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Thank you for your interest in applying to attend the Leadership skills days for cultural leaders and changemakers who live and/ or work within the Tees Valley. You are able to apply for one or more of the leadership skills days in this application form. We will contact you following the application deadline to inform you which days we can offer you a place on.

Please take a moment to answer our short survey below, many thanks.

Please do not feel obligated to provide your name or contact details if you do not wish to. 

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We look forward to welcoming you to your forthcoming Clore Leadership Tees Valley session. 

As part of our ongoing commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion and to supporting all learners on our programmes we are committed to working towards creating an accessible and welcoming experience for those attending, both online and in person.

To do this well, we need as much information about you, your individual access and any other requirements as early as possible.  Then, working in consultation with you we will make our best efforts to consider and accommodate these where possible. 

Any access or personal information you share with us will remain confidential and will only be shared with your permission with the team delivering and supporting your programme to ensure they are also aware of how they might meet your specific requirements.

If you have any questions about or need additional support for your course onboarding process please email programmes@cloreleadership.org.

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About you:

Thank you for speaking at the Governance Now Conference: ‘Championing Communities’!

As we plan for future governance events, including webinars later this year and the next Governance Now conference which will likely be held in autumn 2024, it would be helpful to get a sense of what worked well and what could be improved about this year’s conference.  We would therefore really appreciate feedback from your perspective as a speaker.

You can comment anonymously if you prefer. The survey is available as a Word document or you can complete it by phone with a member of our team if this works better for you. 

All answers will be treated with the strictest confidence unless you give permission for us to share more widely.

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Thank you for taking part in the Clore Leadership Climate Assembly. Your feedback is really important to help us understand your experience, help us evaluate and improve the programming we provide and how we provide it, and to help us understand the impact of attending for you.  Please complete the following  questionnaire by 17th February. It should take 10-15 minutes to complete. 

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We are delighted to announce the first in a series of new Leadership Experience sessions as part of our new programme for cultural sector leaders in the Tees Valley region. 

To register to attend, please complete this short webform. Zoom details for the event will be provided in advance. 

Online on Zoom, Wednesday March 22, 2023, 11.00-12.30

As part of the new programme of leadership development for the arts and culture sector in the Tees Valley, this is the first event of a series of facilitated conversations where leaders will share their stories and experiences. 

Please note this series is for people living or working in the cultural sector in the Tees Valley.

Our speaker: Linda Bloomfield is based in Sheffield and her culture and community work is local, national and international, including projects with the National Theatre, British Library, Future Arts Centres, Saitama Arts Theater and the Albany. Linda was granted a Clore Excellerate Fellowship in 2021, and is the Founder and Director of RivelinCo, a neighbourhood arts centre 'without walls' based in Hillsborough, Sheffield. Linda has also been curating #OpportunityTuesday, a newsletter and Twitter thread of paid opportunities for artists and creatives, every week for five years. www.lindajbloomfield.com, @LindaBxx (Twitter) and RivelinCo's is www.rivelinco.org.

Please provide information about any access requirements you may have to support your attendance online when you register to attend. 

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We hope that you found the January Workshops rewarding.  We would very much appreciate your feedback.  We really do take your views into account so do feel free to provide constructive criticism (as well as positive comments of course) where appropriate and add additional comments at the end of the form. Please complete and submit forms by 23rd January 2023


Below, how  would you rate the individual Fellowship Workshop sessions? 

Influence, Impact & Brand : Sarah Cartwright - 16th January 

Strategic Planning : Maureen Salmon - 17th January 

Governance : Keith Arrowsmith - Wednesday 18th January 

Governance Insight : Stella Kanu - Wednesday 18th January 


Has taking part in the Workshop enhanced any of the following for you?

How much do you agree or strongly disagree with each of the following statements? 

( Agree Strongly, Agree, Neither Agree or Disagree, Agree partly, Disagree ) 

How would you rate the practical elements of the programme? 

( on a scale of 1 to 5 with 1 being poor and 5 being excellent ) 

We are really looking forward to welcoming you to the conference at the Midlands Arts Centre on Wednesday 8 February 2023. 

So we are able to ascertain room capacities for breakout spaces on the day, please could you review the updated programme here and the descriptions below and let us know from the following options which breakouts you are likely to attend at this stage?*

Got a burning question for one of our keynote speakers?  With limited time for Q&A’s, questions sent in advance are more likely to be addressed on the conference day. Please use the box below send over any provocations or questions you may have.

Breakout Options

11:55 - 12:45
Panel: 'Moving Practices' - Examining the Orchestra's Live story of relocating out of London: the motivations, challenges and board's role in the decision
Workshop: 'Open Conversations' - Creative Lives present learning from their 'Open Conversations' model, bringing more under-represented voices onto boards
Case Study: 'Devolved Leadership and Coventry 2021, UK City of Culture' - Coventry Moves: The vision for Coventry 2021, the 3rd UK City of Culture - This session will share how the Coventry 2021 team went about devolving / distributing the creative leadership

13:45 - 14:30
Panel: The case for learning from young people at board level - Exploring the ways in which young people can be recruited & included in governance processes.
Workshop: 'Place/s at the Table - Towards a Manifesto' - Session giving overview of Tim Wheeler's report into disability & governance and looking to inspire next steps to changing the game for representation of people with lived experience of disability at board level
Case Study: 'The Place Index - A data-led approach to place-based practice' - Heritage Lottery Fund present learning from their data-led approach to place-based interventions: the 'Place Index'

14:35 - 15:20
Panel: 'the Global Majority & cultural boards' - 
Panel session on race & decolonisation - challenging both the composition and structure of boards in working towards more representative models of governance. 
Workshop: 'Restitution & repatriation - how do ethics and governance interact?' - ACE guidance on Restitution and Repatriation for museums/galleries – and the Charities Act 2022 changes that allow all trust boards to consider giving back items in their collection. 
Case Study: 'Flashmobs and VR - Place-making and community Participation in Gloucester' - Exploring how cultural organisations can engage with local authority strategy in helping to drive the Levelling Up agenda through placemaking events.

*We recognise that these choices could change between now and the conference day and will not hold individuals to their choices but it is a helpful indication for the event organisers on the day. 

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Thank you for your interest in attending the Fellowships Q&A to find out more about the Arts Council Ireland Fellowship and Creative Scotland Fellowship.

The registration is now closed. If you wish to see a recording of the session please email - fellowships@cloreleadership.org


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