ACED Reminder of free marketing training and drop in workshop, promoting tourism events

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  • ACED Network meeting update
  • Reminder of marketing training 
  • Website survey 
  • East Devon Tourism event listings
  • Grant opportunities

ACED Network meeting in Exmouth

ACED meeting

Thank you to everyone who attended our network meeting yesterday.

Highlights were: introduction from ACED's new Cultural Producer Sarah Elghady, Clyst Valley Regional Park culture recap,  ACED Champion updates and break out networking sessions discussing training needs.

Next ACED network meeting will be in June - more details in our next newsletter.

*Reminder* free marketing training for East Devon creatives

Need help reaching new audiences? Join first session on 2 March, 10-12.00. Discover how to develop your audiences and get help promoting and communicating your culture offer.

Six free online sessions of practical, jargon-free audience development and marketing training -  top tips, practical suggestions, break-out sessions and networking opportunities. 

Delivered by Flying Geese Consultants. Suitable for both East Devon culture organisations and individual creators. 

More information and sign up


These training sessions are brought to you by ACED and are funded by the UK Government through the Shared Prosperity Fund.

What would you like from the new ACED website?

We will launch a dedicated ACED website shortly. We want to hear your thoughts and feedback on how this website would best suit your needs. Please complete a very short survey to help us.

Deadline (extended): 3 March

Complete 3 minute survey

Do you have great images of East Devon events we can feature on the site? Please send via wetransfer to with full credit and ensure you have relevant permissions.

New what's on guide for East Devon culture events

The newly-formed East Devon Tourism Network will feature a free What's On listing guide of events across East Devon to attract visitors to the region.

For a free listing, send details to Jane Rayner:

Please include include dates, times, location, a brief description of the event (no more than 200 words), a link for more information & how to book tickets, and a jpg image (at least 1200 pixels wide) pref. no larger than 225KB.

ED Tourism logos

Grant opportunities

  • The Community Ownership Fund next application window is now open! The fund helps to ensure important parts of the social fabric inc. theatres and cultural spaces can continue to play a central role in UK towns and villages. 

Application Guidance 

  • *Reminder* Culture, Leisure and Tourism Fund. East Devon District Council is launching a new grant scheme to help decarbonise businesses and community organisations. Eligible types of equipment will include, but are not limited to: solar panels, air source heat pumps, EV charging points and LED lighting for culture venues. To find out how to apply or ask a question:

Attend a free drop in session: Thurs 2 March, 12-3 in Honiton.


About ACED



Arts and Culture East Devon (ACED) is a forum connecting the artistic communities of East Devon and providing a central platform to engage, network, promote and talk about arts and culture across the region.

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