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ADUK Conference 2016: Our Cultural Commons

Conference imageSt Andrews Halls, Norwich
23rd/24th February 2016
ADUK’s 2016 conference, in association with Voluntary Arts, explores our organisations’ joint initiative which sets out to explore new ways to sustain and develop the creative lives of our communities in all their diversity. The conference is hosted by Norwich City Council at the historic St Andrews Halls.

For a conference programme and brochure, click: Norwich2016ConferenceBro

Conference places are open to all with preferential rates for ADUK members. Whether you are an artist or an arts officer, an organisation or an independent consultant the ADUK conference offers thought provoking key notes, briefings and break outs on the big issues, relevant case studies and tours alongside forums for discussion and opportunities to network with arts and cultural colleagues from across the country. For ADUK members this event is CPD Certified, 5 credits for every full day’s attendance in 2016: read more at AD:UK Professional Fellowship programme.

Keynote speakers include:
• Baroness Beeban Kidron OBE, President of Voluntary Arts, film director, cross-bench peer, founder of the Film Club charity, and
• Jane Wilson, Chair of ADUK and Culture & Community Manager with Cambridge City Council
• Bobsie Robinson: Cultural Policy & Strategy Manager at Bradford Council.

Case study and discussion forum presenters include: Graham Creelman OBE, Pro-Chancellor of Norwich University of the Arts; Kate Hall, Director of Market Place; Lisa Pidgeon, Director of Little Bird SOS; Amanda Rigali, Head of Programming from Arts Fundraising & Philanthropy; Jessica Harris, Project Manager, Cultural Commissioning Programme at NCVO; Tony Witton, Arts & Cultural Services Manager at Kent CC; Abi Horsfield, Project Director at Creative Encounters; Jo Cove and Vicki Stratford at Made in Clayton West; Emily Bowman, Projects Manager; Lincolnshire One Venues; Guy O’Donnell, Sherman 5 Coordinator at the Sherman Theatre; Sarah-Jane Rawlings and Stella Duffy, co-directors of Fun Palaces; Diana Pasek-Atkinson and Peter Ptashko, UnLtd Associate.

Book now on our Arts Development UK Eventbrite page link: If you prefer to be invoiced please download a  booking form here: Norwich2016ElecForm

For more information about the conference, please contact 01269 824728 or email: