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Kelly Jeffs talks about her role as Chief Executive of Light House

 

Kelly Jeffs, CEO at Light House Media Centre runs a well established media and arts centre in Wolverhampton which focuses on film, film education and documentary photography. Like many other cultural organisations, Light House has recently changed its business model to survive the current financial climate and safeguard the venue for the future of Wolverhampton’s cultural offer. To keep up with industry changes, Kelly says that:
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Tunde visits Sampad and takes a creative leap!

When I was first told I was going to interview someone for our Cultural Entrepreneurship blog, my heart skipped, mainly because I had never interviewed anyone before (except you count interviewing your friends about sports and music a real interview). However, the day came and I was totally excited because I had the opportunity to do what I hadn’t done before and it also gave me the opportunity to ‘travel’ and see the other side Birmingham. So I hopped on the bus armed with my phone for recording, my already prepared questions and my pen and paper for writing.

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Indu’s visit to The Public to meet the team at Black Country Touring

‘The public’ is a very majestic building and is the home of Black Country touring. I met Frances Land the Co-Artistic director of Black Country Touring in her office. To start with, I definitely have loads to say about The Public. Well I am stopping in a sentence, after hearing about the gossips and arguments about ‘The Public’ building, I was curious to see it. This gave me an opportunity to visit the building. It was Huge! Pretty! Creative! Having arrived 45 minutes earlier, I went around the gallery in the 3rd floor which was worth looking, as it had the different architecture models and the olden pictures of Dudley, Sandwell, Walsall and Wolverhampton by the Black Country touring.

Frances Land a very pro-active, intelligent and motivated women whom I have rarely met. We started our conversation with a coffee, like the coffee with colour, flavour and taste; we started with her arts background, and then slipped into her current role in Black Country touring and ended the conversation with some leadership skills and tips.

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