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Art Language Location 2016

On September 1 the new website goes live for ALL 2016 www.artlanguagelocation.org This year we are delighted to welcome over 40 artists to Cambridge, creating a potent mix of installations,...

Posted by rosecat on 31st August 2016.

Basca research reveals lack of gender and BME diversity in music composition

New Basca research has revealed the extent of the under-representation of female and black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) composers in the classical music sector. Natalie...

Posted by CAN network on 30th August 2016.

Cambridge City Council’s Community Grant applications are now available

Application forms are now available for 2017-18.  All applications must demonstrate how the funding will reduce social and/or economic inequality, by removing barriers for...

Posted by CAN network on 30th August 2016.

Cambridge arts organisations ready to Evolve with Catalyst funding from Arts Council England

Cambridge Junction and Wysing Arts Centre are among 140 organisations across England to receive funding to support more successful and sustainable fundraising activities. The news comes...

Posted by CAN network on 30th August 2016.

Bookings launch for Open Cambridge Heritage Festival

Bookings are now open for the city’s hugely popular heritage weekend, Open Cambridge, which runs from 9-11 September. Now in its ninth year, the annual city-wide festival,...

Posted by CAN network on 30th August 2016.

Cambridge Film Festival announces dates

The 36th Cambridge Film Festival will take place between 20-27 October.  Festival Director, Tony Jones, explains what makes the Cambridge Film Festival so special: "It’s a...

Posted by CAN network on 30th August 2016.

Children’s arts participation continues to decline

A gender gap in children and young people participating in dance, music and drama activities is highlighted in the latest Taking Part figures. The downward trend in the proportion of...

Posted by MyCambridge on 30th August 2016.

Arts Council pledges to reduce Lottery stockpile

At least £65m is likely to be channelled into the arts in England, after ACE commits to releasing its excess Lottery reserves. Arts Lottery funding forged ahead again last year,...

Posted by CAN network on 30th August 2016.

Great Place Scheme to put culture at the heart of local plans

£15m will be awarded to 12 pilot places in England with schemes for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland in the pipeline. Twelve communities in England will be encouraged to put...

Posted by CAN network on 30th August 2016.

Creative industries fuel UK’s local economies

New research from Nesta and Creative England has mapped 47 creative clusters across the UK. Findings reveal a 28% growth in creative employment in these clusters over seven years. Motorway...

Posted by CAN network on 30th August 2016.