Beyond The Scenes: Webinar with Gbolahan Obisesan

Beyond The Scenes: Webinar with Gbolahan Obisesan

We’re thrilled to announce the launch of our brand new Beyond The Scenes webinar series where we invite industry insiders to share their expertise and insights into the world of entertainment. Our first guest speaker for the Beyond the Scenes: Unlocking Opportunities with Casting Databases webinar is Gbolahan Obisesan, a versatile British-Nigerian actor, playwright, and…

Meet the Producing the Future 2024 Cohort
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Meet the Producing the Future 2024 Cohort

The Producing the Future programme, designed to equip young individuals aged 18-25 with the skills necessary for event management, is fully underway. Our latest cohort comprises five brilliant aspiring event producers, eagerly immersing themselves in the intricacies of cultural event planning. Led by tutor Serena Piotto, the participants have already been learning about budgeting, marketing,…

Join Our Team: Become a Treasurer
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Join Our Team: Become a Treasurer

We are currently seeking an enthusiastic and confident Treasurer to join our Board of Trustees. If you possess financial expertise and a commitment to our organisation’s mission, we invite you to apply for this important role. About Us At Be United, our mission is to advocate, nurture and champion Black people working in the performing…

Producing the Future is back – Secure Your Spot Today!

Producing the Future is back – Secure Your Spot Today!

Are you eager to dive into the vibrant world of the arts event industry? In collaboration with Edinburgh’s Fruitmarket, we are offering an outstanding Event Management course for young people aged 18-25. This programme is designed to equip you with essential skills and provide immersive, hands-on practical training.  A Platform for Experience This immersive course provides…

BE United in association Sounds of Soul UK presents ‘The Motherland Masquerade Ball’

BE United in association Sounds of Soul UK presents ‘The Motherland Masquerade Ball’

BE United, in association with Sounds of Soul UK, is excited to announce a BE United Presents event: The Motherland Masquerade Ball. This extraordinary event is set to take place on the 28th of October at in the very luxurious Greyfriars Hall at Virgin Hotels Edinburgh, right at the heart of the city. The Motherland…

Do not miss a chance to perform at Fruitmarket! 

Do not miss a chance to perform at Fruitmarket! 

If you are an up-and-coming artist, do not miss this amazing paid opportunity to perform at Fruitmarket this June! As part of our Producing the Future programme, the participants want to highlight growing talent in the city, working in collaboration with Fruitmarket.  Producing the Future participants are organising an event that will feature artists who are…

Anansi Boys
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Anansi Boys

“There aren’t that many black people in Scotland”…. is what I was initially told when I took up the role of 2nd Assistant Director (Crowd) for the Amazon Studios original TV production of Neil Gaiman’s Anansi Boys, which was being filmed in Edinburgh.