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Presentations from the ADUK National Seminar on Arts & Resilience

The Arts Development UK Arts & Resilience National Seminar held on 2nd December 2016 in Leicester was a great success. Feedback from delegates indicates that it was a very informative day. We have put links to the various presentations at the foot of this page.

Keynote presentations included speeches by:

John Rance: CEO of […]

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ADUK National Seminar on Arts & Resilience

Venue The Phoenix Cinema & Arts Centre, 4 Midland St, Leicester LE1 1TG Date 2nd December (9.30 – 16.30) Booking

We have now confirmed the final programme for our next national seminar, taking place in Leicester on 2nd December. Please note that you can book this year using Eventbrite if you wish to pay […]

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RawFfest 2016

Original, quirky and daring, RawFfest showcases the best of youth arts today. It is planned and programmed by young people for young people. The first festival will take place from 18th – 21st August in Newport. More details on our lovely new website here: http://www.rawffest.wales/

Sponsor a young person to attend the RawFfest

ADUK are the lead organisation in a major national youth festival taking place in Wales called RawFfest. RawFfest will offer a festival which is curated and programmes by young people and for young people between the ages of 14 and 25 from Wales and across the UK. We are offering a residential programme that offers […]

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Booking is now open for the Arts Development UK National Seminar: Arts, Health & Wellbeing

Venue: St David’s Hall, Cardiff

Date: Tuesday 1st December 2015

This next national seminar in our professional development programme is aimed at officers involved in both policy and practice related to arts, health and wellbeing commissioning and service provision. Our training needs survey and previous seminar feedback indicated that arts officers across both England […]

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Cultural Commissioning Toolkits

The Cultural Commissioning Programme has collated a range of resources on cultural commissioning for those wanting to engage in public service commissioning and for commissioners such as local authorities, clinical commissioning groups, NHS and others wanting to work with arts and cultural providers. A range of toolkits are available on specific areas at: • Cultural […]

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Epic Awards 2015 nominations opening soon

From singing to knitting, theatre to painting, across the UK and Republic of Ireland over 60,000 volunteer-led amateur groups provide regular opportunities for people to take part in local creative cultural activities – the Epic Awards celebrate their achievements. The Epic Awards are run by Voluntary Arts, the UK and Republic of Ireland organisation set […]

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Being Creatively Active: Beyond the Selfie Project

Looked-after children have been expressing themselves in a unique project to improve their wellbeing via creativity – and now everyone can see their work as it’s on display in Pontypridd.

The beautiful photograph collage made by the young people in their Beyond the Selfie project is being shown in the window of an unused shop […]

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SONIG Youth Music Industries Young Promoters Network

Young people in Rhondda Cynon Taff County Borough Council are benefitting from the Families First-funded SONIG Youth Music Industry programmes’ Young Promoters Network (YPN). The YPN offers young people aged 14 to 25 who have a love of music unique opportunities to experience careers in the live entertainment and creative industries. It aims to share […]

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Culture Shift: How Artists are responding to sustainability in Wales

‘Culture Shift: How Artists are responding to sustainability in Wales’ is a research report commissioned by the Arts Council of Wales in 2014 and was launched on 12th of November 2014 at Chapter Arts Centre in Cardiff, Wales. ‘Culture Shift’ gives an overview of the many pioneering sustainable arts initiatives currently operating across Wales. The […]

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