The Listening Space
The Listening Space

The Listening Space

November 5, 11, 19, 26


This November join us for The Listening Space’, be part of a conversation addressing the challenges our sector is facing. Our aim is to understand how organisations like Tara Arts can better support the freelance and wider arts community in the short, medium and long term. This is the embryonic stage of developing a network of creatives.

The conversation will include breakout sessions facilitated by industry professionals exploring role specific issues, lived experiences and productive next steps. There will also be a range of funders and arts development professionals including Arts Council England, British Council, Jerwood Arts and Achates Philanthropy presenting information about current and future funding opportunities.

We are particularly interested in this space being for Asian, Black and ethnically diverse freelancers and industry professionals.

Professionals who will be joining us along with our Artistic Director, Abdul Shayek:

Director, Pooja Ghai

Theatre Designer, Rachana Jadhav

Producer, Rafia Hussain

Stage Manager, Sunita Hinduja 

Actor and Writer, Stephanie Street (unavailable on 26 November)

Dates to choose from:

Thursday 5 November, 10am - 1pm (BSL interpreted)

Wednesday 11 November, 6pm – 9pm

Thursday 19 November, 2pm – 5pm 

Thursday 26 November, 10am - 1pm

The Listening Space has been kindly funded by the Paul Hamlyn Foundation.


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