PREVIOUS FESTIVALS, EVENTS AND PROJECTS

Specialising in the logistical planning and delivery of outdoor cultural events, I have managed a wide range of events from hip hop festivals to classical music concerts, and from light nights to film conferences.

FESTIVALS PRODUCER
The Arches Festivals

A new DCMS Cultural Development Fund project, I oversaw all elements of Producing and Event Management including: 
 

  • Producing team management

  • Developing a range of commissions incl. public art sculptures and large scale projection mapping

  • Management of stakeholder relationships

  • Programme curation

  • Production management

  • RAMS, H&S management & SAG liaison

  • Licensing, insurance and permissions

  • Procurement and budget management

  • Liaison with both national and international artists

  • Volunteer management

  • Event Management during the event period

Events produced include:

  • Light Night Worcester 2020

  • Atmosphere - promoting all things eco through performance*

  • Luke Jerram's In Memoriam

  • Tomorrow, Today; a 3 day online outdoor arts symposium

  • Light Night Worcester 2021*

*Postponed due to covid-19.

Visit The Arches Festival website

Wild | Bullring
Wild | Bullring

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B-Side Hip Hop Festival
B-Side Hip Hop Festival

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Summer in Southside
Summer in Southside

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Wild | Bullring

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FESTIVALS PRODUCER
Birmingham Hippodrome

Curating and delivering several large scale events, including Summer in Southside, B-Side Hip Hop Festival and Birmingham Chinese New Year, alongside programming and developing a monthly programme at Bullring & Grand Central bringing the highest quality performances to Brum's busiest shopping district. 

 

 

Spiegeltent
Spiegeltent

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Festival Central
Festival Central

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MKIF Volunteers
MKIF Volunteers

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Spiegeltent
Spiegeltent

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FESTIVAL COORDINATOR

IF: Milton Keynes International Festival (2018)

A 10 day arts festival in July staging outdoor arts, comedy, cabaret, music and theatre across Milton Keynes town centre. The role included stakeholder liaison, artist liaison for over 200 international and UK performers, fleet management, trader management, site coordination and supporting Production, Marketing, Catering, Volunteer Management and more.  Visit the website here.

 

 

www.focusedmonkey.co.uk
www.focusedmonkey.co.uk

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www.focusedmonkey.co.uk
www.focusedmonkey.co.uk

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www.focusedmonkey.co.uk

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www.focusedmonkey.co.uk

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PROJECT MANAGER

BFI's Film Hub North

 


 

Planning and delivering their annual conference, This Way Up, with delegates from across the film industry coming together to debate, discuss and share. For two editions, I was responsible for venue liaison, speaker management, access provisions, live streaming and tech liaison, peripheral activities and networking events including a private tour of the Turner Prize (Hull conference 2017) and an evening at a renowned recording studio and venue (Liverpool 2018).  Visit the website here.

 

 

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osos

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AF 2
AF 2

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AF 1
AF 1

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FESTIVAL PRODUCER

Assemble Fest

 

An arts festival held across public spaces and independent businesses on Newland Avenue, Hull, commissioning Hull-based theatre companies and artists and working closely with residents and traders. As part of Hull UK City of Culture 2017, I Produced and Event Managed a mid-scale promenade performance along the High St as part of our wider HLF funded Our Street Our Stage project.  Visit the website here.

 

Everything Must Go
Everything Must Go

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Everything Must Go
Everything Must Go

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Everything Must Go
Everything Must Go

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Everything Must Go
Everything Must Go

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EVENT MANAGER

Friction Arts



 

Managing the logistical planning and delivery for Everything Must Go, a mid-scale immersive/promenade heritage performance across the complex derelict Birmingham Wholesale Markets site. Responsibilities included H&S management, production and crew management, budget management and supporting the artistic team. Visit their website here.

 

Selected other projects

Commonwealth Games / OPUS Events
Artist Liaison Management

 

An Indian Summer
Festival Coordinator


 

Swingamajig
Volunteer & Trader Manager
 

 

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Classical Sheffield Festival Manager

 

Appetite's Big Feast
Area Manager

Birmingham Weekender
Stage Manager
 

 

Freedom Festival
Artist Liaison Management

 

Hat Fair Festival
Area Manager
 

 

Forest Fringe
Venue Manager
 

 

York Theatre Royal
Festival Producer 
 

 

Birmingham Cabaret Festival
Festival Director


 

Maia Creatives
Production Coordinator