Olivia Hubbard Young Promoter – Arts Award pov

We’d like to thank Olivia Hubbard for sending us this reflection on her time with Highlights. Olivia joined us as a Young Promoter at several Cumbria Village Hall venues in the Autumn season, 2023. She interviewed a number of arts professionals about their work and roles within shows and you can read the articles here. Olivia is a Year 9 student at Queen Elizabeth School, Kirkby Lonsdale and was gaining skills and experience for her Arts Award.


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“Such a valuable experience.”

“Highlights gives a lot of flexibility and options.”

“Really helps build your skills portfolio.”

“It’s good to hear about other people’s experiences.”

“A big challenge was my confidence and when I got to a venue, using my initiative to go and find a job to do.”

“I did find it fun once I got over my nerves, I did learn a lot. I did not expect to take this much away from it.”

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