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City Council sets out its vision for arts and culture

From 1 April the council hands over the running of the Corn Exchange, Cambridge Folk Festival and the annual programme of outdoor events to a new cultural trust, Cambridge Live. In December, a group of major arts organisations (Cambridge Arts & Cultural Leaders) developed ...

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over 4 years ago

ACE Research Grants Programme

An ACE Research Grants Programme worth around £2.5m over the next three years is aiming to “build and improve the evidence base around the impact of art and culture on individuals and society”. ACE is running the programme and hopes that the research outcomes will be sufficien...

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over 4 years ago

New website for all things musical in Cambridgeshire

Cambridgeshire Music Education Partnership’s new website ‘mush’ gathers all things musical in Cambridgeshire in one place. An increasing number of organisations and individuals are registering with the site to promote their music education projects and events. You can register...

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over 4 years ago

New chief executive for Arts Council England

Arts Council England (ACE) has announced Darren Henley, head of Classic FM since 1999, as its new chief executive. Henley released the following statement on accepting the new role: “Public investment has ensured the vitality and creativity of England’s cultural life. Arts Co...

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over 4 years ago

Cultural Commissioning Toolkits

The Cultural Commissioning Programme has provides a range of resources on cultural commissioning. Here’s a selection of really useful toolkits: Cultural commissioning resources Understanding cultural commissioning Practicalities of cultural commissioning Cultural commiss...

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over 4 years ago

Dot Dot Dot ...

Property Guardians Placing people who do great volunteering to live in empty properties - helping landlords and strengthening communities Dot Dot Dot is a not-for-profit property guardian company that houses regular volunteers who need affordable rents - and places them in pro...

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over 4 years ago

Report highlights social impact of culture in cities

The World Cities Culture Forum has highlighted the different ways that culture can transform the lives of individuals and communities in a report published this week. The report identifies “transformational” cultural projects that link culture with sustainable urban developmen...

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over 4 years ago
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