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The Big Reveal - Sparrow Hatch Barnsole Road Staple CT3 1LD david@the-big-reveal.com matthew@the-big-reveal.com

About us

1-IMG_0251The Big Reveal is a REGISTERED CHARITY  -
Registered Charity Number 1175256.
- produces, commissions, tours and delivers brilliant, innovative outreach
- is a consortium of like-minded venues and festivals who recognise the need for and value of  high-quality, compellingly-delivered outreach for children, adults and the wider community
- takes world-class art and artists to hard-to-reach areas and communities
- is an ‘on-the-ground’, highly effective audience development framework, engaging participants in creative experiences and performances alongside leading professionals
- shares expertise, practitioners and ‘must have’ projects with its partnership, ensuring that the very best work reaches the most people, that thinking and projects are ‘joined up’ and optimal and that investment goes further
- celebrates music, art and people, placing culture at the core of education, community and life









Matthew Sharp ‘Matthew’s knowledge of music and  the related arts, his engagement with current practice and emerging concepts of performance, and his unparalleled range of performance and producing skills, make him an invaluable resource and an almost unique figure within contemporary music and music theatre’
Dominic Gray Director, Opera North Projects




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David Burridge David enjoyed a long career in education culminating in 8 years as a Kent Music Adviser.
His 3 years with the Deal Festival included commissions to work with librettist Martin Riley. Together they produced the highly acclaimed large scale community works, “The Burning of the Boats” , “The Weight” and Dancing on Armistice Day. He now works as Education Director of The Big Reveal where he co-directs Revelation Strings and The Revellers.