We’ve created a calendar for help you with forward planning your content. It is specially focused on the Scottish cultural and creative sectors. It’s free for everyone to use.
The data protection landscape is changing; this session seeks to explore the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that will come into force on 25 May 2018. Maureen Falconer, Regional Manager of the ICO Scotland Office, will join us to give the official line on what you need to know and how to get ready.
Our session from the 2016 This Way Up conference for UK film exhibition innovation on building stronger and longer lasting connections with audiences using online channels.
Last Wednesday we hosted our Christmas party ‘Spirit of Christmas’ at the hidden gem that is Divino Enoteca in Edinburgh. It was a wonderfully cheery and festive affair, delicious Italian wine and canapés, with a great turn out from our friends and partners. As we had all been hardworking little girls and boys, we were […]
This episode is an exclusive live recording from our series of Learning Week events. Matt is a globally recognised audience development expert, motivator and strategist. You’ll hear Matt’s talk The Imperative of Innovation, which focused on what audiences want from arts organisations.
Culture Republic was invited to head up a session at The Space Day on Understanding Audiences. Watch Board Member Colan Mehaffey’s talk in our video from the day.
At September’s #1stWed, Jodie Wilkinson, drew from her experience as Glasgow Film’s Public Engagement Coordinator and shed some light on how to pro-actively overcome equality, diversity and access challenges in the arts and culture in Scotland. Here are some of the key points from her talk. What is equality? Equality is ensuring individuals or groups of individuals […]
In response to increasing demand, we’ve created the Event Evaluation 360 package: an affordable four-part research solution developed with the specific needs of Scotland’s events and festival producers in mind.
Day 1 of our Learn from Us Week series. Today the topic is getting better with Google Analytics. How can your business change and change again fast with these top tips.
Culture Republic Population Profiles are a series of six practical fact files, designed for anyone involved in marketing, programming or producing work for Scottish audiences.
Are links between social class & education success affecting your audience? Try our resources to help you reach out… https://t.co/8lUYUUAcJcFollow us on Twitter
Last year Edinburgh Playhouse started using their The Boards restaurant area as a regular Fringe venue during the festival. We worked with them to identify what impact this had.The research showed that it is possible to attract an entirely new audience for events.
Here are some top tips that we’ve found useful on Facebook so far #sharingiscaring 😄
We’ve combined data from the Scottish Household Survey, Scotland Census and TGI Surveys to create an interactive map that reveals at a glance the differences in demography and cultural engagement across Scotland’s 32 Local Authority areas.
Glasgow Film Theatre is doing a great job of making themselves more accessible to a wide range of audiences. We worked with them to evaluate the success and reach of their existing access and equalities measures and to scope further audience groups with potential for increased engagement.
There are over six hundred thousand families with children living in Scotland and many of them are looking for positive, enriching family experiences that they can share.
The December Culture Republic podcast looks at audiences who are experiencing social exclusion in Scotland and the arts organisations that are working to serve them. This episode features interviews with Rob Gallagher of Impact Arts and Kate Wimpress of North Edinburgh Arts.
March’s Culture Republic podcast looks at how the arts are connecting with Scotland’s racially and ethnically diverse communities. In this episode we speak with Barrowland Ballet, Glasgow Women’s Library and Bemis.
Deprivation happens when people or places face a series of problems including unemployment, poor education, low income, poor housing, high crime or ill health. These PDF fact files are designed to help you understand and connect with socially excluded audiences in Scotland.
On average, 1 in 5 of the Scottish population has a long-term activity limiting health issue or disability. If they can’t be counted amongst YOUR audience, then you’re missing out – and so are they. Download our PDF fact files to make sure that you have the facts at your fingertips in your work with disabled audiences.
The Culture Republic podcast brings you the voices of the learning and engagement professionals, marketers and artistic directors who are building meaningful connections with audiences across the country.
The words vary, but the core of the question is: “Who cares about the kind of work we do?” Matt Lehrman’s self quiz will help arts organisations explore their own relevance.
Get some digital skills and drills that will hopefully send shock-waves through your social media channels and set up your organisation in flashing neon lights. Has your Facebook engagement dropped? Wondering how you can better engage with your fans? Look no further, help is at hand!
Here’s one that we love to #NationalPoetryDay
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When the imperative for innovation is constant, how can you keep things fresh and still deliver on your content strategy? We’ve got tips.
To celebrate the end of an insightful week of workshops, networks and rich discussions Matt Lehrman gave a rousing talk on The Imperative of Innovation to wrap up The Learning Week.
What is the Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation (SIMD16)? And how can this tool can be used by arts and culture organisations to understand the communities they operate in, their current reach, and potential targets for programme planning and audience development?
Accessing really good quality, reliable information about the population around your organisation or venue is not as difficult as you might think.
Facebook’s got new tools for journos & ways to tell stories & a effort to keep the fake news out… https://t.co/kqsdDafXrBFollow us on Twitter
The Collective Gallery’s move has transformed their audience profile, drawing in brand new audience segments and driving a vast increase in the overall visitor numbers.
Matt Lehman’s visit left us with some serious food for thought. Get a taste for what was discussed and plan ahead together.
It’s day 4 of our Learn from Us Week series. Today the topic is SEO Best Practice. You may be surprised to learn that you are already well on your way. Let us help you to understand SEO and how to streamline your own approach with confidence. What is SEO Engine Optimisation? Is the implementation of strategy and […]