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City in the Making: A week in Rotterdam

Catherine Rogers. ADUK and Chair of The Generator has just spent a week in Rotterdam. Catherine writes:

“As a Director of The Generator Loughborough CIC, I recently travelled to Rotterdam to immerse myself for a week in the amazing project, City in the Making. I am a Director of an emerging space in the town […]

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ADUK Local Authority Arts Investment Survey 2017

Our annual local authority arts investment and partnership survey for 2017 is now live and we urge you all to take part. 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. It is being undertaken in association with Arts […]

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Launch of Inquiry into the Civic Role of Arts Organisations report

The report into the first phase of the Inquiry into the Civic Role of Arts Organisations is now online. Rethinking Relationships is a report from the first phase of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation’s Inquiry into the Civic Role of Arts Organisations. The report, which was produced following extensive research and collaboration with those working within […]

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DCMS name change

The DCMS – the government’s culture department – has changed its name to the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport. The department will still be referred to as the DCMS, but will no longer be called the department for Culture, Media and Sport. Explaining the decision, Culture Secretary Karen Bradley said: “DCMS celebrates its […]

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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 […]

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Arts Development UK AGM: nominations for Trustees & Regional & Welsh Coordinators

Date: Friday 7th April 2017 at 13.30

Venue: Studio 3, Toynbee Studios, 28 Commercial St, London E1 6AB

The AGM of Arts Development UK is this year is taking place on Friday 7th April 2017 at 13.30 in Studio 3, Toynbee Studios, 28 Commercial St, London E1 6AB. The AGM will also include a networking […]

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ADUK Professional Fellowship Programme 2017

The ADUK Professional Fellowship Programme is now open for submissi0ns reflecting your CPD development in 2016/17. Members can enrol in the programme now by completing a questionnaire at https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/ADUK_PFSurvey2017.

The scheme will be open until May 2017 and we strongly advise all members to take part, as one of the benefits of your membership, and […]

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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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Paying Artists campaign: a-n and AIR’s Exhibition Payment Guide launched

Following more than two years working and consulting with artists, major public funders and visual arts organisations, a-n and AIR has published new guidelines for paying artists for their contribution to public exhibitions. ADUK has supported the initiative and strongly urges all members to comply with the scheme.

At the official launch at Jerwood Space […]

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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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