The Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee continues its inquiry into arts and heritage funding with a fifth session of oral evidence.
From April, the Office for National Statistics will ask people to rate their own well-being with the first official happiness index due in 2012.
Drama & Theatre manifesto steering group; Cultural Learning Alliance Conference, The Big Link Up; launch of the King James Bible 400th anniversary; discussed the existence of a god (or not) with Nick Starr
The Culture Forum and the National Campaign for the Arts presents ‘The Arts, Heritage and the Big Society’
Monday, 13 December. Book now to reserve a place.
This event has been put together by the Culture Forum and the National Campaign for the Arts in association with the University of East Anglia, London and City University, London.
Key cultural organisations in Scotland have been widely protected in the draft budget announced in Holyrood on Wednesday.
On Wednesday, the Welsh Assembly Government published its Draft Budget 2011-12. It was announced that as of 2011/12, ACW’s budget for arts programmes would be reduced by 4 per cent over the next three years.
On Monday, following many months of consultation, the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson published the final version of ‘Cultural Metropolis’, his Cultural Strategy for London.
Robin Simpson, Voluntary Arts; Baroness Lola Young; Trinity College London National Professional Performing Arts Diplomas; Peter Stark, Swallows Partnership; Alex Hudson, E8 radio; A&B Awards; Radio 4 You & Yours programme; Jocelyn Cunningham, RSA.
On Monday the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) published its business plan.
It was announced this week that on Wednesday 15 December 2010 the CMS Committee will take evidence on the new BBC licence fee settlement.
On Wednesday, when fifty thousand students arrived in central London to protest against the coalition Government's proposed cut in university funding and rise in tuition fees,
On Wednesday, Somerset County Council voted to cut its £159,000 funding pot for arts organisations in the area following the Government’s recent spending review.
Mayor of London’s Music Event at LSO St Luke’s; Ivan Lewis MP; Amy Turton, Arts Council England; Paul Hamlyn Foundation Awards.
In the aftermath of the Comprehensive Spending Review (CSR), Somerset County Council became the first local authority to announce that it was considering axing all of its arts funding.
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.