Birmingham Arts Board and Culture Leadership Training


Birmingham Arts Board and Culture Leadership Training 2015 –

Introductory Sessions –

We need more people to help lead local arts in our communities

Are you interested in the arts? Do you want to help make a difference in your local community?

Birmingham City Council Culture Commissioning Service are offering an arts leadership training programme for adult residents from across the city to develop their skills and knowledge to become local leaders, who can support local arts in Birmingham.

Arts organisations need people with a range of expertise and this training programme will offer individuals the opportunity to develop or hone existing skills in trusteeship and governance, fund-raising, marketing, event and volunteer management.

If you already have some of these skills, would like to develop your knowledge and skills to make a difference in your local community, then this is the training opportunity for you. You will need to attend ONE introduction session to register your interest and then training packages will become available during the year for you to attend at your convenience.

The introductory sessions outlined below take place across the city in a variety of different locations. During the session you will learn more about the way in which the programme will be developed. You will also be asked to register and undertake a skills audit so that training can be pitched appropriately.

To book your place on one of these introductory training sessions – please email: or call Jenny on 07967 187822.


6pm – 7.30pm Wednesday 20th May at Ward End Library, Washwood Heath Road, B8 2HF (Hodge Hill – East Birmingham)

6pm – 7.30pm Tuesday 26th May at Northfield Baptist Church, 789 Bristol Road South, Northfield B31 2NQ (Northfield – South Birmingham)

6pm – 7.30pm June 4 at BVSC, The Centre for Voluntary Action, 138 Digbeth, Birmingham, B5 6DR part of Volunteers Week

The introductory session is free to attend with refreshments. If you are unable to attend any of these sessions but are interested in this programme then please get in touch to register your interest as we will run further introduction sessions if there is enough demand. This training is being supported and funded through the Culture Commissioning Service, Birmingham City Council.


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