Celebrating Your Community Competition

Celebrating Your Community Competition

Get your entries in quick….the closing date is Friday 31st July! Are you passionate about your local community? We would love to celebrate this! So we are launching an exciting new competition called Celebrating Your Community, and the main prize is a FREE...
INN CROWD residencies are coming!

INN CROWD residencies are coming!

Applause is a Project Partner for INN CROWD, a unique arts project that helps reinforce pubs as central to rural community life. Since 2016 INN CROWD has supported rural pubs across the South East and East of England to host exciting and inspiring spoken word, poetry...
Spotlight on Friends of All Saints, Allhallows

Spotlight on Friends of All Saints, Allhallows

We work with a network of passionate volunteer promoters to take the arts into the heart of communities across Kent and Sussex, without them we simply couldn’t do what we do! While touring is currently paused, we took the opportunity to have a chat with long...
Spotlight On Hands Down Circus

Spotlight On Hands Down Circus

Duct tape and inspiration might not immediately go together for most of us – but if you are a contemporary circus company it opens a world of possibility! With the Roundhouse London we commissioned Carys and Graham from Hands Down Circus to create an outdoor...
Spotlight On Owdyado Theatre

Spotlight On Owdyado Theatre

Owdyado Theatre, based in Cornwall, had their tour of Twisted Tales Vol 2 sadly cancelled due to the coronavirus outbreak. Since then they have been busy creating new work online for audiences to enjoy! We had a chat with Dan and Charlotte to find out what...
Guidance on reopening Village Halls

Guidance on reopening Village Halls

ACRE – Action with Communities in Rural England, have produced comprehensive guidance to help Village Halls to reopen after the coronavirus restrictions are lifted. View and download the guidance, including sample risk assessments, from their website here...