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Rachael Burton


Bristol+Bath Creative R+D Producer

Rachael Burton

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Paul Blakemore

Bristol+Bath Creative R+D

Bristol+Bath Creative R+D is a new, £6.8 million collaboration to take the Bristol and Bath cluster to the next level by forging connections, sharing knowledge and creating new opportunities.

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 both Digital Placemaking and Expanded Performance.


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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