Producer Gathering Event

Thu 11 Jul, 2024

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Thu 11th July, 11.00am
Price: FREE
Join us for Producer Gathering at Departure Lounge on Thursday, July 11th, from 11:00am to 4:00pm. Explore the transformative theme of "Art as Activism" and delve into the provocative topic of "Self-Care in the Arts as a Radical Act."

This event is tailored for artists, early/mid-career producers, and independent producers. Don’t miss this opportunity to engage in empowering discussions and network with like-minded creatives, including invited guest speakers!

11:00am: Welcome & Talk Through Schedule

Join us as we kick off the day with a warm welcome and an overview of the exciting schedule ahead.

11:15am: Self-Care in the Arts as a Radical Act

Be inspired by a thought-provoking provocation on self-care in the arts, led by invited guest speakers (tbc)

11:30am Small Group Conversations on Self-Care in the Arts

Engage in intimate group discussions, responding to the provocation and sharing insights on the importance of self-care in our creative endeavours.

12:30pm: Regroup for Shared Thoughts and Learning

Come together as a collective to share thoughts and learn from small group conversations.

1:00pm: Break

Take a well-deserved break to recharge and refuel for the afternoon sessions.

2:00pm: Open Space Format Discussions on the Artists’ Role in Activism in the UK Today

Facilitated discussions on activism, culture wars, and censorship in the arts.
We invite you to propose discussion topics, choose a group, and engage in open and honest conversations.

3:00pm – 4:00pm: Closing Remarks and Networking moment / Experience a show together!

About Producer Gathering: 

Producer Gathering is designed to offer insights into and context around independent producing practices happening across the arts sector right now. By offering a large pool of free resources, learning opportunities for independent producers, space for discussion and writings from some of the best in the performing arts and cultural fields – we want to support and encourage independent producers at all career stages.

In 2023-24 it is managed by Nassy Konan, with David Sheppeard for Marlborough Productions.

Producer Gathering is supported using public funding by Arts Council England.


Upper Foyer


Time: 11:00am - 4:00pm
Performance duration: 5 hours (including 1 hour break)


Standard: FREE

View Dates and Book

Thu 11th July, 11.00am
Price: FREE