The BAFA (British Arts Festivals Association) annual student conference is a half day event open to students, recent graduates and lecturers with an interest in working in arts events and particularly in the festival field.
Date: 01/07/2022 – 01/07/2022
Leading festival professionals (invited to showcase a wide
range of different festivals: multi arts/fringe/green field/street arts) will
discuss and reflect on their personal career path. You will also get a chance
to choose round table sessions individually hosted by a broad range of
festival staff from all over the country.
These speakers will come from a range
of festival backgrounds including general management, marketing, education,
development, communications, production and press/project managers. Each person
will talk about their career as well as describe what their current job entails
and in small groups you will have the opportunity to ask plenty of questions.
12.30 Welcome and festival type presentation 1- Arts Festival
12.45 Dragons Den
13:30 Festival type presentation 2- Street Arts
13.40 Round tables on careers
14:40 Festival type Presentation 3- Green Field
14.50 Panel Discussion
15:50 Festival type presentation 4 Fringe
16.00 Round tables on expertise
16.45 Dragons Den winner and round up
Speakers to include:
Jacqui Gavin: Greenwich+Docklands Festival
Alexis Paterson: Three Choirs Festival
Round Table Mentors
Judith Robinson: Head of Programming, The Bath Festival
Mette Falk Lauritzen: Development Coordinator, Artichoke
Rachel Pilard: Marketing Manager, Canterbury Festival
Alex Williams: Participation Coordinator, Southbank Centre
Date: 12-5 pm on Wednesday 29th November
Location: The Albany, Douglas Way, London. SE8 4AG
Cost: £35 for non-member, £25 for BAFA member
Please visit http://bit.ly/2n6MLlX for more information.