UK leads the way in Creative Europe application success

Opera singer
29 May 2015

LIFT and ENO are among the 48 UK organisations benefitting from European Union grant money

Merry Jul, Vánoce or Natale!

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15 Dec 2014

Panto, ballet and nativity plays are standard Christmas fare in the UK, but what are they enjoying in other European countries? Alex Bryne has been finding out.

Partnerships put to the test

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08 Dec 2014

The European Regional Development Fund can be a crucial source of funding, but relations and processes between the partners involved need to be coherently managed, advises Florence Harmelin.

A serious slice of cake

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17 Sep 2014

Applying for Creative Europe funding for a Cooperation Project requires real commitment and many hours devoted to completing the application form, warns Lorraine von Gehlen.

UK benefits from Creative Europe’s first grants

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29 Aug 2014

More than €5m has been awarded to UK organisations to lead collaborative projects by the European Commission's revamped funding programme.

A force for festivals

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23 Jun 2014

As one of the oldest cultural networks in Europe, the European Festivals Association’s mission has always been centred around artistic quality and long-term impact, says Kathrin Deventer.

Act now or risk missing out, warns culture report

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18 Jun 2014

A European Commission inquiry finds that economic benefits will stem from cultural diplomacy, but current weaknesses need to be addressed.

In a room full of foreigners

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08 May 2014

UK membership of the European Union gives cultural organisations access to a wide variety of funds and initiatives. Why are we not bothered? asks Julie Ward.

On the wilder side of Europe

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03 Apr 2014

On an arts programme secondment with the British Council in Ukraine, Liz Pugh has been witness to the turbulent geopolitics of the past six months.

European Parliament supports new rules for instruments on planes

13 Feb 2014

Airline policies on the transportation of musical instruments could now be brought into line as pan-European regulation comes a step closer.

British Council and BFI partner to run Creative Europe Desk UK

31 Jan 2014

The new service will offer advice and support to UK cultural organisations wanting to broker effective European and international partnerships.

Join the conversation now!

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27 Jan 2014

Sarah Stannage warns that many arts organisations may be missing out on European and Government funding available through Local Enterprise Partnerships.

European cooperation

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21 Nov 2013

Christoph Jankowski introduces Creative Europe, the new EU funding progamme for the cultural and creative sectors.

Survey shows drop in cultural participation across Europe

15 Nov 2013

Northern Europeans have the highest levels of cultural engagement but overall levels of participation and engagement have fallen since 2007.

One in four EU cultural projects led by UK organisations

Plunge by Michael Pinsky
15 Oct 2013

Increased applications and an interest in participation and collaborative projects show the UK’s appetite to work in Europe and internationally.

My Gurus

19 Sep 2013

Rachel Clare, Artistic Director of Crying Out Loud, names those have inspired her throughout her career.

Job Ladder

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06 Jun 2013

The new Executive Director of Citizens Theatre, Glasgow, Judith Kilvington, guides us through her career to date.

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