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ADUK Crowdfunder Campaign: Sponsor a young person to attend the RawFfest

Buxon Festival

ADUK is the lead organisation in a major national youth festival taking place in Wales called RawFfest. RawFfest takes place this year from 17th – 20th August at Venue Cymru in Llandudno, North Wales. It offers a festival which is curated and programmed by young people and for young people between the […]

Full story…ADUK Crowdfunder Campaign: Sponsor a young person to attend the RawFfest

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 […]

Full story…Sponsor a young person to attend the RawFfest

Please sign the EBacc parliamentary petition

The Bacc for the Future campaign team have instigated an official Parliamentary petition asking the Department for Education (DfE) to include expressive arts in the English Baccalaureate (EBacc) – it has been signed by over 75,500 people and needs to accumulate 100,000 signatures by 9th May in order to ensure that the EBacc will be […]

Full story…Please sign the EBacc parliamentary petition

Arts Development UK Members Survey 2015

We would like you to help us improve our services, so we’d be grateful if you’d find the time to fill in our Members Survey for 2015. As an extra incentive, we’re running a prize draw with the offer of a free place at one of our National Seminars in 2016 (only completed questionnaires will […]

Full story…Arts Development UK Members Survey 2015

Our Cultural Commons

Jane Wilson, Chair of AD:uk

Our Cultural Commons is inviting leading thinkers from the cultural and related fields to provide comment and provocation to help stimulate discussion. This month Jane Wilson, Chair of Arts Development UK talks about the importance of cultural expression and the role of local authorities and the state in holding […]

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Epic Awards

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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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 […]

Full story…Epic Awards 2015 nominations opening soon

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 […]

Full story…SONIG Youth Music Industries Young Promoters Network

Our Cultural Commons: a joint initiative from ADUK & Voluntary Arts

Working in collaboration with Arts Development UK, Voluntary Arts is seeking a consultant on a freelance basis to undertake some initial mapping and scoping to lay the ground for a major national conversation. At the end of September 2014, the two UK-wide organisations that specifically support and represent local creative cultural activity, Voluntary Arts and […]

Full story…Our Cultural Commons: a joint initiative from ADUK & Voluntary Arts