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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

Cambridge Live confirms first Trustees

Cambridge Live, the new charitable trust being set up to manage and operate the Cambridge Corn Exchange and Cambridge Folk Festival as well as delivering other live arts events in the city, has today announced the first three trustees recruited to its board. The non-profit org...

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over 4 years ago

CAN Conference – Speakers line up & last few tickets

Cambridge Arts Network Annual Conference Cambridge – The Creative City How can the arts and cultural sector contribute to the future of our City? Date: 9.30-4.30, 10 December 2014 Venue: Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, CB3 9DP Cost: £5 to include a delicious lunch An u...

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over 4 years ago

Christmas shopping sorted: Cambridge Christmas 2014

Date: 12- 8.30 pm, Monday 24 November Venue: Cambridge Unitarian Church, Victoria street off Emmanuel Road, Cambridge CB1 1JW A group of contemporary arts and crafts designer-makers takes this opportunity close to Christmas to exhibit works which make ideal Christmas gifts. It...

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almost 5 years ago

English Heritage to split

The Government has confirmed £90m plans to restructure English Heritage. The new model will split the organisation into two separate bodies; a new body will be set up to manage and promote the properties and sites in the National Heritage Collection, numbering more than 400, r...

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almost 5 years ago

Appeal to save Cambridge Summer Music Festival

Appeal to save Cambridge Summer Music Festival A message from the Cambridge Summer Music Festival’s Chairman, Tim Brown: “The simple fact is that if Cambridge Summer Music Festival does not raise £35,000 by 31st December, it will close. As someone actively involved in Cambridg...

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almost 5 years ago

Grow: Strategic Audience Development - September 2014 – March 2015

A new CultureHive professional development programme delivered by The Audience Agency, Grow: Strategic Audience Development, is aimed at cultural marketers and audience development practitioners to build skills and confidence to manage audience strategy.  Participants will und...

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almost 5 years ago

Re-inventing the way the arts are funded?

The arts funding system has long been based on a ‘three legged stool’ of subsidy, sponsorship and box office, and since 2008 all three have been shrinking making this a wobbly base for forward planning.  However, according to new research by Nesta (National Endowment for Scien...

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almost 5 years ago

A sporting success: Big Weekend and Tour De France 2014

The Grosvenor Sport Zone and Vindis Cycle Village at this year’s Big Weekend was a great success despite the rain at the start of each day. The large variety of clubs and organisations in these areas attracted lots of the public, who were trying out the different sports and cy...

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almost 5 years ago
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