The Arts & Everything in Between

April 11, 2024 | Duration: 47 mins

Creative Resilience, Entrepreneurship and Data-Driven Marketing

In this episode of The Arts and Everything in Between, Lucy speaks to Lynn Aitchison, founder of marketing agency Evolare, as part of our series celebrating International Women's Day, featuring women sharing stories of creative resilience.

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March 26, 2024 | Duration: 49 mins

The Disruption Dilemma: The Complexities Of Audience Behaviour

Featuring a panel of industry experts, this episode explores the conversation surrounding audience behaviour and how it has changed in recent years. We explore the results of our survey on the subject and offer tips and insights for theatre professionals.

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March 7, 2024 | Duration: 50 mins

Empowering & Supporting Arts Communities with Celine Wyatt

We mark International Women’s Day with an inspiring interview with Celine Wyatt, Head of Creative Development and Learning at Blackpool Grand Theatre and a fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts. 

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February 12, 2024 | Duration: 39 mins

Fail Fast, Learn Fast, Succeed Fast: Arts Management with Gail Jones

Failing fast means trialling, testing, learning and reshaping so you can succeed. But what does that mean for arts management? How can a fail fast mentality help push arts organisations forwards?

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January 19, 2024 | Duration: 35 mins

Opening Doors for All: Funding Arts for the Future

As arts leaders, being able to navigate today’s giving landscape for the best opportunities is critical. Strategic thinking around fundraising can strengthen arts, culture and heritage organisations themselves, and also the communities they work within.

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November 13, 2023 | Duration: 45 mins

Imperfect Action: Fostering Change in the Arts

Sometimes in the pursuit of change, the desire to quickly make radical change can lead to a paralysis of action. How do you take the passion and drive for change and balance it with the hard practicalities of enacting real, authentic transformation? In this episode of the Arts and Everything in Between, host Lucy Costelloe talks to Katie Parry, Director at Supercool Design about how arts and culture organisations can channel their passion for change without getting overwhelmed.

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October 23, 2023 | Duration: 46 mins

The Art of Inclusion: Harnessing EDI to Strengthen Your Arts and Culture Organisation

Embracing equity, diversity, and inclusion enriches artistic expression and broadens audience engagement, and ensures that the arts remain relevant, accessible, and representative of our evolving societal landscape. Diverse teams mean diverse perspectives, driving creativity and innovation. But how can arts organisations get started with EDI in a meaningful way?

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October 16, 2023 | Duration: 38 mins

Social Shifts: The Changing Tide of Audience Engagement

Audience behaviour - especially that of younger generations - is changing social media in dramatic ways. Marketing Manager, Meg Edwards of HdK Associates explains what is changing and how arts and culture organisations can adapt, including practical tips on keeping your marketing content and campaigns fresh, storytelling on your platforms, and engaging with your audiences.

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September 27, 2023 | Duration: 51 mins

Benchmarking Best Practices with TRG Arts

TRG Arts' Senior Consultant, Tom Stickland joins host Lucy Costelloe on the Arts and Everything in Between podcast to discuss how to use data and metrics as the foundation for strategies that help build loyal audiences for arts and cultural organisations, focusing on long-term goals like patron loyalty and revenue resilience.

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September 5, 2023 | Duration: 22 mins

Rising Stars: A Conversation with Young Performers on Arts and Culture 2.0

Being a professional artist has always been challenging but rewarding. It is a competitive industry, requiring persistence and a thick skin. But what do young performers think about their future in the industry?

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About Our Guest

Nick Stevenson

Featured Guest

Nick Stevenson

Nick Stevenson

Head of Sales and Marketing, Ticketsolve

Nick has worked extensively in the arts and held a wide variety of roles, most notably with Theatrau Sir Gar as head of marketing. Within Ticketsolve, Nick works closely with UK customers to show them how to get the most from Ticketsolve. Keenly interested on the business side of the arts, Nick creates practical and useful arts industry content for the sector and enjoys working closely with industry organisations and others that are influencers.