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At the heart of the report is a call for a radical but pragmatic new approach to understanding and enabling cultural opportunity. It is argued that cultural opportunities are comprised of a far broader range of freedoms than access to already existing publicly funded arts – the primary focus of current cultural policy
The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Arts, Health and Wellbeing (APPGAHW) was formed in 2014. Our aim is to improve wareness of the benefits that the arts can bring to health and wellbeing, and to stimulate progress towards making these benefits a reality all across the country.
The full report, including reports from our events and summaries of reports and submissions, has been sent to members as a members-only benefit. But you can read the introductory words from Sir John Sorrell, our chair, and John Kampfner, chief executive, and see a snapshot of the last 12 months here.
This document brings together stakeholders from across the creative industries to highlight the ways in which a vibrant and stable night-time economy underpin the success of creative hubs all over the UK. It includes comment from a range of organisations and businesses, from auction houses to theatres and galleries, who are either part of the night-time economy or are associated with it.
This report responds to the government's green paper 'Building our Industrial Strategy'. It demonstrates the role the creative industries play in the modern economy and how a UK industrial strategy can use them to deliver growth to all sectors, nations and regions.
A resource by the New Local Government Network about Local Authorities supporting local art and culture.
A 2017 publication from the Cultural Learning Alliance.
The knowledge, skill and experience made possible by the performing and visual arts, film, museums, libraries, heritage and exploring the built environment, are essential to young people’s development. Through cultural learning, young people are encouraged to explore other cultures, past and present, and inspired to contribute to the arts and culture of the future.
An ambition to achieve, throughout England, both equity in access to opportunities for participation and learning locally and excellence in training, production and presentation.
Understanding the value of art & culture presents the outcomes of the AHRC’s Cultural Value Project which looked at how we think about the value of the arts and culture to individuals and to society. This report sets out the often striking findings of the Project’s work. Some 70 original pieces of work collectively make up the Cultural Value Project – a mixture of new research, critical reviews of the literature and specialist workshops.
Local Government and Culture working together.
Joining the dots across sectors. Notes from a meeting that took place in December 2014
The creative industries in the UK are booming and an increasingly important part of the economy, with growth outgunning that in finance and insurance and employment up by 5 per cent between 2013 and 2014 against a 2.1 per cent UK average. But the captains of industry who oversee the million-pound art sales, the publishing companies and the advertising conglomerates that returned £77 billion of direct GVA in 2012-2013 know that it is not just their business acumen that makes them a success story.
For the first time, top British entrepreneurs and business leaders, from Melanie Clore, chairman of Sotheby’s Europe, to Tom Weldon, CEO Penguin Random House, internet businesswoman Baroness Lane-Fox to Caroline Rush, CEO British Fashion Council, explain in this report why they see public investment in culture as crucial to what they do…
The 2015 Report by the Warwick Commission on the Future of Cultural Value, a 12 month inquiry into how Britain can secure greater value from its cultural and creative assets.