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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.

Culture Secretary uses maiden speech to launch Cultural Citizens Programme

Delivering schemes that close the gap in arts engagement to reach under-represented groups will be the Government’s priority for culture. On Wednesday the Culture Secretary Karen...

Posted by CAN network on 30th August 2016.

Arts Council England celebrates 70th birthday

On the 9 August, the Arts Council was 70 years old - that's seven decades of investing in great art and culture across England. Chief Executive Darren Henley reflects on...

Posted by CAN network on 30th August 2016.

Arts and Minds to broaden their offer

Arts and Minds is constantly looking to broaden our offer to people in Cambridgeshire, Peterborough and beyond to ensure that we have services to suit a variety of needs. We have added...

Posted by CAN network on 30th August 2016.

Arts Council England announce £5.3 million to help make the creative case a reality

After receiving so many strong applications to our Elevate fund, we’re announcing a £5.3 million investment in 40 organisations making a significant contribution to the Creative...

Posted by CAN network on 30th August 2016.

Two new community centres with arts facilities will open in spring 2017

Cambridge is growing.  New developments in the south of the city in Trumpington and a new north west Quarter which is being developed by the University at Eddington (between Huntingdon...

Posted by CAN network on 25th July 2016.

My Cambridge to hold inaugural networking event aimed at schools, arts and youth organisations

Cambridge is a city that is rich with cultural assets and has a world leading cultural education offer that delivers high quality creative experiences for children and young people....

Posted by MyCambridge on 25th July 2016.

Trinity to issue new agreements to registered Arts Award centres

We will shortly be rolling out new centre agreements to registered Arts Award centres in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. We want to ensure that the process for the roll...

Posted by CAN network on 25th July 2016.

Cambridge Folk Festival sells out for 23rd year running

Cambridge Live, organisers of the Cambridge Folk Festival, have confirmed that the 2016 event has now completely sold out, continuing a 23 year tradition. Now in its 52nd year, the Cambridge...

Posted by CAN network on 25th July 2016.

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.