Helen Stallard

PR | Marketing | Management

Birmingham Weekender

Birmingham Contemporary Music Group

Imagineer Productions



Helen Stallard is an independent communications and management consultant for arts and culture, based in Birmingham.

Helen Stallard works with organisations across the cultural sector, including visual arts, performing arts, classical music, literature and community arts. She has a particular interest in festivals and outdoor arts.

Specialist services and expertise include:

  • Marketing management
  • Marketing & PR for festivals and outdoor arts
  • Proactive press and PR campaigns
  • Advocacy and lobbying
  • Communications consultancy
  • Project management
  • Editorial services and copywriting
  • Reactive press planning
  • Strategic management


Since 2005, Helen Stallard has provided effective communications and management support to the arts and cultural sector.

Helen Stallard provides a bespoke service to each client, always striving for a practical, efficient and cost-effective approach. By specialising solely in arts and culture, she is able to respond knowledgeably to the specific needs of cultural organisations, their audiences and stakeholders.

If needed, she is able to draw in expert support from an established network of specialists in the cultural sector.

Helen Stallard is a Chartered Marketer, member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing and Arts Marketing Association, and holds the CIM Professional Diploma in Marketing.

She sits on the board of Grand Union, Birmingham, and is former Chair of Dancefest, the dance development organisation for Herefordshire and Worcestershire.

Helen’s other life is documented at www.notesfromthevegpatch.com


Clients are arts and cultural organisations, including:

  • Arts Connect
  • Arts Council Collection
  • Birmingham Contemporary Music Group
  • Birmingham Weekender
  • Commonwealth Games 2022
  • Culture Central
  • Imagineer Productions
  • Grand Union
  • London 2012 Festival
  • Orchestra of the Swan
  • New Art West Midlands
  • Royal Shakespeare Company
  • STEAMhouse
  • Theatre Absolute
  • University of Birmingham