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Below are links to organisations which are of relevance to our work. They include funders, our partners, and organisations we think might be of interest to you.

If you would like to submit a website to be added to this list, please let us know the address by e-mailing us at .

Rural Touring Websites


National Rural Touring Forum
The National Rural Touring Forum (NRTF) represents a number of mainly rural touring schemes and rural arts development agencies across England and Wales. The members of the NRTF (of which we are one!) work with local communities to promote high quality professional arts events and experiences in local venues.

West Midlands

Worcestershire - Shindig
Worcestershire's rural and community touring scheme, managed by Live & Local.

Herefordshire & Shropshire - Arts Alive
Arts Alive also manages Flicks in the Sticks a touring cinema scheme.

Black Country - Black Country Touring
Covering Dudley, Sandwell, Walsall and Wolverhampton.

East Midlands

Northamptonshire - Northamptonshire Touring Arts
Bringing professional arts events to communities across Northamptonshire.

Nottinghamshire - Village Ventures Live & Local - Home
Diverse and enjoyable performances in rural Nottinghamshire, for all ages.

Leicestershire - Centre Stage Live & Local - Home
Taking performances to village halls and communities in and around Leicestershire.

Lincolnshire - Lincolnshire Rural and Community Touring Live & Local - Home
Delivering professional arts to Lincolnshire's rural communities.

Community Council websites

The Community Council of Staffordshire
Working in partnership to protect and improve the quality of life for all of those living and working in the communities of Staffordshire, especially in the rural areas.

Derbyshire Rural Community Council
Derbyshire Rural Community Council (DRCC) is an independent organisation and registered charity supporting people in rural communities, villages and market towns.

Warwickshire Rural Community Council
The Warwickshire Rural Community Council (WRCC) helps people living in rural areas to develop their communities, aiding locally led and run projects.