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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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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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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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Notes from the Chair: Local Cultural Education Partnerships – a view from the field

Jane Wilson, Chair of AD:uk

As the Culture and Community Manager for Cambridge City Council I have been heavily involved in the set-up of our local cultural education partnership, My Cambridge. The partnership had started before the launch of the Cultural Education Challenge last October, and we had and still are working closely with […]

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Notes from the Chair

Interesting times indeed. Whichever way you voted in the EU referendum it is clear that we have entered into new and uncertain times. Institutions and structures which had seemed like the permanent backdrop for our work: very much there, important, but not particularly visible (and a little like the governing documents of many charities), […]

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Feedback from Creative Industries Federation on Brexit

The Creative Industries Federation were quick in bringing the sector together to make an early start on considering the implications of Brexit for the cultural and creative industries. Attended by over 150 delegates, including the ADUK Vice Chair Tony Witton and London Regional Coordinator Matthew Couper, the meeting was a useful forum for colleagues […]

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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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