop ongoing strategic relationships with local, regional, and national public partners. In time, these relationships will lead to Co-production of, and collaboration in, research projects, innovation programmes and strategy, as well as collaboration on the discussion of research outcomes and the co-organisation of public engagement events.

Workstream Planning Workshop

I ran a 90-minute session with FOPP members tha explored and formalised suggestions and ideas that aimed to “ensure the continuation of Priory Park as a maintained but unmanicured recreational area in the heart of the town of Warwick.”

Tree Planting and Planning

Friends of Priory Park work together to protect and preserve the park for future generations. I produced and circulated a press release to promote the tree planting activity, and help to maintain the new trees in the park.

Warwick Creative Network (2021)

WCN aims to shine a light on the creative people, organisations, spaces and places in the town. It is hoped that, over time, it will become a useful resource for creatives to connect with one another. I'm supporting the development of WCN by providing advice and best practice.

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Interactive Map (2021)

Friends of Priory Park work together to protect and preserve the park for future generations. I produced an interactive Google map, which aims to enhance the visitor experience of this much loved but underutilised asset. It includes archive photographs and information on the trees, plants and wildlife. It's a work in progress.

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Website Audit (2021)

Celebrating Sanctuary Birmingham works through the arts to celebrate and raise awareness of the contributions that refugees make to Birmingham and more widely the UK. I conducted a website audit followed by a 90-minute marketing and audience development consultation session with the CS team, which aimed to increase profile and reach of the organisation. Visit website

Brief Development (2020)

Hill Close Gardens is a Victorian gardens once used by townsfolk living above their business to escape from the crowded town, now lovingly restored and nationally recognised. I supported Hill Close Gardens with the production of a brief to engage and commission a tech / creative content specialist to develop a new trail around the gardens to improve visitor experience. Visit website

Selection Panel (2020)

The University of Warwick's Creative Futures Accelerator Programme in Leamington Spa’s Creative District that will help businesses become part of the UK’s largest creative cluster outside Greater London. The project, which will also work with 500 innovators, will help business teams develop their entrepreneurial skills, test, launch, and pitch their business ideas, and get 6 months of free space and support to develop their creative enterprises in 1 Mill Street. I took part in a selection panel to identify suitable candidates for the programme's first cohort. Visit website

Marketing & Audience Development Audit (2019)

Warwick Space is a community enterprise set up to take over the running of the Coten End Community Centre as a viable business that lets out space to community groups, individuals and businesses.
I delivered a marketing and audience development audit for Warwick Space to understand current and target audiences - and to identify appropriate marketing channels and messages to support profile raising and income generation activity. Visit website

Marketing & Audience Development Advice and Support (2015-2017)

The Albany Theatre is a multi-purpose arts centre in Coventry, West Midlands. I provided marketing and audience development advice and support, with a particular focus on their live and cinema programme.

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Trustee (2009-2011)

PLAY•TRAIN provided high-quality training and consultancy for organisations working with children and young people aged 0-18.