Julie's Bicycle have created a webinar focused on how to make your outdoor event sustainable, aimed at organisations who manage or produce outdoor events. You can access the webinar by visiting the Julie's Bicycle website, where you will also find a range of other useful resources and information about sustainable creativity.
Forestry Commission England
Forestry Commission England have just launched a new toolkit aimed at land managers, artists, producers and promoters based on their recent experience of Living Symphonies, co-produced with Sound and Music and presented in four different forests in 2014. You can access their toolkit - Planning and Producing Artworks in the Natural Environment - here.
A Toolkit for Outdoor Artists
Or 'Some Questions You Might Want to Consider on Your Journey'
Click here for a great Prezi for artists working outdoors, or considering working outdoors, by Cat Boot via Theatre Bristol, Seachange Arts, Le Forneau, Close Act and Bui Bolg as a result of the Leonardo Open Out Arts Partnership.
Independent Street Arts Network Resources
ISAN have produced a range of guidance and support relating to outdoor arts practice, including: event guidance, street arts and outdoor arts practice in the UK, advocacy, training and development. To access their range of materials go to ISAN's website.
Public Sector Commissioning
Useful information for arts and cultural organisations wanting to engage in public service commissioning and public service commissioners - including those in local authorities, NHS and clinical commissioning groups - wishing to use arts and cultural providers to secure better outcomes. This link will take you to a series of pages produced as part of the Cultural Commissioning Programme, an Arts Council England funded project with National Council for Voluntary Organisations with NPC and nef.
Economic Impact Toolkit
This Audience Agency Toolkit is designed to estimate the economic impact of cultural events and activities that take place in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. There are 3 main sections:
Economic Impact Calculator - works out the economic impact of a project
Social Return on Investment (SROI) Calculator - works out the monetary value of the social impact of a project
Gross Value Added (GVA) Calculator - works out the level of Gross Value Added generated by a project
You can access these toolkits via the Economic Impact Toolkit website here.
Quest Southwest Resources
Quest Southwest created a snapshot of Outdoor Arts work relating to the theme of climate change and sustainability in January/Feb 2014. It is not an audit or curated choice of work - simply a collection of work sent in by artists and producers to muse on and be aware of.