The Learning Week series is an opportunity to open up to fresh ways of thinking from global audience development expert Matt Lehrman.
The Learning Week in Glasgow has two workshops available to help you deliver on your mission and increase your bottom line.
The Learning Week in Dundee with Matt Lehrman is part of a three city tour. Tuesday brings a workshop that will help you deliver on your mission and increase your bottom line.
The Learning Week in Edinburgh with Matt Lehrman is part of a three city tour. Wednesday brings a keynote and 1-1 surgeries.
Recruiting for a Researcher Culture Republic work with our clients and partners to identify their aims for growth. We support their vision by providing intelligence about their visitors and customers, in national and competitor context, which we translate into real marketing strategy and tactics. We are seeking to expand our vibrant team to meet the demand for results driven, practical advice. […]
Ally McAlpine from the Scottish Government joins us for this First Wednesday session to introduce the newly launched Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation 2016 (SIMD16) and explain how the tool works for finding deprived areas and inequality across Scotland. He will be joined by Culture Republic’s Kathryn Ellaway to show you how SIMD16 can be used by arts and culture organisations to invest in those areas that need it the most.
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.
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!
In the run-up to Matt’s trip across the pond next week, the audience expert shares his thoughts on his most challenging and inspirational projects and what he’s looking forward to about his visit to this side of the Atlantic. Are you looking forward to your visit to Scotland? Do you plan to visit any galleries, […]
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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.
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.
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.
A blog on organisational change by Matt Lehrman, reproduced by kind permission. Matt reflects on how an arts organisation resists the “more of the same” mentality.
As part of the Visual Art Scotland Pilot Project, Culture Republic are piloting an audience survey. It will allow participating organisations to compare their audiences with peers in Scotland and across the UK at the touch of a button. Because surveys will be administered by each organisations’ own Front of House staff or volunteers Culture Republic have produced this series of training videos for all participants on collection methodology and sampling.
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.
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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.
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.
The biggest mistake you can make is to think of that audience as a single entity. They don’t share the same motivations, preferences or priorities.
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.
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.
Accessing really good quality, reliable information about the population around your organisation or venue is not as difficult as you might think.
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.
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.
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 […]
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.
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.