1. Moneyball - and what Brad Pitt could teach all arts marketers

    Posted by Sarah Gee - partner on 22nd January 2012

    I’ve had a few long distance flights recently, so have managed to catch up on some films I’d been hoping to see for a while. One of these was Moneyball, which I wish I could say that I wanted to watch because of the story, but I confess that the lure of Brad Pitt and Philip Seymour Hoffman in the same film was too much for a girl to ignore. But the story of the Oakland Athletics ba...

  2. AngelShares

    Posted by Sarah Gee - partner on 18th November 2011

    A new philanthropic crowd-funding website, with added Gift Aid appeal, which is giving the arts wings!

  3. What's it worth? Bribery in the Arts

    Posted by Sarah Gee - partner on 25th August 2011

    Now, you’re probably reading this and thinking “Fat chance that this will apply to me”. After all, when was the last time you heard of an arts manager being ‘bought’ – there’s hardly going to be a betting scam on the curtain down time of One Man, Two Guvnors at the National, is there? Well, think again. The UK Bribery Act, which came into force on 1st July, asks all companies to...

  4. Want to get ahead in fundraising? Cultivate an American accent

    Posted by Sarah Gee - partner on 14th June 2011

    Sitting in one of the fundraising seminars given last week by Michael Kaiser – the US-based arts management guru – it occurred to me that nothing is new, but many of us are fooled into think it is if it’s delivered in a foreign accent. The Department of Culture, Media and Sport and Arts Council England have jointly supported this speaking tour, citing Mr Kaiser as ‘ the turnaround king...