Arts, Culture and Leisure

We work alongside organisations and businesses in the arts, culture, and leisure sector by, above all, understanding their needs and providing digital solutions that generate bookings, get patrons in seats, and increase their digital presence.

Making your brand stand out among the crowd in an increasingly digital world is a big challenge for businesses in the arts, culture, and leisure sector. Recent events have shown that having a strong digital presence is an absolute necessity in surviving as a business.

Digital needs in the arts, culture, and leisure sector

Businesses in the arts, culture, and leisure sectors require websites that present visually engaging content encouraging people to come and visit to join in the experience – and we love building them!

Organisations such as theatres and museums alongside businesses like restaurants all share the need for clear and accessible information displayed on their websites to help keep their visitors and guests in the loop.

As integration specialists, we can seamlessly incorporate a wide range of booking systems into a new site – your users will never know they’ve moved to a different platform.

And our approach to web development means we deliver bespoke, future-proof sites that are highly secure and easy to update with new content on a daily basis. They look great across all devices, too.

Technical considerations
  • Integration with secure payment processing and booking systems.
  • Merchandise shops, restaurant bookings, online orders, and show listings.
  • Content management systems that allow for easy site updates.
  • Accessibility considerations conforming to AA standards.
  • Venue hire, sponsorship, and donation functionality.
Content requirements
  • Multimedia capabilities for image galleries, media, and downloads.
  • Consistent and engaging messages across social media.
  • Engaging branding and imagery to capture the experience of being there.
  • Programmes, brochures, menus.
  • Comprehensive visitor and event

Our Work

We’ve done a lot of work for clients across the arts, culture, and leisure sector since Splitpixel started in 2008, delivering bespoke websites and digital marketing plans that showcase them in the best possible way to attract an audience. Take a look at some of the exceptional work we’ve done in our portfolio.

Exeter Northcott Theatre

The Exeter Northcott Theatre is a regional theatre based at the University of Exeter who needed a fresh new site with dynamic features, AA accessibility and smooth integrations.

They also needed a site with a CMS that made things easy to update for their marketing team as the theatre continued to grow and develop.

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Exeter Northcott Theatre

Mercury Theatre

We were so excited to take on this project with Colchester's artistic powerhouse - Mercury Theatre.

We helped bring their new branding to life and give them a kick start with a fresh new website.

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Mercury Theatre

Jacksons Lane

Jacksons Lane is an arts and culture centre in North London that showcases contemporary circus performances and work towards breaking down barriers. They needed new site to show off their incredible arts centre and that's exactly what we delivered!

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Jacksons Lane

Ticketsolve

We delivered a new website with digital branding, copywriting, and HubSpot integration for box-office ticketing platform, Ticketsolve. Their system is used by over 300 arts and culture organisations.

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Ticketsolve

HOME Slough

We love working with community-based organisations like HOME Slough. They work within the local community to support artists and help get the people of Slough involved in creative projects.

We designed them a fantastic new website with a sophisticated events system, allowing them to schedule their creative projects with ease.

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HOME Slough

Mind the Gap

Mind the Gap are a Bradford-based creative arts charity that run live arts performances featuring learning disabled and autistic actors, dancers, performers, and backstage crew. We built them an accessible, exciting, and visually dynamic new site.

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Mind the Gap

Wells Maltings

Wells Maltings is an arts, heritage and community centre, as well as a non-profit organisation, in the historic seaside town of Wells-next-the-Sea in North Norfolk. The venue hosts theatre, live music and art exhibitions, and rents out their versatile multi-purpose spaces for classes, community groups and events. We built them a fun new site with bespoke Spektrix integrations, forms, and well-optimised copy.

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Wells Maltings

Half Moon Theatre

Half Moon are a London-based young people’s performing arts venue and touring company who were looking for a new site. We delivered dynamic features, quality multimedia content, and a bespoke, integrated ticketing system.

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Half Moon Theatre

ThickSkin Theatre

ThickSkin is an exciting theatre production company focusing on creating innovative performances for representative audiences. We helped them make the leap from Wix to WordPress with a bespoke CMS-driven website that allows them to quickly build new pages with ease.

The site incorporates multimedia content in a variety of ways, using video page headers, Spotify playlists, image galleries, performance trailers and a simple ecommerce shop throughout to create a bright, bold site that jumps out of the screen.

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ThickSkin Theatre

Prashad

We’ve been managing the digital marketing for this award-winning, family-run, Bradford-based Indian restaurant since 2019 and have helped them weather the storm of the pandemic which really hit the hospitality sector.

For Prashad we’ve produced video marketing as well as arranged photoshoots to showcase their wonderful staff and mouth-watering food. We also plan their social media content and pay-per-click search and social media advertising, harnessing our high-quality video and photo content.

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Prashad

Leeds Playhouse

We have been working with the largest regional theatre in the UK for many years. The latest Leeds Playhouse website features a comprehensive performance calendar, complete with date and genre filtering, and an archive of every past show.

Seamless integration with Spektrix allows for secure booking without leaving the site, and a customer login for repeat purchases. Finally, extensive content on the theatre’s community outreach, artistic development and playhouse redevelopment plans is presented in an engaging, bold and colourful way.

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Leeds Playhouse

Sunny Bank Mills

We created a dynamic new WordPress site for Sunny Bank Mills, a business, arts, and heritage space that includes an online gallery shop to sell beautifully stylish jewellery, ceramics, textiles, books, accessories, art prints, and other handmade crafts designed by local independent artists.

While the site is not built-in ecommerce software, it provides a gateway to the mill’s full retail experience, with multiple opportunities to enquire about buying art through the site.

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Sunny Bank Mills

Harlow Museum & Walled Gardens

Prioritising quality imagery, smooth accessibility, and ease of use when creating the first ever website for a beautiful museum and gardens in the south of England, a place full of cultural heritage and rich history.

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Harlow Museum & Walled Gardens
Get in touch

Are you part of the arts, culture, and leisure sector?

If you work in the arts, culture or leisure, we would absolutely love to work with you – we believe you bring so much value to our society and we’re so keen to work with organisations and businesses like yours!

Not sure exactly what you’re after just yet? That’s ok – we’re here to help. Get in touch with any queries – and check out our guide to writing a website brief for your next project.

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If you want to know more about what we do, or would like to discuss a project, please email us or fill in the form below to drop us a message.