In Conversation: Mobility & Change, April 2019

Mobility and Change, 2019, featuring Caroline Williams, artist and creator of the show Now Is The Time To Say Nothing and Fran Wood, founder of the charity Darlington Assistance for Refugees ,chaired by Caroline Pearce; taking place at Darlington’s Quaker Meeting House.

In Conversation: Room for More, Oct 2018

Featuring Miriam Sherwood and Thom Andrewes from the show Rendezvous in Bratislava, and Jade Byrne, associate artist and creator of Pricks, chaired by Kerami Roberts; taking place at Polam School’s Liddiard Theatre foyer.

In Conversation: Play, Oct 2017

Featuring artists Kirsty Harris and Hazel Anderson, Ed Patrick aka Kid Carpet and chaired by Miranda Thain of Theatre Hullabaloo; taking place in Paines Plough’s Roundabout venue, on location in Darlington’s market square.

In Conversation: Truth & Compassion, Oct 2016

Featuring artists Kirsten Luckins, Joe Sellman-Leava, Rhiannon Armstrong, Conrad Murray and Will Taylor, chaired by Steve Gilroy of Northumbria University and Live Theatre; taking place in Polam School’s Liddiard Theatre.

In Conversation: World Class, Oct 2015

Featuring business leader Haani Hasnain, Bill Vince from Arts Council England, Battersea Arts Centre’s David Jubb and chaired by renowned writer and thinker, Maddy Costa; taking place in Be Premiere hair salon.

In Conversation: touring, April 2015

In spring 2015 we had another discussion event on the topic of Touring and how great that is for the artists who do it and the audiences around the country, featuring director Amy Golding, producer Katie Duffy, performer Adam Farrell and director Nel Crouch, with chair Ayla Huseyinoglu; unfortunately the recording was lost but it looked like this, taking place in Voodoo Cafe.

In Conversation: on social conflict, Oct 2014

How Social Conflict Affects the Development of Theatre, featuring Nir Paldi from Theatre Ad Infinitum with artist Nazli Tabatabai-Khatambakhsh and chaired by Stella Hall, Director of Festival of Thrift; taking place in Voodoo Cafe, Darlington.

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In Conversation: the power of personal stories, March 2014

Featuring artists Will Dickie, Jo Hellier, John Berkavitch with chair Lynda Winstanley, Director of Darlington Civic Theatre; taking place in the Conservatory Bar of the Civic Theatre.

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In Conversation: Epic in the Everyday, Oct 2013

Featuring Leandra Ashton and Marta Isabella Rizi from Flying Cloud Theatre, Jessica Latowicki and Christopher Brett Bailey from Made in China Theatre, chaired by Katy Milne, Director of Greenfield Arts; took place in the cafe in Darlington’s famous indoor market.