3.30pm: Arrival, Refreshments & Networking

4.00pm: Welcome with John Robb

4.05pm: John Robb in conversation with Jay Taylor and Jeremy Rowlands

4.35pm: Milo McManus, Bootleg Social – The Bootleg Social story and getting your band booked in Blackpool

4.55pm: Lucy Wooley, Lancaster Jazz Festival – Creating a grassroots music festival from scratch

5.15pm: Panel Q&A

5.45pm: Live Music Performance by Rhy Grooves

5.50pm: Networking with refreshments

6.15pm: Karen Boardman, Arts Council England – Music Management…Are you ready and how will you know?

6.45pm: ACE Grass Roots Music Fund Information Session and Q&A with Tom Salmon

7.25pm: Closing Remarks

7.30pm: Live Music Performance by Rhy Grooves



Available in the downstairs arrival area at the start of the event. Representatives from Arts Council England, Creative Lancashire, Arts Lancashire Crowdfund Lancashire and the UCLan Music Industry Management course will be in attendance.

Scheduled 1-2-1s with Arts Council England will be signposted at the event and promoted and arranged in the weeks following the event.