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Rachael Burton


Rachael is a producer on the Bristol+Bath Creative R+D programme. Her role is to support a collaborative programme of research and business development to improve the performance of the creative industries in the region and in particular Bristol, ensuring they continue to flourish. She is currently working on the Digital Placemaking pathfinder and fellowships.

Rachael previously coordinated the Network for Creative Enterprise, working with partners across the West of England to deliver business support for artists and creative businesses to make their practice economically sustainable.

Rachael is a qualified Action Learning facilitator. She is particularly interested in inclusion and access for disabled artists and audiences.

Before joining the Watershed team, Rachael was a freelance theatre producer and project manager on projects including Kaleider’s You With Me and Alice Tatton-Brown’s Ariel.

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Posted on Fri 13 Oct 2017 by Rachael Burton
Many of the people we work with have developed their ideas into successful and sustainable businesses. However, the leap from creative idea to sustainable business is a really big one. We are exploring how we can support artists and small creative businesses through this challenging journey of business development. We are at the start of the journey, and want to share our current thinking.