Resources

Resources created by OTM are available in our members-only Dropbox. All resources below are created by other organisations.
Are we missing something? Email oxfordshiretheatremakers@gmail.com.

Venues Document
All of the venues in Oxfordshire have put together a document detailing what spaces they have available and what they can offer to theatre makers. Click here to download the artist’s guide to Oxfordshire venues.

Asset Audit
A guide to the physical assets available for hire to artists in Oxfordshire. Click here to download the asset audit.

Marketing Guides from the Old Fire Station
Alex Coke, the Marketing & Programme Manager from the Old Fire Station, has put together some guides on how to produce better marketing materials for your show.
Click here to download the Press Release Guide.
Click here to download the Guide to Making Print.
Click here to download the Guide to Writing Copy.

Funding Central
Funding Central is a national search engine for grants (covers all sectors, not just theatre). You fill in your profile with the type of funding/grants you are  looking for and get a regular newsletter every few weeks with available grants and upcoming deadlines. Other information on fundraising techniques is available on the website.

House Theatre
Advice and opportunities for touring shows. Click here for their resources page, with articles on everything from marketing to access to finance. Here are their top ten tips for tour booking!

Tour Finder
The free national listings site for artists and programmers. Click here to visit their website.

SBTD’s ‘Looking for a Designer’ Guide
The Society of British Theatre Designers have put together a guide for emerging directors on how to find and hire a designer. Click here to open the short PDF guide.

Equity
Details about Oxfordshire’s Equity branch can be found here.

BECTU
Oxford’s BECTU Rep at the New Theatre is Jane Connolly. Her email address is fairyflit26@yahoo.co.uk.

Julie’s Bicycle
Julie’s Bicycle is dedicated to reducing the environmental impact of the arts. They have comprehensive PDF guides for every aspect of theatre making.

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