Momentum Day Norwich

Saturday 2nd September 2017
1:00 PM

Free - booking essential


Norwich Arts Centre

PRS Foundation are pleased to join forces with PRS for Music to present a free day of discussion and advice at the home of our Talent Development Partners, Norwich Arts Centre, ending in a gig featuring three music creators funded through the Momentum Music Fund, including a special album release show from Mary Epworth.


The day will equip you with all the tools you need to get to a sustainable level in your music career. Get tickets to this free day discussion here, which starts at 1pm, and features panellists from PRS for Music, BBC Introducing, DIY Magazine and more TBC.



1pm – 2pm – PRS for Music presents : How To: Make Your Music Pay
A seminar aimed at helping local music creators make the most of their music.
Stuart Belsham – Education and Outreach Manager at PRS for Music
Sophie Little – Presenter and Producer at BBC Music Introducing
Carly Wilford – Artist Manager
Paul Burrows – Regional Organiser at Musician’s Union
Sam Taylor – UK Brand Manager at Tunecore
2pm: Lunch (free vegan chilli in the NAC bar)
2:30 – 3:30pm: Momentum Day: an introduction to funding
A panel of experts discuss the current funding environment; needs and approaches, as well as tips, opportunities, and advice.
Joe Frankland – Senior Grants and Programmes Manager at PRS Foundation
Adrian Cooke – Relationship Manager at Arts Council England
Rosie Arnold – Executive Producer at Norwich Arts Centre
Lynne McDowell – Head of Communications at PPL
Michelle Hilborne – Artist Manager at Forest Marble
3:30 – 3:45pm – Coffee break
3:45pm – 5:00pm: Momentum Day: how to build Momentum
How do you get funding-ready, build a team, and then build a buzz?
Our panel provide insight from across the industry, discussing Momentum success-stories and how you can get there.
Joe Frankland – Senior Grants and Programmes Manager at PRS Foundation
Sarah Jamieson – Managing Editor at DIY Magazine
Sophie Little – Presenter and Producer at BBC Music Introducing
Mary Epworth – Momentum Funded Artist
Laura Lewis-Paul – Creative Director at Saffron Records
7:30pm – Networking drinks in NAC bar
8:00pm – 11:00pm – Mary Epworth + Hannah Peel + Love Ssega



Gig tickets are free if you attend the panel, and £5 if you don’t, purchase tickets here.

The Momentum Music Fund is run by PRS Foundation using public funds from Arts Council England, support from PPL, and is in association with Spotify.



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