Culture+

What is Culture+?

Culture+ is a free programme of activities that supports artists, creatives, arts and cultural organisations to thrive in Dorset, Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole. From March 2017 to October 2019. Funded by the Arts Council England (ACE) and European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

How?

We do this through workshops, talks and mentoring professionals. We are also developing a series of toolkit and resources to enable creatives to develop their businesses.

 

 

What did it achieve?

We supported more than 450 artists and arts organisations from across the region to develop. From our support some become a business, some were able to gain further funding, and others develop new products to offer to their customer.

70% of the creatives who attended our workshops felt that they have considerably increased their knowledge.

60 % of the creatives said that they are more confident because our workshops.

Stories

Influencer Marketing and Museums

Influencer Marketing and Museums

When we talk about getting an audience, it is safe to say everyone knows how important marketing or publicity is for any business or organisation. Currently this includes, for the most part, press and media coverage. Whether it is mostly-filled- with-advertisements...

Guide to Pride – celebrating 50 years

Guide to Pride – celebrating 50 years

Throughout the month of June, we saw the world celebrating Pride. As preparations are full swing for the celebrations and marches to hit the streets across the UK we look back at the origin of Pride – and why we still need it.

Spice up Your Life: The Lack of Diversity in Pop Culture Feminism

Spice up Your Life: The Lack of Diversity in Pop Culture Feminism

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Resources

How to write a press release

How to write a press release

Ten simple steps to writing a good press release for your business or creative project, with a free downloadable press release template.

Popup Shop Toolkit: Budget planning

Popup Shop Toolkit: Budget planning

In this chapter, we look at budget planning i.e. what likely costs your popup shop will have and where your income is coming from to cover those costs.

Influencer Marketing and Museums

Influencer Marketing and Museums

When we talk about getting an audience, it is safe to say everyone knows how important marketing or publicity is for any business or organisation. Currently this includes, for the most part, press and media coverage. Whether it is mostly-filled- with-advertisements...

Popup Shop Toolkit: Managing Risk

Popup Shop Toolkit: Managing Risk

In this chapter of our Pop-Up Shop Toolkit, we talk about managing risk with your project including free risk assessment templates to use for your popup.