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Sadler’s Wells on Changing Approaches to Data Collection and Sharing

After updating its approach to data collection and sharing, Sadler’s Wells noticed a surge in email sign-ups for its visiting companies. Sebastian Cheswright Cater and Matt Kirby...

Posted by CAN network on 27th April 2017.

National Dance Bodies Join Forces to Tackle Inactivity

A strategic collaboration between One Dance UK and People Dancing will focus first on encouraging primary schools to spend more on high quality dance. The collaborators intend to lobby...

Posted by CAN network on 27th April 2017.

Voluntary Arts Festival 5-14 May 2017

Voluntary Arts Festival takes place each May, in cities, towns and villages across the UK and Republic of Ireland. It’s a chance for people to get creative – share what they...

Posted by CAN network on 27th April 2017.

Wysing Arts Centre: First UK-based Visual Arts Organisation to Offer a Safe Haven Residency

Wysing Arts Centre have launched an open call for a Safe Haven residency as part of the ARTISTS at RISK network. The three-month residency will be given to a visual artist who is a target...

Posted by CAN network on 26th April 2017.

Half of teenagers ‘never been in a theatre’

Almost half of teenagers coming to annual free Shakespeare performances for schools have never been inside a theatre before, research suggests. More than 150,000 teenagers have been...

Posted by CAN network on 6th April 2017.

Cambridge Summer Music Festival Programme Annouced

From 13 - 29 July Cambridge will play host to unique, world-class musicians performing in beautiful venues in and around the city. Immerse yourself in glorious sound – from baroque...

Posted by CAN network on 31st March 2017.

Snowy Farr’s MBE presented to the Museum of Cambridge

The MBE awarded to local fundraiser Snowy Farr is to be presented to the Museum of Cambridge. Shelly Lockwood tells Julian about the MBE and how the museum is using it to celebrate other...

Posted by CAN network on 31st March 2017.

More cash for arts organisations to crowdfund

A DCMS-backed funding programme is set to extend the value of match funding offered to arts organisations raising funds through crowdfunding. The scheme, run by Nesta, aims to find out...

Posted by CAN network on 31st March 2017.

Cambridge Junction launches Membership Scheme

Cambridge Junction is excited to launch our new membership scheme! As a registered charity, we need to raise thousands of pounds each year to be able to keep ticket prices low, to present...

Posted by ClareOHara on 22nd March 2017.

Acting Now, Big Lottery Competition, Vote for Us

Acting Now needs the support of as many people as possible to secure funding. We have been shortlisted to compete for £50,000 of Big Lottery Fund cash in ITV´s The People´s...

Posted by Marina on 22nd March 2017.