Critical Mass 2017: the National Outdoor Arts Conference

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This is an essential meeting point for everyone involved in Outdoor Arts in the UK and Ireland and, as a Creative People and Places partner, I thought that it may be of particular interest to you and your colleagues.


Attending the conference will be artists, companies, technicians and producers as well as people from local authorities, agencies, venues and funding bodies and together

  • We’ll look at why we do what we do, who we do it for and how we can do it better
  • We’ll exchange practical knowledge, experience and news
  • We’ll take stock of recent developments
  • We’ll make plans for the future
  • We’ll provide advice, guidance and case studies for new festivals and emerging artists as well as experienced sector professionals

There will be presentations from inspiring speakers, knowledge sharing, artists’ pitches, the Outdoor Arts marketplace, mentoring and troubleshooting – and an evening dinner party hosted by Festive Road in their exciting cycle and creature-filled creation space.

Working in partnership with Festive Road, The Stables, DestinationMK and with the generous support of Milton Keynes Council, we look forward to two fruitful days of discussions, ideas, networking and planning, whilst the new town of concrete cows celebrates its fiftieth birthday.

Tickets include registration, arrival pack, two days of conference packed with speakers, experts, discussion and debate, access to reduced accommodation, transport between MK station, hotels and venues, the marketplace, two lunches at the Stables, one dinner with a drink and entertainment at Festive Road and tea, coffees and snacks throughout. We’ve aimed to keep the ticket prices affordable, with substantial discounts for ISAN Members.

Early Bird prices are available until 18 Oct.
Book & more info

The conference promises to be a stimulating, enjoyable and packed couple of days and we’d love to see you there!
Please don’t hesitate to get in touch by email to if you have any queries about the conference.


Past Event

Critical Mass 2017: the National Outdoor Arts Conference

Mon 27 November 2017


Ends: Tue 28 November

Milton Keynes

Look at website for more information

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