Sign Up For ‘Our Big Community Gigs’ Application Deadline 12th May

 Superact is looking for over 275 local Community Event Organisers across the UK to be part of the Our Big Gig in 2013.

Our Big Gig is a community music celebration which takes place across the UK from the 11th – 14th July 2013. This annual event aims to bring communities together to celebrate their local musical talents and get more people involved in music making.

All Our Big Gig events are organised by local volunteers, on the ground, in their communities with support from Superact’s Regional Managers. All events need to be at least 4 hours long, free for people to attend and should provide opportunities for people to participate in a range of musical activities. Working with both amateur and professional artists to deliver projects in settings such as hospitals, prison, schools, residential homes and community centres across the UK and Internationally.

Who can be a Community Event Organiser?

  • Volunteers with good connections in their local community and an interest in community music.
  • Community Event Organisers need to be over 18 years of age or be working in partnership with an adult who Superact can contract with.
  • Community Event Organisers must be associated with an organisation or group with its own bank account as we cannot contract with individuals. For example – a local music group, friends of the park group, rotary club, school, faith group etc.

Why take part in Our Big Gig: This is your chance to organise an amazing musical celebration in your local community; bringing together diverse groups of people to celebrate your achievements as a community. You can choose the venue, the date and the time of your event, between the period of the 11th- 14th July 2013.

If selected you will receive a budget to showcase the music that your community wants to hear and get involved with. It’s a great opportunity to showcase new and existing talent in the community. If you are part of a group that is on the lookout for new members this is a perfect recruitment opportunity to reach out to new audiences and potential members. It’s a chance to rejuvenate your public performance spaces such as bandstands and town centres, to bring them back to life and draw attention to the importance of local performance opportunities for all members of the community. You will receive all the necessary support from Superact including training, publicity materials, PR and marketing support. It’s a great opportunity to re-create the vibrant community spirit we saw in 2012 and bring communities closer together…Read More

 

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