It’s all Gone in the Air

Longstanding client, the youth music development charity NYMAZ, conducted research into the opportunities and challenges faced by young people living in rural areas and of the particular benefits that out-of-school music activities can offer to their life chances.

Made by Marketing was responsible for launching the report, titled ‘Gone in the Air’ – from proofing the report and managing design, through to PR and social media. Our highlights? Securing an opinion piece in Yorkshire Post, hearing the story on breakfast radio and creating a real buzz online.

NYMAZ has made six policy and practice recommendations to spark discussion and influence the way this type of music project is both funded and delivered. One thing is for sure: this debate is only just getting started.

To see the summary of findings, visit


Fair Education Alliance

Will we ever have a fair education for all? This is the critical question posed by the Fair Education Alliance, which is composed of 27 leading organisations – from Barnardo’s, Kidsco and The Prince’s Trust to Teach First, UBS and National Literacy Trust.

This question also underpinned the Alliance’s inaugural Report Card, launched in December 2014, to outline the state of educational inequality in the UK and offer recommendations for achieving real change. Made by Marketing drafted the Executive Summary and was responsible for copy editing the rest of the report.



Hartlebury Castle

Great changes are afoot at Hartlebury Castle in Worcestershire!  Made by Marketing was appointed (by to develop the marketing strategy and action plan for Hartlebury ‘s submission to the Heritage Lottery Fund.

The bid was successful and Hartlebury Castle Preservation Trust, with partners Worcestershire County Council and Museums Worcestershire,  is now working to transform the visitor experience.