On Thursday the Arts Council England (ACE), published ‘Achieving Art for Everyone’ a ten-year strategy that has been formulated following a consultation process that began in 2009. Over 2,500 people took part in the consultation, with many demanding a more flexible funding system.
Last Tuesday, John Hayes MP, Minister of State for Further Education, Skills and Lifelong Learning gave a talk at the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA).
The NCA has submitted its written response to the Government’s independent review into the funding and delivery of Music Education, conducted by Classic FM Chief Executive, Darren Henley.
The Cultural Learning Alliance (CLA) is a collective voice working to ensure that all children and young people have meaningful access to culture.
Cultural Learning Alliance; British Arts Festivals Association Annual Conference; Arts Council England for launch of strategy and investment mechanism.
In the wake of last week’s Comprehensive Spending Review the National Council of Arts Council England met on Monday afternoon to discuss the funding settlement and plans for implementing the 29.6 per centcuts.
Last week the Home Secretary, Theresa May, announced the terms of reference for the Vetting and Barring Scheme (VBS) review and a parallel review of the criminal records regime.
‘TakingPart’is an ongoing national survey, commissioned by the DCMS, of those living in a representative cross-section of private households in England. The adult survey was launched in mid-July 2005, with the child survey introduced in January 2006.
A fortnight ago the Department for Culture, Media and Sport encouraged members of the public to pose their questions to Ed Vaizey.
Richard Pullford Farewell Lunch; Shaftesbury PLC; Ed Vaizey MP; Ed Whiting of Imagine That
It was announced in Wednesday’s Comprehensive Spending Review that the Department of Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS)will have its budget cut by 25 percent, from £1.9 billion to £1.1 billion by 2014-15.
On Friday 15 October, the Minister for Civil Society, Nick Hurd MP, along with five other government ministers, addressed over a hundred representatives from across the voluntary and community sector at the National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO).
Following consultation earlier this summer, the Culture Secretary, Jeremy Hunt has announced that the National Lottery will be reformed, bringing an extra £50 million each to arts, sport and heritage.
A new survey published by Arts Council of Wales (ACW) reveals that, even with the recession, the arts in Wales are more popular than ever before.
Charity Commission, lecturing to UEA Students, Launch of Plus Tate network, Arts & politics panel discussion with Newturn at London College of Communication, Radio 3 interview with Tom Service.
“15% CUTS TO FRONTLINE ARTS BETTER THAN FEARED, BUT CONCERNS REMAIN” - NCA DIRECTOR, LOUISE DE WINTER
One of the curiosities of the Labour Party in opposition is its unique practice of electing members of the Shadow Cabinet. Last night, the names of the 19 men and women who won the most backing from their MP colleagues were revealed.
Building on the work of the independent Review of Renaissance, last year the MLA developed a National Action Plan for Museums: LeadingMuseums, A Vision and Strategic Action Plan for English Museums. The plan envisaged a future where excellent regional and national museums developed their collections in ways that reached beyond their walls and put people first.
The Northern Ireland Executive is in the process of drafting a new Programme for Government for 2011-2015. As part of this initiative, a new set of Public Service Agreements (PSAs) will be outlined, including spending priorities, objectives and targets for the arts.
The European Commission has launched a public consultation on the future EU Programme for culture, to replace the current one from 2014 onwards.