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Ghana Study Visit, 2023

In January 2023 Con Brio director Tom Northey was grateful to be asked by carnival arts organisation Global Grooves to co-facilitate a team study trip to Ghana. The group of artists and producers met with local musicians and dancers to learn about Ghanaian cultural traditions,...


Artful leadership against a clever virus

Con Brio director Tom Northey contributed to an article by Dr Kai Syng Tan on how artists have responded to the pandemic. [caption id="attachment_21848" align="alignnone" width="300"] Holly Prest (right), director of Juba do LeãoPhoto:Bill Pilkington[/caption]...


Work With Artists

Throughout 2020 Con Brio has worked with a number of freelance artists to help them plan for a period of personal and professional development, as they were forced to step away from live delivery.  This included support with fundraising and setting a number of research/creative enquiries which would...


Work With Organisations

Con Brio has worked with Pregnant Then Screwed over several years, supporting their fundraising strategy and rapid growth into one of the most important charities in the UK working to tackle The Motherhood Penalty.  ...


Creating Carnival in The Gambia

Con Brio Director Tom Northey was very grateful to carnival arts organisation Global Grooves for the chance to visit The Gambia in February 2018 as part of a group of 39 carnival artists, percussionists and dancers.   The group participated in Kartong Cultural Festival, a unique event celebrating West...


Stockholm Special Schools Performance Project,
Oct 2017

Con Brio has been delighted to work in an advisory role on a fantastic performance project with 32 talented young people from two special schools in Stockholm. Led by Swedish-based musician and creative producer Lucy Rugman, and UK composer Andy Smith,  a team of 8 musicians delivered creative...