The biggest ever invitation to tender issued by Arts Council England is for a contract to deliver a standardised system for quantifying artistic quality, which 300 larger arts organisations will be required to use.
A new report is calling on public bodies to use their powers to support and protect cultural hubs, music venues and nightclubs.
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A 70k shortfall in subscribers has forced Canvas to switch focus from commercialising videos to providing digital services and training.
A ‘three-way’ agreement signals a commitment to cultural education, continuing professional development and place-making in the city.
Arts Council England’s £37m NPO budget increase will be mostly used for organisations outside of London.
Evidence around business support will contribute to a review of provision and a resource for creative and cultural organisations.
The Welsh Government fund aims to start helping young people develop their musical talents by 2020.
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The school will provide professional experience for designers, stage managers and arts managers, alongside training for singers and instrumentalists.
Leicester’s De Montfort University is to collaborate with Arts Council England on a pilot programme and a three-year trial.
The Coastal Culture Network will help connect arts and cultural organisations, local authorities, Coastal Community Teams and other local groups.
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The Royal Ballet has committed to sharing its expertise in caring for dancers by partnering with the National Institute of Dance Medicine and Science.
Trading Standards is powerless to investigate a complaint against the Fundraising Regulator by arts charity Children and the Arts, whose accusations can only be adjudicated by the Regulator itself.
Several new national hubs, including theatre-making studios, a centre for experiential arts and large-scale artwork foundry, could be built along the Thames Estuary.
As many as 900 arts organisations and museums could be admitted into the national portfolio in the next funding round.
ACW Chief Executive Nick Capaldi said he was “saddened” by the apparent clash with Arts&Business Cymru over its funding model.
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