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Account of the 2015 Annual General Meeting

4 August 2015

Informal account of the 'entertaining' 2015 AGM, from the Chair of the Branch Committee

This is not a formal report. It is just a quick note to let you know that your Branch is still alive and well(ish) 6 years after it was set up by the indomitable Helen Raw - who this year stood down from her role as Secretary of the Branch - with Catriona Joss (Assistant Branch Secretary at the time of the meeting) speaking to Helen’s yearly Secretary’s Report.

The AGM was held in the very plush surroundings of the Festival Theatre, which has good access, and who have kindly offered us space at a greatly reduced price as part of their support for our Mental Health work and as part of their overall commitment to social responsibility, with a real understanding of the isolation suffered by so many of their fellow theatre makers.

The AGM was well attended and was as informal an affair as such official meetings can be. One attendee even described it as “entertaining”. I am mentioning this as – one – it was great to get feedback that supported our conscious efforts to create an atmosphere that people could connect to, and – two – it was just lovely to get such vocal support.

In summary...

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Mull Theatre Crisis - sign petition!

3 August 2015

Equity is calling on the remainder of the Comar board to resign en masse following their decision to make Alasdair McCrone redundant.

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Members Support Pack launched at 2015 AGM

27 April 2015

A Members Support Pack re. funds and services, was launched at the AGM on 23rd April 2015 and is now available in the Branch Documents section of this site.

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Latest Newsletter

28 March 2015

AGM, Chance to Win Theatre Tokens, Spotlight On... A Day in the Life, and more...

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AGM

21 March 2015

Come along to the Branch AGM on Thursday 23rd April!

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Rallying Call For Action - Meeting Date Set - 23rd May

5 May 2011

Branch meeting to discuss the posts on SCOT-NITS re the state of our industry. Tomek Borkowy will be guest speaker.

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Rallying Call For Action

3 May 2011

Cultural Thoughts: SCOT-NITS POST

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Branch AGM

12 April 2011

New Committee Formed - Exciting Times Ahead

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