Nordic Nomad Newsletter

The aim of this monthly newsletter is to help you improve your arts business – I include tips that I have found useful, exercises, links to further resources, and anything that strikes me as particularly inspiring.

I am passionate about good leadership and management, and hope that this newsletter will help you manage your arts business well.

To read past newsletters, click here.

Looking forward to your next newsletter – am loving them!

Marika Rauscher –

I just want to say how much I am enjoying your newsletter, I will be recommending it to friends

Clare Ormsby –

Recommended Reading

Check out my Amazon collection for useful and inspirational reading here.

Articles & Free E-Books

Article: Get More Clients by Collaborating with Other Artists

Free E-Book: Demystifying the Business Planning Process

Article: Seven Objections to Networking

Designers – pitching your products to retailers

Documents & Templates

Sample personal budget for you to download and fill in.

It’s All About Social Media!

The Perfect Tweet

Check out this poster of the anatomy of the perfect tweet!


Here are some links I have found useful – do email me with other suggestions!


The Independent Theatre Council is the management association and industry lead body for performing arts organisations and individuals working in the field of drama, dance, opera and music theatre, mime and physical theatre, circus, puppetry, street arts and mixed media. They have a lot of advice on their site including draft contracts.

Arts Council England

– includes ArtsJobs & ArtsNews lists & Funding


Catherine Stone Massage Therapy – Catherine Stone offers a special rate of £40 for artists who quote ‘Nordic Nomad’ on booking.

Shiatsuforlondon – Junko Shiomi and Richard Thomas are Shiatsu practicioners who offer a 20% discount off their normal rates for people who work in the performing arts and who quote ‘Nordic Nomad’ when booking.

BodyworkStudio – Tanja Drayton is a massage therapist with a special rate of £30 for sports massage for people who work in the performing arts.

Cool Stuff

Hotel Medea – on video


Check out the work of my talented collaborators here:

Valentina Quintano