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Supporting the arts in the borough

The Borough of Reigate & Banstead Arts Council is a voluntary charitable body (Registered Charity number 267645) whose principal role is to support all aspects of the Arts in the Borough. Committee members include representatives from local arts groups plus members and officers from the local council.

Reigate and Banstead are located within Surrey, south of London and north of Brighton. The M25 cuts east to west through the borough and nearby is Gatwick airport and the M23. Towns found within the borough include Nork, Banstead, Burgh Heath, Tadworth, Kingswood, Hooley, Merstham, Reigate, Redhill, Salfords, Sidlow and Horley.

To join BRBAC Click Here

Key Objectives

1. Provide funding support
2. Generate publicity for Members’ activities
3. Provide advice and information to Members
4. Involve youth in the arts
5. Develop BRBAC’s own activities
6. Support collective arts activities

 

Services

BRBAC currently offers the following services:

Financial Support

• Cash grants are made each year to local
   organisations on behalf of the Borough
• Applications are invited from any member
   group which must be made by 1st January
• Disbursements will be made in the
   following April
• Amounts are generally between £100
   and £500

Arts Festival

BRBAC organises regular Arts Festivals at the Harlequin Theatre in Redhill, involving a range of societies from across the artistic disciplines.

A leaflet detailing the events on offer in the 2014 BRBAC Arts Festival can be downloaded here.

Advice

• Guidance is available on a range of subjects
   including publicity, printing, insurance,
   bookings, venues for performances and
   rehearsals, wardrobe and properties.

Marketing Support

Member groups can promote their forthcoming
events via:

• On-line Newsletter which is updated quarterly
• Quarterly news summary in hard copy
   mailed to all members
• Events Diary which is distributed quarterly
   to some 75 active Arts organisations in
   the Borough as well as Council members
   and the general public
• Poster Board sites in Redhill and Reigate
• Events News insert in the Harlequin Theatre's
   What's On publication. For £20 members can
   advertise to over 17,000 regular theatre goers.

A synopsis of member societies is also published in the Who's Who publication which includes a summary of their activities, aims and achievements as well as contact details. Who's Who guides are distributed via Help Shops and libraries throughout the Borough. Additional Marketing initiatives are also under development.

Council Links

• Through our close ties with the local authority we
  have regular contact with Councillors and Council
  Officers and act as the voice of the Arts in
  Council matters as required.

Meetings

• Members are invited to gather and discuss the Arts
  in a relatively informal way at meetings twice
  a year.
• The Arts Council fosters closer ties between
  societies and other local organisations.

 

Contacts

Tim Sinclair
Chairman
 
sinclairtim44@yahoo.co.uk
01789 262 236
George Gray
Treasurer
 
georgewgray@andante12.plus.com
01737 769484
Steve Lawrenson
Vice Chairman & Grants Sub-committee
 
stevelawrenson@btinternet.com
01737 767 061
Jennifer Hughes
Secretary

 
seatex@tiscali.co.uk
01737 247 806