The ISLAND Arts Centre is our Audience Delight Award winner for best socially distanced festival for families. Read our case study to find out how they did it, how their audience found it and tips for doing it yourself.Tags: Audience Delight, Outdoor festivals, Families, COVID-19
How to engage with family audiences - from your programming, to customer experience and marketing.
How engaged Adults (35-49) are in Arts and Culture in Belfast and what art forms they are interested in the most.
10 personas for UK cultural audiences. These are a great way to visualise your audience once you know where they're coming from.
In this audience snapshot, learn about NI audiences' summer plans.Tags: Audience Panel
This report from Culture24 explores after-hours events in museums and their role in the night-time economy.
This report from Arts Connect explores how people aged 10 to 19 relate to arts and culture.
Young adults (16-24), or Gen Z, as marketers like to call them, are often seen as a hard-to-reach group. This report provides more juicy information about their lives and behaviours.
This in-depth qualitative study looks at arts audiences from 20 organisations across the UK, uncovering why people attend shows, events, and galleries - and what holds them back from engaging more.
How Buxton Opera House used audience feedback to make their venue and events more family-friendly.
Author: Kate Mroczkowski, Spektrix
Our family friendly toolkit will help you to welcome families and anticipate their needs.
How London Symphony Orchestra changed their mindset and activities to make sure they are inclusive of all families.
Author: Fabienne Morries, London Symphony Orchestra
Open House Festival is in the unusual position of having moved location from Belfast city centre to the seaside town of Bangor. We explore why they made the move, and how it has affected their audiences.
Author: Lidiya Yankovskaya
Durham Cathedral's lego-based fundraising campaign shows how arts, culture, and heritage organisations can create engaging fundraisers that appeal to families and young people.
Author: Catherine Hodgson, Durham Cathedral
The Age Friendly Guidelines from Family Arts Campaign provide practical steps to welcome older audiences.
How Young At Art create relaxed performances and an accessible festival experience for their young audience members with additional needs.
A checklist of practical information to give to your potential visitors or event attendees.
Carrickfergus Museum transformed an empty space within their building into an area specifically designed for a new audience. We're looking at how they succeeded and how they integrated it into their regular programming.
The Duncairn is our Audience Delight Award winner for Best Community Vibes. Read our case study to find out what is it about them that makes their audiences click.Tags: Community, Loyalty
How you can use images to connect with your audiences.
A message from the thrive team to the Arts, Culture and Heritage sectors about COVID-19.
Read the Arts Collaboration Network's latest statement on 27th January 2021
Why green issues matter to audiences and how the cultural sector is well-placed to make a positive impact on the environment.
We've asked Zoe Seaton at Big Telly Theatre Company what it's like to adapt live theatre online, how to price digital performances and tips for NI organisations.
In 2018, six museums across Northern Ireland hosted late-night events to attract new audiences and change perceptions about museums.
A recent visit to Dundee shows a city that is investing in people-focused culture and heritage. What are the lessons for Belfast's future cultural strategy?