Sharing knowledge and insights from the network

Audience Development in a Hybrid World

[62 minute webinar recording]

Audience Development

Process – Arts by the Sea’s response to In Memoriam

[Approximately 13 minutes reading]

Audience Development

In Memoriam at The Arches Worcester Festivals

[Approximately 30 minutes; 12 minutes reading and 4x performance videos of 3, 7, 2 and 5 minutes]

Audience Development

Greenwich and Docklands International Festival: Accessibility for Visually Impaired and Deaf Audiences 

Installations, Audio Tour, Access Training Videos and BSL Short Film [Approximately 42 minutes, including 2x training videos of 12 and 7 minutes]

Audience Development

Out There Festival: Engaging Migrant Communities Over Lockdown

SeaChange Arts alongside migrant communities and families, created décor via 100 multilingual craft packs to be used at the Out There International Festival of Circus and Street Arts. [Approximately 15 minutes reading]

Audience Development

Creative Lab: Creating Environmentally Sustainable Outdoor Work

[Approximately 45 minute Symposium recording, further guidance includes a 6 minute video, 40 minute report and 60 minute programme document]


Event Organising: Accessibility in Outdoor Arts

A webinar for event organisers: find inclusive practices when working With Deaf and Disabled audiences and artists [76 minute webinar recording]


Webinar: the journey back to the outdoors, programming Outdoor Arts events in times of COVID-19

[85 minute webinar recording]

General Resources

Access Guide 2020: Outdoor Festivals and Events

A commissioned guide to promote good practice in access. By Without Walls, led by Alex Covell. [Access Guide: approximately 7 hours reading. Access Guide for COVID-19: approximately 25 minutes]


Mapping sustainability challenges in Outdoor Arts

[Includes a downloadable document of approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes reading]


Access Development: Including Deaf & Disabled Audiences

Presentations and checklist for incorporating access into your Audience Development plans. [2x presentation decks of 20 minutes and 8 minutes]


Touch Tour Training: Visual Impairment awareness and touch tour training

Touch tour trainsing sessions delivered by Without Walls and Anne Hornsby from Mind’s Eye, including a touch tour script and a do’s and don'ts reminder for Motionhouse’s WILD. Without Walls also collaborates with Vocal Eyes to bring a second touch tour training session aimed at Outdoor Arts companies in the early stages of creating their shows. Touch tours give patrons who are visually impaired the opportunity to touch and interact with parts of the set and pieces of scenery, props and costumes for a more immersive experience. [Approximately 35 minutes; including 5 minute training summary, 3 minute training script, 7 minute guidance and 15 minute training notes]


Without Walls promotion at Internationale Kulturbörse Freiburg (IKF), Germany

[Approximately 5 minutes]


Without Walls Digital Surgeries

[Approximately 6 minutes]


Creative Lab: Digital & the Outdoor