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AD:uk Response to Creative Industries DCMS Consultation

We (Lucia Masundire and Diana Pasek-Atkinson, East Midlands Coordinators) are preparing a response on behalf of AD:uk regarding the DCMS consultation on ‘Classifying and measuring the creative industries’. The consultation has a number of proposals regarding measuring the creative industries, most notably a proposal that gave the impression that the DCMS was considering removing ‘Craft’ […]

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AD:uk Local Authority Arts Investment & Partnership Survey 2013

Our annual local authority arts investment and partnership survey for 2013 is now live and we urge you all to take part this year. The survey is open to both member and non-member authorities and will allow us to review vital information about the health of the arts sector.

This year the survey is being […]

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DCMS Consultation launched to classify & measure the creative industries

The Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has launched a consultation aimed at redefining the creative industries. Evidence gathered through the consultation will inform the DCMS’s review of what falls inside the creative industries. This could have a significant impact on future policy initiatives for the sector. The consultation is running […]

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Consultation launched to classify & measure the creative industries

The Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has today launched a consultation aimed at redefining the creative industries. Evidence gathered through the consultation will inform the DCMS’s review of what falls inside the creative industries. This could have a significant impact on future policy initiatives for the sector. The consultation is […]

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ACE reveals new structure

Arts Council England has announced the detail of its new structure following the Government’s requirement to reduce administrative costs by 31 March 2015. The new structure has been guided by a principle of remaining one national organisation with local presence and continuing to deliver the strategic goals of Achieving great art for everyone and Culture, […]

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new network for writers and film-makers for the Eastern region

 

 

write2screen is a new network for the East of England, based in Norwich, UNESCO City of Literature.

It is for writers of fiction and non-fiction and for those working in the film and related industries in drama and documentary. Its purpose is to stimulate, support and grow collaborations between writers and film-makers.

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National Planning Policy Framework

The National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) is due to be published on 27th March, bringing the current 1,000 pages of planning guidance down to just 50 pages. In the meantime we are promised “new growth friendly planning laws”. AD:uk has joined forces with 19 arts and cultural organisations who jointly campaigned to see culture included […]

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Arts Development UK Local Authority Arts Spending Survey

In this critical time for local government, with budget cuts continuing to hit most services, it is imperative that we maintain our intelligence on the financial situation for arts services. We have been collecting financial data the last 6 years, but 2012/13 will see our members face major challenges that we need to document and […]

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Henley Review

The long-awaited Henley Review, ‘Cultural Education in England’ is published today. In it, Darren Henley recommends adding a sixth subject group to the EBacc, to cover arts subjects, including art and design. He highlights the importance of cultural engagement for children from non-participating families: “Enjoying and participating in cultural life should be available to all […]

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DCMS Meta-Evaluation of the Impact of the Games

DCMS are running a meta-evaluation of the impact of the London 2012 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games, which will focus on bringing together a broad range of primary research and evaluation. The meta-evaluation will pull together the results of evaluations of individual legacy programmes, projects and initiatives, and use these along with additional research to […]

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