Birmingham City Council, Arts & Young People Team, Professional Development Programme

We are working with BCC's Arts & Young People Team to deliver a training programme for artists wishing to develop their participatory arts practice. The Professional Development Programme will run from July 2010 till February 2011. It will cover a range of engagements and training styles, including Action Learning sets to share challenges and find solutions Visits to arts organisations to learn more about who, what and how Panels/ Talks on themes such as health and community cohesion Cafe style conversations on project development, delivery and evaluation. The first visit took place on the 23rd July and was a fascinating Introduction to the work of Geese Theatre - check out their website at