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Welborne Arts Festival


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Presentation to Norfolk RCC council Meeting on Welborne Arts Festival

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Welborne Arts Festival

  1. 1. Mike Webb
  2. 2. <ul><li>Welborne </li></ul><ul><li>What we’ve got </li></ul><ul><li>What we’re doing with it </li></ul><ul><li>Welborne Arts Festival </li></ul><ul><li>What has helped </li></ul><ul><li>What has hindered </li></ul><ul><li>Lessons learnt </li></ul><ul><li>The future </li></ul>
  3. 7. What we’ve got .. and about 150 people
  4. 9. What we’re doing with it
  5. 36. What has helped? <ul><li>Personal interest </li></ul><ul><li>Chatting </li></ul><ul><li>Contacts </li></ul><ul><li>Spotting opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Partnerships </li></ul><ul><li>Quality </li></ul>
  6. 47. What has helped? more <ul><li>Support from funders </li></ul><ul><li>Village website </li></ul><ul><li>Email distribution list </li></ul><ul><li>Feedback, learn lessons - and act on </li></ul>
  7. 48. What has hindered? <ul><li>Capacity </li></ul><ul><li>Legislation </li></ul><ul><li>Funding – getting it, timescales and changing priorities </li></ul><ul><li>Funders sometimes forget: </li></ul><ul><li>we don’t have to do it </li></ul><ul><li>over complicate </li></ul><ul><li>the value </li></ul><ul><li>The 2012 Olympics! </li></ul>
  8. 49. Just do it .. Learn from experience Project management Think big but be pragmatic Plan, plan, plan – decide what to do and make it happen Pay for what you cannot do best yourself Funding ‘ Managing’ volunteers Feedback Lessons learnt
  9. 50. The future <ul><li>Size, scale and scope </li></ul><ul><li>Location/space </li></ul><ul><li>Increasing competition </li></ul><ul><li>Sustainability: </li></ul><ul><li>need for future leader(s) </li></ul><ul><li>capacity and age </li></ul><ul><li>willing volunteers </li></ul><ul><li>massive cuts in public spending </li></ul><ul><li>More support from business? </li></ul>
  10. 51. Thank you
  11. 52. More information <ul><li>Mike Webb </li></ul><ul><li>01362 850327 </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>