Pick of the Week 2017

December's Guest Editor: Lindsey Hall

Every month we invite a Guest Editor to select our Pick of the Week feature. Chosen from the activities listed in our events pages they select highlights from across the region.

This December Lindsey Hall, Chief Executive of RIO – the Real Ideas Organisation, is making the selection.

Lindsey's track record in the public and private sectors as a social entrepreneur, thinker and leader has seen her set up and develop products and services across the creative, learning and education sectors.

From building award-winning programmes in the UK to driving ground-breaking initiatives internationally, Lindsey has the experience and skills at management, board and executive level to steer social business ideas towards success; making money and make a difference at the same time.

As co-founder and Chief Executive of RIO – the Real Ideas Organisation – Lindsey leads a team of more than 70, based at locations across the south west, focussed on driving social change through education, regeneration, enterprise, arts and culture.

Lindsey chairs the Inclusive Growth Board in Plymouth, is a Trustee of Jamie Oliver’s Fifteen Restaurant in Cornwall, is an INSEAD graduate and an RSA Fellow.



What's On

Empire Through the Lens

Bristol Museum & Art Gallery, Queens Rd, Bristol BS8 1RL

Saturday 30 September 2017 – Friday 31 August 2018

Plymouth Art Weekender 2018


Tuesday 09 January 2018 – Sunday 30 September 2018

The Artizan Garden Salon Open Show

7 Lucius Street

Friday 02 February 2018 – Sunday 23 December 2018

Visual Arts South West

Working towards a South West where talented artists thrive, and a resilient and connected visual arts ecology that inspires more engaged and diverse audiences to value and advocate for its work.

Part of the Contemporary Visual Arts Network

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