Adapt, Respond, Reach and Impact
Keynote Conversation, with Vici Wreford-Sinnott (Artistic Director, Little Cog) & actor Melissa Johns (LIFE & Coronation Street) chaired by Rowan Brown (Chief Executive, Museums Northumberland, and NECP Board Member).
Conditions for Sustaining a Creative Practice (during and post-pandemic)
Artist Panel, Chaired by Mariam Rezaei (The Old Police House), and featuring Patrick Ziza (Dance Artist), Nadia Iftkhar (Company of Others), Jayne Dent/Me Lost Me (Musician) and Lisette Auton (writer).
Leadership in the Independent Sector
An opening provocation from Anand Bhatt, Artistic Director and CEO of Dance City, Newcastle upon Tyne on “Leadership in the Context of a Changing Landscape.” Followed by Panel Discussion chaired by Jill Cole (Director Northern Heartlands and NECP Board Member) featuring panellists Leila D’Aronville (Tyne and Wear Cultural Freelancers), Martin Hylton (Gateway Studio Project), Nick Malyan (Empty Shop), Andrea Carter (D6: Culture in Transit) and Stella Hall (Festival of Thrift).