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PR, marketing, profile and partnerships for arts, culture and heritage

What I do

I get stories in the news, publicise events, raise the profile of organisations, create a buzz online and make videos and other online content. I run training for arts and cultural organisations and individual artists. I also develop audiences, organise events, coordinate and produce engaging arts programmes across South West England and nationally.

Who I work with

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Since setting up Gillian Taylor PR, I have worked with a range of cultural clients including the Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery, Somerset Art Works, the All Party Parliamentary Group on Arts Health & Wellbeing, CEDA (Community Equality Disability Action), Dreadnought South West, and a number of individual artists.
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What do you need?

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What can I help you with? If you’re trying to get your story in the news, need some help with social media, would like to improve your communications strategy or you just know you need to raise your profile somehow, get in touch. If you’re not sure what it is you need, or you’d just like to chat about what I can offer, email me, or call on 07761 546075.
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Training

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I run training in media interviews, writing press releases and smartphone video-making. Learn how to get your story in the news, communicate your messages effectively in interviews or make your own simple video with your phone. Workshops from basic level to advanced, in person or online.
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Video & content

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I tell stories about arts, culture and heritage by creating short videos, writing engaging copy, and creating other content for use online, in press releases and in marketing materials. I also work with clients, with talented designers and with great photographers to showcase the work of cultural organisations.
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About me

I’m a creative communications professional with extensive experience in the cultural sector. Before I set up Gillian Taylor PR, I was the communications lead for Arts Council England in the South West for 15 years. I’m a board member of Arts & Health South West, Exeter Northcott Theatre and Dance in Devon.
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New sculptures at Exeter Cathedral reflect hope, resilience and new beginnings

Four huge sculptures are floating in the air above visitors to Exeter Cathedral. The human-like forms reflect themes of hope, resilience and new beginnings. The sculptures are part of a project by Devon-based artist Martin Staniforth (known as Morth) which was installed on Friday 13 June. The project includes sculptures inside and outside the Cathedral, a contemporaryContinue reading “New sculptures at Exeter Cathedral reflect hope, resilience and new beginnings”

Events to highlight importance of creativity for health and wellbeing

Three key events in May will highlight the importance of creativity for health & wellbeing in the aftermath of the pandemic and for the future: During Creativity & Wellbeing Week, hundreds of events will offer the opportunity to take part in activities to benefit wellbeing. The Arts 4 Dementia Best Practice Conference: Arts for Brain Health aims toContinue reading “Events to highlight importance of creativity for health and wellbeing”