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Black History Month returns next week with a cultural celebration

Black History Month returns this October to Cambridge with a range of talks, performances, poetry and exhibitions.  Highlights include Akala, MOBO award winning hip hop artist Akala...

Posted by CAN network on 28th September 2016.

Turner Prize nominee Anthea Hamilton re-imagines Kettle’s Yard

"While rooted in the history of sculpture her work seduces the viewer with comic and unexpected combinations of images, materials and words, as well as dramatic shifts in scale." Turner...

Posted by CAN network on 28th September 2016.

Changing faces at Cambridge Summer Music

CSM have been very gratified by the warm response to this year’s Summer Music Festival. The exceptional quality of the performances and rich variety of programmes were clearly...

Posted by CAN network on 28th September 2016.

Cambridge Glass Fair .... 2nd October 2016

Yes the Cambridge Glass Fair Contineus.  Even though their Venue was burnt to the ground, this wonderful glossy glass fair continues at Kebworth Hall.  Do take the opportunity...

Posted by Maureen on 28th September 2016.

Cambridge Live announces take over of e-Luminate Cambridge Festival

Cambridge Live has announced at its Annual General Meeting that it is taking over the running of the spectacular e-Luminate Cambridge Festival. e-Luminate joins Cambridge Live’s...

Posted by CAN network on 28th September 2016.

Classical music - a “white, middle class thing” according to Select Committee

Classical music is becoming a “white, middle class thing”, the Government’s Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee has heard. At a meeting this week, Mark Pemberton,...

Posted by CAN network on 28th September 2016.

Findings of the Pulse survey on attitudes towards diversity is released

The arts sector is deeply conflicted about the best way to improve diversity in its workforce.  The majority of respondents to ArtsProfessional’s Pulse survey of attitudes...

Posted by CAN network on 28th September 2016.

DCMS review of Arts Council England

The Department for Culture, Media and Sport has launched a review of Arts Council England to investigate the body's efficiency, effectiveness and governance. The ‘tailored...

Posted by CAN network on 28th September 2016.

Arts crowdfunding pilot to test impact of match funding

A £250k scheme backed by the DCMS will offer match funding to artists and heritage organisations. A £250k pilot project is testing whether match funding can be used to boost...

Posted by CAN network on 28th September 2016.

Arts Council England to impose quantitative measures of arts quality on NPOs

ACE is forging ahead with plans to impose a standardised system for measuring artistic quality on its NPOs, despite a lukewarm sector response and warnings that this will require a “quantum...

Posted by CAN network on 28th September 2016.