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New Secretary of State for Culture

MP Karen Bradley has been appointed UK culture secretary, taking over from John Whittingdale. The move was announced during Theresa May’s first full day as prime minister, as part...

Posted by CAN network on 20th July 2016.

Changes to ACE investment portfolio, including NPOs

Changes to the ACE Investment PortfolioArts Council England have announced changes to the way it will approach its investment, from 2018, following a consultation with the arts and culture...

Posted by CAN network on 20th July 2016.

Pink festival organiser to launch new book and still has time to take Sigourney Weaver punting…

Michael Brown has a busy year ahead. Not only is he organising Pink festival, the LGBT+ community festival, at Cambridge Guildhall on Saturday 3rd September but he is also launching...

Posted by CAN network on 20th July 2016.

New public art project for CB1 Cambridge

Artist Lucy Harrison will today launch an artist’s publication and public artwork at Murdoch House, entitled ‘The Works’. The piece has been commissioned by developers...

Posted by CAN network on 20th July 2016.

Cambridge Live teams up with Cambridge Film Festival as part of Syd Barrett celebrations

Cambridge Live has announced that it is teaming up with the Cambridge Film Trust to premiere a series of films about both Syd Barrett and the Swinging Sixties at the 2016 Cambridge Film...

Posted by CAN network on 20th July 2016.

New festival launches - Troopfest at Cambridge Junction

A brand new festival of work encompassing theatre, dance, spoken word, comedy, storytelling, live music made and performed by members of Cambridge Junction’s artist development...

Posted by CAN network on 20th July 2016.

ACE to update review on equality and diversity in the arts

Arts Council England has issued a callout for research conducted around diversity in arts participation, audiences, employment practices and funding.  Arts Council England (ACE)...

Posted by CAN network on 20th July 2016.

Inquiry into the Civic Role of Arts Organisations by What Next?

What Next? is acting as an engagement partner with the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation and Institute of Cultural Capital on an Inquiry into the Civic Role of Arts Organisations. The first...

Posted by CAN network on 20th July 2016.

Arts, Health & Wellbeing Inquiry: Call for Practice Examples

The All Party Parliamentary Group on Arts, Health and Wellbeing (APPG) is collaborating with King’s College London on an Inquiry into Arts, Health and Wellbeing. The Inquiry is...

Posted by CAN network on 20th July 2016.

ACE advised to change funding structures to promote everyday creativity

Street parties, guerrilla gardening and engagement with cultural buildings must be encouraged if creativity is to become as accessible as sport, a new report has concluded. Arts Council...

Posted by CAN network on 20th July 2016.