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Invitation to attend AGM of Arts Development UK: 22/3/18

You are invited to attend the AGM of Arts Development UK, which this year is taking place on Thursday 22nd March 2018 at 13.00 in The Fire Room, Toynbee Studios, 28 Commercial St, London E1 6AB (please visit http://www.artsadmin.co.uk/toynbee-studios to get a map and route to the venue). The nearest tube station is Aldgate East […]

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Closure of Arts Development UK

Dear Colleague,

As Chair of Arts Development UK I am writing to share with you a very difficult discussion that the trustees needed to have about the future of the organisation. Arts Development UK has a long and successful history stretching back over 35 years, and has done much to raise the profile of arts […]

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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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ADUK/ACW Local Authority Arts Investment & Partnership Survey 2016/17

In summer 2016 Arts Development UK (ADUK) undertook its 13th annual local authority spending survey to assess the level of arts spending forecast for 2016/17. For the last 4 years the survey has been in association with Arts Council of Wales, demonstrating ADUK’s growing relationship with local authorities in Wales as well as England, delivering […]

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Joining Arts Development UK

What is AD:UK? Arts Development UK is a professional association for people working in arts and cultural development in England and Wales.

Its values are that AD:UK should be: • Creative and collaborative • Forward thinking and flexible • Professional and passionate.

Who should be a member? Anyone working […]

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Arts Development UK Advocacy & Research Group is looking for new members

ADUK are developing a new working party to assist us in the development of a new advocacy and research programme. This will serve three major purposes: • to enable us to be more responsive to the research needs of our members • to enable us to gather and participate in national research programmes and projects, […]

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Public Services: The value of cultural commissioning national seminars

A range of presentations from the 2 recent national seminars on cultural commissioning are now available to download and share. The presentations are included in the Resources section of the website and you are also able to access them through a hot button on the front page of our website at www.artsdevelopmentuk.org. We also intend […]

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ACE National Portfolio funding decision announced

ACE have announced their new 3 year funding programme. ACE are investing £340 million in the National portfolio each year (based on 2015/16 figures) – and that’s 670 organisations

over £22 million will be invested in Major partner museums, with an additional £13 million of annual strategic funding set aside to support museums in England […]

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Arts Development UK LinkedIn Group

As a way of exploring how we can better communicate with members and encourage members to connect with each other we have now set up a LinkedIn group. Although we have a Facebook page we recognise that members choose not to use Facebook for work purposes and wanted to see if there were other ways […]

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AD:UK Joint Response to Arts Council Wales consultation on Inspire

Ysbrydoli…ein strategaeth ar gyfer Creadigrwydd a’r Celfyddydau yng Nghymru / Inspire. our strategy for Creativity and the Arts in Wales

Arts Development: UK along with Arts Connect, The Chief Cultural and Leisure Officers across Wales (CCLOW) and the Welsh Local Government Association have submitted a joint response to Arts Council Wales consultation on their new […]

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