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From: Alice Little <alice_at_makingmusic_dot_org_dot_uk>
Date: 22 March 2011 09:05:41 GMT
Subject: Upcoming training events

Attracting Younger People to your Events

Making Music South East has developed the following series of events for practitioners - whether music group organisers, promoters, venues, marketing professionals or amateur musicians hoping to promote concerts.

The following training sessions are being run at cost to ensure maximum accessibility (15/10 for members). Places are limited to around 10 for practical workshops and 20 for other sessions, so please book your place as soon as possible.

Introduction to Facebook and Twitter
Saturday 9 April, 1-3.30pm - Reading
Thursday 21 April, 1.30-4pm - Didcot
This is a hands-on workshop in a computer suite, for those who need a helping hand getting started with these websites.
We will help you register your group's profile, and show you how to use these tools to attract people to your group and your events.

Engaging with Social Media
Monday 18 April, 4-6.30pm - Southampton
Wednesday 11 May, 4.30-7pm - Redhill
This is a hands-on workshop in a computer suite. The session is designed for those already comfortable using Facebook, Twitter and similar sites.
We will look in detail at using social media to engage with audiences and group members and particularly at online ticketing.

What do young people really think?
Monday 11 April, 3.30-5.30pm - Oxford
This is a special event at which students from Oxford Brookes University will present their findings from a recent survey of participation, and answer questions based on this and their own experience.

Introduction to Audience Development
Saturday 7 May, 2-4.45pm - Tunbridge Wells
This popular seminar gives an overview of current approaches to the topic, with a special focus on promoting your group online, including to younger people.
see Item 2. below

All events cost 10 for members of Making Music groups, and 15 for non-members. For further details (venues and how to pay) please contact Alice Little or Kate Murdoch, or visit the events page on our website

Alice Little
Regional Development Officer
Making Music South East
Alice Little <alice_at_makingmusic_dot_org_dot_uk>

Making Music, the National Federation of Music Societies. A company limited by guarantee.  Registered in England no. 308632 Registered Charity in England no. 249219 and in Scotland no. SC038849.
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From: kate murdoch <katemmsoutheast_at_googlemail_dot_com>
Date: 22 March 2011 16:55:59 GMT
Subject: 'Introduction to Audience Development' Seminar: Sat 7 May, Tunbridge Wells

Making Music South East

'Introduction to Audience  Development' seminar

Saturday 7 May, 2-4.45pm - Tunbridge Wells, Kent

Are you looking to build audiences for your events? Come and find out more about current approaches to audience development, including ways to promote your group online.

This introductory seminar will be led by Kate Murdoch, Regional Development Officer for Sussex, Surrey & Kent. Mike Woodward from WeGotTickets, will also give a short presentation about online ticketing opportunities.

There will be a break for afternoon tea, giving you the chance to meet other participants, and a useful information pack to take home.

Date: Sat 7 May
Time: 2pm - 4.45pm (Arrivals 1.45pm)
Address: St John's Church Centre,  Amherst road, Tunbridge Wells TN4 9LG
Cost: 10 (members) 15 (non-members)
Advance booking is essential. Please email: kate_at_makingmusic_dot_org_dot_uk by Mon 18 April to reserve a place, or you can book directly online at:

I look forward to meeting you then.

With best wishes


Kate Murdoch
Regional Development Officer
Making Music South East (Eastern Division)
Making Music - Supporting and Championing Voluntary Music
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