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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.

Noise Solution audit demonstrates their impact is “statistically significant”

Cabinet Office funded audit states Noise Solution impacts are statistically significant; 76% of participants have meaningfully increased their wellbeing.   In February...

Posted by CAN network on 31st October 2016.

Cambridge’s Collusion scheme scoops £325,000 for ‘art and tech’ project

Artists in high-tech Cambridge are set to benefit from a pioneering new scheme to back their work. The Arts Council is pumping £325,000 into a project to bring them together with...

Posted by CAN network on 31st October 2016.

Workforce diversity won’t be a factor in Arts Council ratings

National Portfolio Organisations must diversify their programming to access ACE funding, but there will be no naming and shaming or sanctions applied if arts organisations fail to achieve...

Posted by CAN network on 31st October 2016.

New arts baccalaureate proposed as challenge to controversial EBacc

The ‘radical’ proposals for reform also suggest combining GCSEs, A-levels and technical qualifications into an overarching award for 14-19 year olds. An alternative baccalaureate...

Posted by CAN network on 31st October 2016.

Sin Cru make successful grants for arts bid

As an extension of SIN Cru, Fly No Filter is a new hip hop theatre company producing work under the artistic direction of Lucy Crowe. The Fly No Filter team are all bubbling with the...

Posted by CAN network on 31st October 2016.

Cambridge Curiosity and Imagination announce new patron

"I'm so proud to be a patron of CCI. Curiosity, landscape, imagination, creativity, childhood, wildness - the organisation's passions and values could hardly be more important...

Posted by CAN network on 31st October 2016.