Paid opportunity for artist-led discussions

On Monday 5 November at ARC in Stockton from 10am until 4pm, the North East Culture Partnership (NECP) will hold its second annual Stakeholder Forum.

The forum brings together people from the region’s cultural sector for a day of debate and discussion around the Case for Culture, the region’s 15-year vision, first published in 2015.

NECP is looking for arts and heritage practitioners interested in leading and facilitating discussions as part of the day. 

What to consider in your proposal

  • the audience, artists, freelancers and those who are part of arts, culture and heritage organisations

  • creative thinking, whether you propose an 'in conversation with,' or a panel discussion, a structured debate or workshops, creative thinking is key

  • be provocative, challenging and positive

  • how will ideas/actions be recorded and followed up

What to do next

  • Read the Case for Culture here for context

  • Find out more about the NECP here

  • You can submit your idea in any way that works for you – an audio file, a short video or in writing by completing the attached submission form: Download Discussion Submission Form

  • We ask you to cover the following in your application:

    • 1. About yourself and your connection to the North East.

    • 2. Outline of your proposed session including who will be involved in delivering it.

    • 3. Who you think would be interested in attending this session.

  • Get in touch if you have any questions.

  • Send to Peter Bromley by 10am on Monday 24 September 2018:

Good to know

  • A fee of £300 including expenses is available for delivery of each discussion

  • Up to five artist-led sessions will take place simultaneously during the event, with 75 minutes allocated. Attendees will be encouraged to move between sessions if they wish

  • Selected artists will be contacted by Friday 5 October 2018.