Useful Information

Below is a list of websites and documents that can be downloaded offering a range of services, help and advice for local arts organisations.

Online Printing

Online Logo Design

Online Box Office

Online Mailing

Mailchimp - Online newsletter package

Ecommerce Shopping Cart

Advice Documents

Animate The Streets - Creative Events in Northwich Town Centre 

CWAC - Guide for Street Entertainers/Buskers

CWAC - Guide to Event Planning 

CWAC - Access Guide for Event Organisers 

DoE - Child Performance Regulations - Feb 15

Noise Council - Noise Control at Concerts

Mandatory Licensing Conditions for Sale of Alcohol

Guide to Food Hygiene

Food Standards Agency - Food Hygiene

Guide to Organising Safe Events

Cheshire Fire Brigade - Fire Risk Assessment Guide

Licence Application Forms

DCMS - Updates Guidance on Entertainment Licensing (April 2015)

CWAC - Apply for a Temporary Event Notice

CWAC - Apply for a Premises Licence 

CWAC - Apply for a Lottery Licence


CWAC - Funding Sources for Voluntary Organisations

Funding Central - Guide to 4000 Grants, Contracts and Loans

NCVO Funding Guide

Cheshire Voluntary Action Funding Advice

Big Lottery Fund

Arts Lottery Fund

Heritage Lottery Fund

WREN - Landfill Tax Grants

CWAC Members Budgets

National Associations/Federations

National Federation of Artist Studio Providers

National Operatic and Dramatic Association

National Council for Voluntary Organisations 

Charity Commission

Business in the Arts: North West

Disclosure and Barring Service (CRB Checks)

Disclosure and Barring Service Overview

Cheshire Community Development Trust


Rate Relief

CWAC Rate Relief Application Form

Arts Marketing

Arts Council - Arts Audiences Insight

Arts Council - Family Community Toolkit

Arts Council - Marketing the Arts Flat Pack

Arts Council - Business Models in the Visual Arts

Arts Marketing Toolkit

Copyright and Licences

Copyright Guidelines

Photographic Copyright Guidelines

Performing Rights Society - Music

Samuel French - Play Licensing

Josef Weinberger - Musical Licensing

Free Software

OpenOffice - Complete Office Suite

Gimp - Photo Editing Software

Inkscape - Illustrator Package

Scribus - Desk Top Publishing Software

Adobe Reader

Audacity - Music Editing Software

AVG AntiVirus

Skills Bank

Cheshire Connect

Business in the Arts: North West

Please check you are using the most up to date advice and information. DAN Community cannot be liable for out of date information supplied.