June 16 2017
At the heart of Outdoor Arts is the ability to bring together communities and offer enriching experiences which unite friends, families and strangers. By reaching out across society, on high streets and town squares, in parks and fields or on...
ISAN’s ‘On the Road’ again!
June 13 2017
The Strong and Stable Tour
(The coffee will be strong and the pastries will be stable)
What is ‘On the Road’? Put it like this… generally, we find that the Outdoor Arts community loves a good get-together – and that’s what ISAN...
Outdoor Arts Advice Shop
May 10 2017
Next week we’re running the first of our Outdoor Arts Advice shops. There are six available places and four are taken by the companies in this year’s Circulate programme (Akademi, Levantes Dance Theatre, Mem Morrison and Ockham’s Razor).
So we are...
Free Outdoor Arts Seminars
May 3 2017
All the world's a stage... but don't forget the price tag
Seminars for UK Outdoor Arts:
Show Pricing / International Touring
London: Tue 16 May 16:00-19:30, Lumen Bloomsbury
Manchester: Mon 22 May 16:00-19:30, MadLab Manchester
XTRAX and Without Walls and ISAN are joining forces to run two...
Remembering Bill and Bernie
April 24 2017
We recently learned of the loss of two very different, but very representative, figures from the Outdoor Arts sector: Bill Mitchell, Artistic Director of Wildworks, and the tightrope performer Bernie Bennett.
Bill was a pioneering artist whose work with Kneehigh and Wildworks,...
Outdoor Arts Internship (paid!)
March 9 2017
with the Circulate Consortium Outer London Strategic Touring
(including one day a week here at ISAN HQ!)
Circulate is an outer London outdoor touring consortium comprised of Watermans, The Albany, Millfield Theatre, Stratford Circus Arts Centre, the Independent Street Arts Network and...
February 9 2017
Thank you to everyone who stood for election onto the ISAN Board and to the membership for taking the time to vote. And massive gratitude to our departing members - Neil Butler, Mira Kaushik, Robin Morley and Frank Wilson - for...
Outdoor Arts and Circus Leadership
January 9 2017
Clore Leadership Open Event
Thu 2 Feb, 6-8pm
ISAN HQ, London
Do you have leadership potential in the cultural sector?
Do you work in Circus or Outdoor Arts?
Applications for the 2017/18 Clore Fellowships are now open. The Clore Fellowship brings together some of the most...
Outdoor Arts Degree at Winchester
December 12 2016
BA (Hon) Outdoor Arts: Performance and Production
The University of Winchester will be starting the new BA (Hon) Outdoor Arts Performance and Production degree in September 2017. This accelerated two-year degree offers a practical training and education with accredited nomadic work experience...
Mistletoe and Muesli: Festive Breakfast with ISAN
November 11 2016
Tue 6 Dec, 9.30am-12.30pm at the ISAN office in Euston
Please join us for breakfast at ISAN Towers for a bit of a festive morning mingle as we get ready to say farewell to this rather “challenging” year. We'd be delighted...