Unlocking Opportunities for Arts & Heritage
Projects Seminar

Nottingham-based Focus Consultants and architects Purcell are hosting
a free half day seminar open to anyone involved in arts, heritage and
conservation projects. The afternoon event will take place on 11th
February at Nottingham Council House.

The seminar will provide informed guidance on how to unlock, manage
and implement funding to deliver best value. Guest speakers include Service
Manager for Museums and Galleries at Nottingham City Council, Ron Inglis, Focus
Consultants partner, Kevin Osbon and Niall Phillips, Head of Design at Purcell.
Kevin will talk about the Focus approach to securing funding for
cultural and heritage projects, using a series of case studies to demonstrate
the range of grant funding available in the sector. The company has helped with
funding bids for a number of key projects in Nottingham including the Playhouse
Sky Mirror, Broadway Media Centre and the New Art Exchange.
Ron will discuss the key opportunities, challenges and obstacles faced
by a client when applying for and receiving Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) grants.
Niall will review creative ways of maximising the value of assets to
assist towards resourcing projects and their future operation.
The seminar starts at 14:45pm ending with networking and canap├ęs from
Focus Consultants is based at Phoenix Business Park, Nottingham, with
offices in Leicester, Holborn, Boston and near Lincoln. Purcell opened its
Nottingham studio last year and has regional studios across the UK.
Purcell is working on number of schemes in the area, providing funding
advice, heritage consultancy and architectural services. Most recently, the
practice prepared a Conservation Management Plan for the Malt Cross which
contributed to its successful HLF bid.
Pre-booking is essential. For further information please contact
Saneeta Mandil on 020
7397 7171 or email: events@purcelluk.com
www.focus-consultants.co.uk       @FocusLLP
www.purcelluk.com       @Purcelluk
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