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Ecology of Culture new report published

The Arts and Humanities Research Council has published a report by John Holden, Visiting Professor City University, London, entitled the Ecology of Culture. The report, based on interviews with 38 cultural practitioners and experts from across the cultural field, argues that t...

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over 4 years ago

New report focusing on arts engagement and health

A report published by Arts for Health at Manchester Metropolitan University last month reveals that engaging with the arts and culture generally has a positive long-term effect on health and wellbeing. Under the auspices of the Cultural Value Project, initiated by the Arts and...

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over 4 years ago

Be part of Voluntary Arts Week

From 15 to 24 May, Voluntary Arts Week will celebrate creative activity across the UK and Republic of Ireland – and all cultural groups are invited to join in. Whether you’re part of a choir, knitting group, drama company or amateur orchestra – anyone who gets creative purely ...

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over 4 years ago

WATCH OUT festival announces line up

WATCH OUT is a festival of dangerous new theatre and dance at Cambridge Junction on Saturday 23 May from 2pm. A new annual festival of the mind-expanding, following in the legacy of Night Watch (2014) and Sampled.  It's there home for the fresh and the experimental, the unusua...

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over 4 years ago

Laboratory of Encounters - new residency for 30 Bird and public works

The MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology (LMB) is pleased to announce the appointment of 30 Bird and public works as LMB Artists-in-Residence starting in April 2015. They are a collaborative team made up of a Cambridge based performance company led by Mehrdad Seyf (30 Bird) and...

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over 4 years ago

Kettle's Yard development begins 22 June 2015

On 22 June 2015 the Kettle’s Yard site at Castle Street will close completely. We are delighted to be beginning work on our major development project. Kettle’s Yard: Looking Ahead will create a new Education Wing, environmentally controlled galleries and better services for vi...

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over 4 years ago

Big Lottery Fund promises simpler grant applications

The Big Lottery Fund (BLF) has promised to simplify their funding applications in a report published today. The two-page document says that the organisation, which awards funds from the National Lottery, intends to simplify its grant-making processes so they “support stronger ...

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over 4 years ago

Julie’s Bicycle report shows 30% sustainability boost for arts

A report by sustainability charity Julie’s Bicycle has revealed that all but 15% of Arts Council England-funded organisations now have an environmental policy and action plan in place. This marks an increase of a third compared with the previous 12 months, taking the total num...

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over 4 years ago
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