Full Portfolio

2021

National Lottery Heritage Fund

Consultant support (audience engagement specialism) to a wide range of NLHF applicants.

Exeter Cathedral, National Lottery Heritage Fund

Research and consultation to develop an Activity Plan in support of a large scale capital application to NLHF. In association with Crystal Johnson.

Severn Arts, Business Planning Support

In-project support for the development of a revised three year business plan, including facilitation of a trustees business planning workshop session

The Plymouth Diocese Trust, The Old Church of St. Mary’s, Barnstaple, Viability Study

Desk research and collation of findings to present a viability study in support of work undertaken funded by the Architectural Heritage Fund (AHF)

Plymouth City Council, Plymouth Sound National Marine Park, Outline Activity Plan

Community consultation and research to inform the development of an Outline Activity Plan for a Round 1 application to the National Lottery Heritage Fund (NLHF)

The Police and Crime Commissioner for Devon and Cornwall, Evaluation of Home Office funded Perpetrator Programme

With Munro Research and Evaluation. Planning and delivery of an evaluation framework to monitor the effectiveness of a range of pilot interventions, designed to better understand and reduce incidences of domestic abuse in Cornwall, Devon, Plymouth and Torbay. Qualitative and quantitative methodology

2020

St Sylvester’s Church Renovation and Community Project, Evaluation

Evaluation of a three year NLHF-funded project to develop audiences for St. Sylvester’s Church, Chivelstone, Devon

Cogges Heritage Trust, Cogges 1,000 Year Plus, Evaluation

Evaluation of a three year NLHF-funded project to widen audiences for Cogges Manor Farm, Witney, Oxfordshire

National Trust, Corfe Castle, Conservation Management Plan (update)

Visitor data collection to inform the content of a revised Conservation Management Plan. Led by Keystone Historic Building Consultants

Meridian Raw, Chasing the Light and Walking with Cameras

Evaluation of a three year participatory photography programme funded by the National Lottery Community Fund. Led by Munro Research

Exeter Community Centre Trust

Evaluation of a two year Activity Plan funded by National Lottery Heritage Fund, and investment from Power to Change, in support of the regeneration of the top floor of Exeter Community Centre

Torbay Development Company, Torre Abbey

Guidance in support of the development of a National Lottery Heritage Fund application for Torre Abbey Phase 3

National Lottery Heritage Fund

Consultant support (audience engagement specialism) to a wide range of NLHF applicants

2019

The Cyfarthfa Plan, Merthyr Tydfil

Community consultation and market research to support the delivery of a strategic master plan for the Cyfarthfa Plan and its assets in Merthyr Tydfil. With Ian Richie Architects and Julia Holberry Associates.

Royal Hospital Chelsea

Audience Research Consultancy. To support the development of a strategic approach to audience development for Royal Hospital Chelsea

Mayflower Trails, Plymouth City Council

Evaluation support in respect of the Mayflower Trails project. Funded by National Lottery Heritage Fund.

Elizabethan House, Plymouth City Council

Market Assessment and community consultation to support the development of an Activity Plan for submission to National Lottery Heritage Fund. In association with Julia Holberry and Hilary Bracegirdle

Cotham Parish Church, Bristol, Cotham Parish Church PCC

Market Assessment, stakeholder consultation including consultation with parishioners, in order to to better understand the local market for church and church building usage. In association with Ferguson Mann Architects.

St Sylvester’s Church Renovation and Community Project

Advice and support to St. Sylvester PCC during their development phase of the project, leading to a Round 2 submission to the Heritage Fund. In association with Hilary Bracegirldle

South West Academic Health Science Network, Quality Improvement Partner Panels (QuIPPs)

Evaluation of the QuIPPS initiative which aims to train and develop a pool of QI trained partners to provide support and advice to health and social care teams across the region working on quality improvement projects. Results used to support the development of the model and identify learning for future spread. Contract holder: Munro Research Associates.

River and Rowing Museum, Peter Rabbit: Mischief and Mayhem

Evaluation support to the museum team, planning of the project evaluation report, ensuring evidence was in place to demonstrate impact against Heritage Lottery funded outcomes

Whitleigh Big Local (Plymouth): Feasibility Study

A feasibility study undertaken to explore opportunities for the development of a community led space / centre in Whitleigh, Plymouth

2018

Mayflower Trails: Public Engagement, Plymouth City Council

Consultation and funding bid authoring to support the development of a public engagement project to help bring the Mayflower Trails (city centre) to life.

Exeter Community Centre Trust

Public and user consultation, Activity Plan and HLF Round 2 application

Elizabethan House, Plymouth City Council

Public consultation, outline Activity Plan and HLF Round 1 application. In association with Hilary Bracegirldle

Tolpuddle Old Chapel Trust

Activity Plan and Interpretation Plan recovery work to support a Round 2 HLF application. In association with Hilary Bracegirdle

Dorset History Network

Consultation with network members and non members to support the development of Dorset History Network

Heartswell Lodge

Market assessment to research demand for lodge style accommodation on the Treliske hospital site (RCHT)

Newton’s Place, Newton Abbot Town Council

Business Planning to support a Round 2 application to HLF for Newton’s Place project. In association with Michael White

2017

Torre Abbey Phase 3, Torquay Council

Business Planning to support a Round 1 application to HLF for capital works (Phase 3) of a large-scale renovation scheme.

Black Swan Arts

Strategic review, including Board workshop event. In association with Ann Jones, Art Project and Solutions

Bridport Prize, Bridport Arts Centre

Market analysis undertaken to support the development of the Bridport Prize [open writing competition]

Wiltshire Wildlife Trust

Completion of Activity Plan at HLF Round 2 to support the purchase and land management of new land to enhance an existing WWT reserve at Coombe Bissett Down. Working in association with Natalie Chambers, Heritage Learning Consultant.

2016

The Museum of Barnstaple and North Devon, North Devon District Council

Completion of Activity Plan at HLF Round 2. Museum extension project

Simonsbath, Exmoor, Exmoor National Park Authority

Feasibility study – associate working with Benjamin + Beauchamp (architect practice)

Dorset History Centre, Dorset County Council

Strategy planning including user and non-user consultation

Western Dorset Growth Corridor, Weymouth and Portland District Council

Museum and Heritage Market Development – in association with Crystal Johnson

Luxulyan Valley and the Treffry Viaduct, Cornwall Council

Delivery of Activity Plan at HLF Round 2 – in association with Linked Ring and Culture Works

Mount Batten, Plymouth City Council

Options and Feasibility Study – in association with Levitate

Bishop’s Barn and Wells Recreation Ground, Wells Recreation Ground Trust (Mendip District Council)

Business Plan viability study

2015

Heritage Revealed, Dartington Hall Trust

Delivery of Activity Plan at HLF Round 2. Heritage Landscape project

Whitehorse Hill Project Evaluation, Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery

Preparation of end of project evaluation report in respect of the Whitehorse Hill exhibition and supporting activity and interpretation programme

Plymouth History Centre, Plymouth City Council

Employed by Julia Holberry Associates to support the delivery of an Activity Plan at HLF Round 2, including stakeholder interviews, community consultation and market assessment

Plymouth University, Peninsular Arts

Consultancy support to undertake an evaluation and analysis of Peninsular Arts within the wider context of organisational review and development

Lyme Regis Museum, The Mary Anning Wing

Delivery of Activity Plan at HLF Round 2, including community consultation, research and market assessment

Waterloo Court,  Court Room, Chard

Feasibility study exploring options for end use to support the case for renovation for a complex of Grade 1 Medieval buildings, including the manor house court

Devon and Exeter Institution, Exeter

Facilitation of a planning day for trustees and consultancy team, in support of Activity Planning at HLF Round 2

2014

Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery/ A Journey to Genius

Evaluation supporting the delivery of a large-scale audience engagement project framed around the acquisition, conservation and display of a Joshua Reynolds portrait

Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter

Strategic marketing consulting, providing on going support to the senior management team

The Grenville Manorhouse Buildings Preservation Trust, Bideford

Feasibility study offering options for end use to support the case for renovating Grenville Manorhouse, Bideford, the home of Sir Richard Grenville

Fort Bovisand Visitor Attraction, South Devon

Business Planning to support Fort Bovisand Trust in the renovation of Fort Bovisand, a now derelict Palmerston Fort, and its development into a new heritage visitor attraction located on the South Devon coast, at the entrance to Plymouth Sound

St. Thomas the Apostle, Exeter

Business Planning in support of a strategic plan to re-order the Church and buildings, to ensure greater community usage of a Grade I listed building

Theatre Royal Plymouth

Evaluation of “Our Space” – a drama based project supporting marginalised adults, building well-being and employability skills

Dartinghall Hall Trust

Project development and bid writing in support of a funding application to HLF (Round 1) for a landscape heritage project (Dartington Hall Estate Deer Park)

Axminster Heritage

Market analysis to support the business case for an Axminster Heritage Centre

Salisbury Cathedral, Magna Carta

Market analysis and research to support the development of an Activity Plan as part of an HLF Round 2 application for the redisplay of the Magna Carta and new exhibition, to mark the 800th anniversary

Paignton Picture House Trust

Research and preparation of a Business Plan to support the renovation plans for Paignton Picture House

Trinity Sailing Foundation

Research and preparation of an Activity Plan to support an HLF Round 2 application for the conservation of Torbay Lass, a Brixham Sailing Trawler.

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2013

Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery/ Stories from the Stores

Project evaluation and additional qualitative research to support future development of open stores concept.

Business Planning: Bridport LSI

Second stage of business planning to support large-scale funding applications for this capital renovation project. Includes practical market testing, contract negotiation and partnership development.

Exeter Central Library: Cultural Strategy

Research and strategy development to inform a cultural strategy to support the newly renovated Exeter Central Library (2014 reopening)

Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery

Market appraisal to inform the development of an Audience Engagement Plan for the Heritage and Arts Engagement Service

Plymouth Arts Centre/ Back Office Services

Market assessment of the business potential for financial and organisational development back-office services for small cultrual sector enterprises

Exeter Cultural Partnership / Exeter Cultural Strategy

Qualitative and quantitative research to inform the development of Exeter’s Cultural Strategy

Lyme Regis Museum/ Business Plan Development

Appraisal of options for Lyme Regis Museum extension plans and business planning support and inform HLF funding application.
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2012

Theatre Royal Plymouth / Review of room rental and conference trade (TR2)

Market assessment of the business potential for meeting room rental and conference trade development

Exeter Transfer Shed, Exeter St. David’s Station / Options Appraisal

Business Planning support to enable Exeter Historic Buildings Trust to make an informed decision on the future usage and viability of the Transfer Shed. Funded by The Architectural Heritage Fund

Whitfield Tabernacle, Kingswood / Options Appraisal

Investigation of options for the economic re-use of the Whitfield Tabernacle, it’s site and other buildings. Funded by English Heritage and supported by South Gloucestershire District Council

Bridport Literary & Scientific Institute/ Business Planning

Market Assessment and Business Planning to support the funding case for renovation. Funded by English Heritage

Regent’s Park College, Oxford/ HLF (Round Two) Activity Plan

Research and preparation of an HLF Activity Plan to support access and participation of the Angus Library and Archive (the national Baptist collection)

Exeter Cathedral

Evaluation of HLF funded learning and participation activities

The Tricycle Theatre, London

Marketing Audit to support a programme of organisational development

St. James’s Priory, Bristol

Evaluation of HLF funded learning and participation activities
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2011

The Royal Albert Memorial Museum (RAMM)/ Community Engagement Planning

Working alongside the audience development team on strategic approaches to partnership development for their community engagement programme.

Bristol City Council / HLF application

Research and preparation of an Activity Plan to support funding applications for the renovation of a Brunel Swing Bridge, sited in the Floating Harbour, Bristol.

Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery

Evaluation of stage two of a four stage Commissioning Programme – Glenn Carter installation

Saltash Gateway CIC /Exploratory research

Research to inform the development of a Saltash area Health and Social Care service users network/ forum

The Royal Albert Memorial Museum (RAMM)/ Adult Learning

A brief to research, map and analyse potential partnerships with adult learning organisations, schemes and opportunities.

Saltash Gateway Community Interest Company/ Project Coordinator

Supporting community and economic regeneration projects

The Royal Albert Memorial Museum (RAMM)/ Market scoping and market testing

A scoping and market testing exercise for the participation and engagement strand of a major forthcoming exhibition

The Theatre Royal Plymouth / A Night Less Ordinary Project Manager

Managing a large-scale audience development project targeting young people – ongoing

Exeter Cathedral

Research and Marketing Planning to support submission of an Activity Plan to HLF as part of a second-stage application
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2010

Cleveland Pools Trust, Bath: Market and Business Appraisal

Funded by English Heritage, in alliance with Prince’s Regeneration Trust

Plymouth Dance

Communications Strategy development

The Barbican Theatre, Plymouth

Strategic planning and communications strategy development

Heritage Lottery Fund, Audience Development Mentor

Planning support for the Robey Trust; successful HLF applicant

Plymouth Music Zone

Market Analysis to support forward planning

Plymouth Visual Arts Consortium

Market Analysis to support marketing communications and audience development planning

The Theatre Royal Plymouth / A Night Less Ordinary Project Manager

Managing a large-scale audience development project targeting young people (18 month contract)

Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery

Evaluation of stage one of a four stage Commissioning Programme – Dail Behennah installation
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2009

Sidestreets, Nicosia, North Cyprus / English language School and Arts Centre

Business and marketing communications planning. In partnership with Rick Bond

Solent Centre for Architecture & Design / Places from Spaces

Stakeholder interviews to support project evaluation

Devonport Regeneration Community Partnership / Plymouth Music Zone

Evaluation of DRCP’s investment in Plymouth Music Zone and their work in Devonport, Plymouth

Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery

Evaluation of Ground Floor Gallery redevelopment (HLF funded development project)

Audiences South West / Arts Council England South West

Visual Arts Development Scoping. Part of a team of consultants working across the South West to scope the opportunities for visual arts development across the region.

Plymouth City Council / Efford Garage Project

Community consultation with residents of Efford (Plymouth) regarding the development of a youth training centre.

Saltash Gateway Community Interest Company / Market Assessment

An assessment of the visitor market for Saltash, Cornwall.
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2008

Dance South West / Youth Dance England

The development of a strategic business plan to support the growth of regional youth dance activity. In partnership with Michael White

New Forest National Park Authority / Connecting with Communities

The development of a database of contacts alongside a mapping exercise to establish the foundations for future audience development and outreach work, within the catchment of the New Forest

Arts Council England South West/Plymouth City Council

Mapping of Provision of Performing Arts for Children and Young People in Plymouth to inform strategy development

Regional LSC – South West Region

Marcomms Communications Audit – review of regional communications. Led by SBD Associates

Devonport Regeneration Community Partnership

Evaluation of Employment Assistance Projects. Led by SBD Associates www.sbdassociates.co.uk

Girlguiding UK, National

Focus groups and Audience Development Plan in support of HLF application to develop a story gathering oral history project as part of GGUK’s centenary celebrations (2010)
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2007

Ford Park Cemetery Trust, Plymouth

Audience Development Plan in support of HLF application to renovate the existing chapel and develop a Heritage Centre

Hall for Cornwall, Truro – Focus Groups

To support the development of a revised marketing plan and communications strategy

New Forest Landscape Partnership, New Forest

Audience Development Plan to support a cultural heritage programme, delivered as part of an application to HLF

REMIX, Colston Hall, Bristol City Council

Business Planning to support the organisational development of REMIX, a Youth Music Action Zone

Oxfordshire County Council, Museums Service

Audience Development Plan in support of HLF application to develop the Museum Store

Churches Conservation Trust, ASPIRE: Audience in Sacred Places in the Regions of England

Audience Development Plan in support of a national HLF application

Museums Libraries Archives West Midlands, Review of Cultural Entitlement funding initiative

Review and analysis of a learning-led funding scheme to determine relative strengths and weaknesses and to make recommendations for further planning

Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery

Consultation with BME and other audiences to support the development of PCMAG’s Abolition 200 exhibition and programme

Working the Woods – Cornwall/Devon

Local wood purchasing study. Market assessment outlining the potential for locally grown timber within the construction industry

Worcestershire Arts Marketing

Evaluation contributing to a review of this two year collaborative marketing initiative
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2006

artSites – community arts organisation, Birmingham

Evaluation of Verbalize. An arts based intervention projectt argeting borderline C/D grade GCSE English students in a selection of Birmingham secondary schools

artSites – community arts organisation, Birmingham

Review of external operating  environment

Aune Head Arts, Dartmoor

Market assessment to support a proposed capital development for a residential dance/performing arts space

St. James Priory, Bristol – Audience Development Plan

In support of HLF application for capital development. AWARDED £3.2M 2007

The Fairground Heritage Trust – Audience Development Plan

In support of HLF application for capital development

The Pilgrim Trust (Heritage fishing trawler) – Audience Development Plan

In support of HLF application for capital development AWARDED £900,000 2008

Churches Tourism Network Wales – Audience Development Plan

In support of HLF application for capital development

Arts Council England, South West

Arts Activity with Young People at Risk of Offending – Regional Audit of Activity

Padstow Museum – Cornwall

Professional Assessment prior to submission to HLF
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2005

Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery

Market assessment and visitor consultation in support of HLF application.

SUCCESSFUL AWARD 2007 – REOPENS 2008

Arts Council England, South West – South Asian Artists

Review of support for South Asian Artists in the South West

Music and Dance Education – Cornwall

Business Planning and Organisational Development

Wave – Arts Education Agency (Poole & Bournemouth)

Marketing Planning and Marketing Strategy

Arts Council England, South West – Mapping of Arts Education Provision

To inform the planning of a regional Arts and Education Strategy (in association with Actionpoint)

South West Museums Hub – SEN and Museums

Exploratory Research

St. Mary’s Trust, Abergavenny – Audience Development Plan

In support of HLF application for capital development. SUCCESSFUL AWARD 2006 – OPENS 2008

Sherman Theatre, Cardiff – Marketing Review

Review of operations as part of ACW Sustainability Programme

The Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham – Audience Development Plan

In support of HLF application for capital development of theatre interior

West Sussex County Council – Evaluation

Evaluation of Arts and Early Years pilot project
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2004

Torquay Museum – Qualitative research and Audience Development Plan

In support of HLF application for capital development. SUCCESSFUL AWARD 2006 – REOPENED 2007

Topsham Museum – Qualitative research and Audience Development Plan

In support of HLF application for capital development. SUCCESSFUL AWARD 2006

Bradwell Abbey, (City Discovery Centre, Milton Keynes)

Review of education programme, qualitative research and Audience Development Plan (HLF)

Cardiff Arts Marketing – Marketing Planning Training

Trainer – How to write a marketing plan

Metropolitan Film School, London

Online-research – student profile

Arts Council England – New Audiences website

Editing of case study material for inclusion on the New Audiences website

Torquay Museum and Devon County Council – Museums Training Day

Trainer – Writing an Audience Development Plan.

Arts Council England, South West

Development of Early Years and Arts Strategy (in partnership with Rona Fineman).
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