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New photography competition tackles traditional outdated image of engineering

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has launched a new photography competition and is looking for entries from Cambridge in a bid to challenge misconceptions of engineering...

Posted by CAN network on 16th March 2017.

Wysing Launch New Record Label, 23 March

Wysing Arts are excited to be collaborating with the ICA on the launch of a new record label, Wysing Polyphonic. The label will commission new compositions in sonic experimentation and...

Posted by CAN network on 15th March 2017.

New funding increases older people’s engagement in the arts

A new £3m fund that aims to increase older people’s engagement in the arts has been launched by Arts Council England (ACE) and the Baring Foundation. 16 projects with a cross-generational...

Posted by CAN network on 9th March 2017.

Dancers can deliver effective healthcare programmes, report finds

Aesop’s falls-prevention classes were both an enjoyable artistic challenge and faithful to their healthcare objectives. Dancers can be trained to deliver artistic, evidence-based...

Posted by CAN network on 9th March 2017.

Links between arts and health come under academic scrutiny

The Centre for Performance Science, a Royal College of Music and Imperial College London collaboration, is to use a £1m Arts and Humanities Research Council grant to assess the...

Posted by CAN network on 9th March 2017.

Wysing Arts Centre 2017 Residency artists announced & further 2017 exhibition news

During 2017 Wysing Arts Centre is exploring ‘many voices’ across its programme, within the over-arching programme theme: Wysing Polyphonic (#wysingpolyphonic). Central to...

Posted by CAN network on 24th February 2017.

CMMNTY talk about art & homlessness on Cambridge 105

Cambridge 105's Julian Clover meets David Newman, who’s set up CMMNTY, a collective of artists who are producing clothing and art to support the Emmaus community for the homeless....

Posted by CAN network on 24th February 2017.

Winners announced for 2017 Hearts for the Arts Awards

What Next? and the National Campaign for the Arts have announced the winners of their Hearts for the Arts Awards, a new initiative to reward and thank Councils, Councillors and Council...

Posted by CAN network on 24th February 2017.

MPs call for ban on unpaid arts internships

A group of cross-party MPs is calling on the government to ban unpaid internships in the sector, following evidence submitted to an inquiry that labelled them as “the curse of...

Posted by CAN network on 23rd February 2017.

GetArty! Brand New Initiative with Mencap & Access Art

Get Arty! is aimed at children from ages 5 to 11 and inviting schools across the UK to take part during Learning Disability Week in June. However if you’d prefer to run...

Posted by CAN network on 2nd February 2017.