|Not this sort|
We all agreed HGA meetings had not worked last year, and questioned whether the more formal meeting structure really worked.
|More like this|
We want to put artists and community activists/leaders in touch with each other and with funding opportunities. I want to develop effective communication between Hall Green artists and Hall Green communities.
I think this is something we (as a playgroup and community centre), me (a community art worker), Drum (our arts champion), Pete and Roxy (representing our Council) are in a good position to support. We will, of course, be at events too, but it'll be about supporting people running their own events, not running them ourselves.
Venues for surgeries can happen can vary from arty cafes, community centres, libraries, schools, and representation at the many arts events across our region. Part of the work of the surgery will be to map activity, groups, individuals, developing a living resource which will be updated by the activists and artists in our region, rather than centrally administered. It's a big ask, from a small budget, but with a little help from our friends...