The Space Day in Hull, City of Culture 2017

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The Space Day in Hull, City of Culture 2017

January 31, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 4:45 pm

Hear from Martin Green, CEO and Director of Hull 2017, the man charged with pulling together the 365-day extravaganza of culture and art for the city. Martin will talk about the year long programme, what it means to the people of Hull, changing preconceptions and how the city is drawing people from across the UK and wider afield to join in the celebrations.

Fiona Morris, The Space’s CEO and Creative Director, will talk about the work of the organisation, looking back upon a year of activity and outline new projects and opportunities.

Breakout sessions will explore digital opportunities in more detail.  Including:

Audiences in the digital landscape

From understanding simple, easily accessible audience data to deliver insights, to quick wins around content and social media, these tips will understanding of what different platforms/channels might offer.

Capture for the screen

From cinema screens to mobile screens, what are the considerations and tips to capturing your work for the screen? Kate Packenham, Executive Producer for Donmar Warehouse will join this session.

Interaction and audiences

How do you build compelling, interactive artistic experiences? What are the methods and technologies out there and what’s appropriate for your work? We share some examples of arts experiences using different digital methods, platforms and technologies and wider principles for making great work.

Building your digital strategy

This session will explore the digital tools and opportunities that lie beyond simply marketing arts. An important insight into how to achieve a coherent and manageable digital strategy.

All sessions will be facilitated by BBC Academy trainers.

Registration is from 9.30am. First session starts promptly at 10am.  Lunch included.


Hull Truck Theatre
Hull Truck Theatre
HU2 8LB, 50 Ferensway gb