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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 […]

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ADUK Professional Fellowship Programme

The ADUK Professional Fellowship Programme is now open for submissi0ns reflecting your CPD development in 2015/16. The scheme will be open until May 2016 and we strongly advise all members to take part, as one of the benefits of your membership.

Did you know that if you attend an ADUK conference, seminar or regional event […]

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Arts Development UK AGM papers and nominations for Trustees and Regional & Welsh Coordinators

The AGM of Arts Development UK is this year taking place during the ADUK Annual Conference on Tuesday 23rd February 2016 at The Auditorium, The Forum, Millennium Plain, Norwich, NR2 1TF at 19.30. All members are warmly invited to attend.

2015/16 has been both a challenging and rewarding year for us. We have again extended […]

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ADUK Response to the DCMS White Paper

ADUK have responded to the DCMS White Paper consultation on the proposals for a new, far-reaching cultural strategy, the first in 50 years, reflecting the world today. Jane Wilson. Chair of ADUK writes:

“Arts Development UK is a membership organisation, representing over 350 arts development professionals based mainly in England and Wales. Our members work […]

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Cultural Commissioning Programme

The Cultural Commissioning Programme works with the arts and cultural sector, commissioners and policy makers to strengthen commissioning of arts and culture, to deliver better outcomes for people and communities. The programme is managed by the NCVO with financial support from ACE, and has recently updated their website with a range of new resources for […]

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ADUK National Seminar on Arts, Health & Wellbeing

Many thanks to all of you who attended the Arts Development UK National Seminar on 1st December in Cardiff. Feedback to date indicates that it was a very informative day. We will be putting various presentations on the ADUK website over the next few weeks (in the Resources section), and I will keep you informed […]

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Autumn Spending Review

In a most welcome move from the Treasury, the Chancellor has announced in the Autumn Spending Review that arts funding will be protected from cuts, declaring that culture is one of the “best investments we can make”. Funding for Arts Council England (ACE) and the national museums and galleries will not fall in cash terms […]

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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 […]

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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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Arts Development UK Local Authority Arts Investment & Partnership Survey 2015

Arts Development UK are pleased to announce the release of the twelfth consecutive annual local authority arts investment survey, undertaken to assess the level of arts investment for 2015/16. The survey was undertaken in spring/summer 2015 to assess the level of arts spending forecast for 2015/16 with an online survey sent to all authorities in […]

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