Community Matinees
- Directly appealing to and developing new audiences
- Incorporation of Children's Participatory Projects
- Attracting a high proportion of first time opera-goers
- Using local community venues e.g. town square or green
- Earlier start time, convenient for families and the elderly
- Informal atmosphere with freedom of movement for children
- Highly subsidised ticket prices
- Encouraging newcomers by involving them in the organisation of the event
- Helping with publicity accommodation stewarding etc
Flamenco Workshop organised by Abbotsbury Music Festival, Bridport Schools performance in Trowbridge
Workshop taken by Saffron Education workshop director Community matinee audience at Bridport School
Gaudi-inspired entrance gate for Carmen, Abbotsbury Music Festival, Bridport