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Thousands of children to benefit from music and arts investment

The government has announced more than £300 million to help young people from every background enjoy the benefits of music and the arts. A multimillion pound investment in music...

Posted by CAN network on 28th November 2016.

New look for learning disabled charity Rowan

The new-look Rowan opens its doors to the public for the first time this November after a significant refurbishment of its premises on Humberstone Road. Thanks to funding from Cambridge...

Posted by CAN network on 28th November 2016.

Audience Finder data and diversity

The first full year’s worth of data from the Audience Finder survey raises important questions about the inclusivity of arts organisations, reports Anne Torreggiani.  Audience...

Posted by CAN network on 28th November 2016.

EBacc cracks are starting to show

New government figures reveal that lower attaining pupils are being increasingly disadvantaged by studying for the EBacc qualification. The gap between the number of students entering...

Posted by CAN network on 28th November 2016.

Local authority arts services continue to be cut

Local authorities are expected to spend 13% less on arts services this year than in 2015/16 as they struggle to cope with cuts from central government, according to estimates by Arts...

Posted by CAN network on 28th November 2016.

Creative Industries Federation Brexit and Arts Quarter reports released

The CIF has published a major Brexit Report - an initial analysis of the impact of leaving the EU on the arts, creative industries and cultural education. The 73-page document draws...

Posted by CAN network on 28th November 2016.

ACE announce their new budget for 2018- 22

Arts Council England have announced their new 4 year budget programme from 2018 – 22. They have set a budget of £622m per year across lottery and grant in aid for three main...

Posted by CAN network on 28th November 2016.

Government announces multi-million pound investment in music education hubs

Over the next four years the government will provide £300 million to a network of 121 music education hubs to work with schools, local authorities and community organisations to...

Posted by CAN network on 28th November 2016.

Darren Henley talks about his first year as Chief Executive of ACE

Darren Henley, blogs about his first year at the Arts Council and his new book, ‘The Arts Dividend: Why Investment in Culture Pays’ Over the past month, we’ve seen...

Posted by CAN network on 28th November 2016.

Arts organisations more involved in delivering Arts Award

More arts organisations are participating in the award scheme, which research shows is nurturing soft skills and fostering an ‘entrepreneurial spirit’ in the young people...

Posted by CAN network on 31st October 2016.