Coventry, Paisley, Stoke-on-Trent, Sunderland and Swansea are shortlisted to host UK City of Culture 2021.
Almost 31 million people attended live music events (at venues and festivals) in the UK last year, an increase of 12% on 2015. This included 12.5 million music tourists, spending £2.5 billion.
Creative England has launched Be More Creative, an exploration of UK cities, their creative communities and the connections between them.
The Culture Diary will be at the AMA Conference 2017 on 26th July. Look out for the yellow Culture Diary stands, come by and say hello!
Aerowaves is a hub for dance discovery in Europe.
The New Artist Fair is back for a seventh consecutive year, with its 12th edition taking place from 8 to 10 September.
The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has launched a website intended to engage the culture sector, tech companies and government in a discussion about how the two sectors ca
Henry Miller Fine Art presents Leopardi’s Dream, an exhibition of engravings by the late Francis West, at the Coningsby Gallery, Fitzrovia, from 25 September to 7 October 2017.
All 32 London boroughs can now apply to become London Borough of Culture. Two winners will be chosen, one for 2018 and one for 2020.
The Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) is now the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport. It will retain the DCMS acronym.