Are you spending most of your time doing admin you don’t understand? Don't worry - we've got you covered.

Theatre Deli and The Pleasance Theatre present ‘The Need To Knows’, a series of workshops for aspiring theatre makers and producers on the basics of the independent theatre sector - consider it your crash course in the business aspects of the arts.

Come join us for 8 workshops including sessions on Arts Council England funding, Partnerships, Budgeting and Touring led by the expert staff from The Pleasance and Theatre Deli. Each session includes a stand alone workshop followed by a space for networking and further questions.


4th June, 6:30pm - 8pm -Arts Council Funding 101 - Jessica Brewster

This workshops lays the foundations of all the other workshops in the series.

An overview on what an Arts Council of England (ACE) funding application looks like, how to sign up for one, rules and guidelines, and understanding the terminology.

Each section in the application will be touched upon in the following sessions

Next workshop: Budgeting