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Podcast: Arts Impact Chats: Angela Dixon, Saffron Hall

A live-recorded interactive podcast featuring Angela Dixon, CEO of Saffron Hall in conversation with Seva Phillips, Head of Arts and Culture Finance.

Angela Dixon has been Chief Executive of Saffron Hall since 2014. Previously she was Head of Music at the Barbican Centre, heading up three major projects that formed part of the Cultural Olympiad in 2012. In 2016 Angela won ABO/Rheingold Concert Hall Manager of the Year.

Saffron Hall is a critically acclaimed, 740-seat performing arts venue built on the grounds of Saffron Walden County High School. Since opening in 2013, it has rapidly established itself as a cultural centre for the region, with a year-round programme of music and dance, spanning classical, folk, jazz, and world music.

Seva and Angela discussed Angela’s professional journey from the Barbican to CEO of Saffron Hall, why Saffron Hall is such a unique venue, and the challenges facing music education today. 

This was a live recorded podcast with the opportunity to ask questions via chat. This podcast is designed for people in the arts, culture and heritage sector who are interested in venues, contemporary or classical music, music education or social impact and investment.

Read more about how Saffron Hall used their Cultural Impact Development Fund loan in their case study.

The recording is available above and you can access a full transcript of the webinar here.

The podcast is also available in a downloadable audio format here.

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