The Cultural Directory

Meet the people and organisations who are creating amazing cultural activities around the world.
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Sadler's Wells

Sadler's Wells

Sadler’s Wells is a world-leading creative organisation dedicated to dance in all its forms. With over three centuries of theatrical heritage and a year-round programme of performances and learning activities, it is the place where artists come together to create dance, and where people of all backgrounds come to experience it – to take part, learn, experiment and be inspired. Audiences of over half a million come to its three London theatres each year, with many more enjoying its touring productions at venues across the UK and around the world, and accessing its content through digital channels. Sadler's Wells commissions, produces and presents more new dance work than any other theatre in the world, embracing the popular and the unknown. Since 2005, it has helped to bring over 160 new dance works to the stage, many of them involving its 16 Associate Artists, three Resident Companies and four Associate Companies – the most exciting talents working in dance today. Sadler’s Wells nurtures the next generation of talent through a number of artist development initiatives, including the National Youth Dance Company, New Wave Associates, Wild Card, Open Art Surgery and Summer University. It also reaches over 25,000 annually through its learning and engagement programmes. Projects include community productions and the renowned Company of Elders, its resident over-60s performance group, while events range from pre and post-show talks with dance artists to classes, workshops and assisted performances. Located in Islington, north London, the current building is the sixth to have stood on site since entrepreneur Richard Sadler first established the theatre in 1683. The venue has played an illustrious role in the history of theatre ever since, with The Royal Ballet, Birmingham Royal Ballet and English National Opera having all started at Sadler's Wells.
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Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Ltd

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Ltd

For more than seven decades the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) has been at the forefront of music-making in the UK. The Orchestra's regular performances at its London home Cadogan Hall are complemented by a distinguished series at Southbank Centre's Royal Festival Hall, a hugely popular series at the Royal Albert Hall and frequent visits to its seven principal residencies across the UK. With a wider reach than any other UK large ensemble, the RPO has truly become Britain's national orchestra.
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Pelham Communications

Pelham Communications

We deliver cultural communications campaigns through a combination of PR, strategic brand development, social media and marketing strategies.
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National Portrait Gallery

National Portrait Gallery

The Gallery holds the most extensive collection of portraits in the world. The Collection is displayed in London and in a number of locations around the United Kingdom, including several houses managed by the National Trust. The Gallery is increasingly keen to find new ways to share the Collection through the National Programmes.
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Lancaster Arts at Lancaster University

Lancaster Arts at Lancaster University

Lancaster Arts' purpose is to cultivate excellence in and engagement across the performing and visual arts. We support talent through practice-based initiatives and provide audiences and our local communities with opportunities to participate in and engage with the contemporary and inspiring - making their own contributions to cultural experimentation. Linked to Lancaster University's knowledge rich environment Lancaster Arts' presentation and preservation of the contemporary arts and opportunities for artists, arts professionals and arts research are valued in regional, national and increasingly international contexts. We are also proud of our lead role in the arts ecology of North West England.
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artsdepot

artsdepot

artsdepot is an award winning cultural hub. Our venue incorporates a 395 seat theatre, 148 seat studio theatre, gallery, café, bar, studios, and architecturally stunning public spaces. We have been celebrating the arts since we opened in 2004. Every year, we welcome over 100,000 people who come to watch, learn or be inspired. With our vibrant programme of performances and exhibitions, we seek to surprise and thrill audiences of all ages.
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Gasworks

Gasworks

Established in 1994, Gasworks is a non-profit contemporary visual art organisation working at the intersection between UK and international practices and debates. We provide studios for London-based artists; commission emerging UK-based and international artists to present their first major exhibitions in the UK; and develop a highly-respected international residencies programme, which offers rare opportunities for international artists to research and develop new work in London. All programmes are accompanied by events and participatory workshops that engage audiences directly with artists and their work.
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United Kingdom

Welsh National Opera

Welsh National Opera

Welsh National Opera transforms lives through the power of opera. We are passionate about opera and want to share this passion with as many people as possible. We do this with award winning performances of fully staged opera and concerts which combine a sense of adventure with the highest possible quality. We keep our performances accessible through affordable ticket prices. Beyond the theatre we connect with people through our community and education work and digital projects.
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