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.

Boscombe adds Council cash to European cultural enterprise funding

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20 Feb 2013

The Council will also employ a dedicated post to support the development of the creative industries in the town.

Europe invests in the arts

13 Dec 2012

The future looks bright for culture on the continent, but the Autumn Statement provided no such solace for the UK, says Liz Hill.

EU culture plans focus on jobs and growth

EU Flag
01 Oct 2012

The strategy outlines some key actions to invest in the cultural sector across Europe


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