Creative Conversations: PRS - What's it all about?

5th Apr
6pm - 8pm

Welcome to Creative Conversations, a new series of panel talks looking at subjects that can help share information and provide networking opportunities for our creative community. Each Conversation will host a panel to talk about their experience and opinions, followed by a question-and-answer session to allow you to gain maximum insight.

Conversations will be held at St James in the Dorey Room from 6pm finishing by 8pm, and are free for anyone to attend. If you’re like to register your question in advance, then just email it to


PRS – What’s it all about?

Our first Conversation will be on PRS with Andy Ellis, Writer Relations and Outreach Manager for PRS, focusing on what the Performing Rights Society is and looking at what your queries are. Joining Andy to discuss your questions further will be songwriter and performer Hollie Lucia Thorne, and composer and sound artist Flexagon.

The PRS is the UK association of composers, songwriters and music publishers created In 1914.

  • What is PRS and what do they do?
  • How can you benefit form PRS?
  • What opportunities do PRS provide?


  • Andy Ellis – writer relations and outreach manager for PRS
  • Hollie Lucia Thorne – songwriter and performer
  • Flexagon – Composer and sound artist

If you would like to submit a question in advance of the conversation please email

PRS for Music is one of the world’s leading music collective management organisations representing the rights of more than 160,000 talented songwriters, composers, and music publishers around the globe. Headquartered in the UK, it works diligently on behalf of its members to grow and protect the value of their rights. With a focus on innovation and integrity, PRS for Music is redefining the global standard for music royalties to ensure creators are paid whenever their musical compositions and songs are streamed, downloaded, broadcast, performed and played in public. In 2021, 27 trillion performances of music were reported to PRS for Music with £677.2m paid out in royalties to its members.


  • Contact

  • T: 01481 711360
  • E:
  • St James Concert and Assembly Hall College Street St Peter Port Guernsey GY1 2NZ

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