Hacking Hearts was a fast-paced project that saw postgraduate students from across disciplines at Central Saint Martins hack the research of inaugural Scientists in Residence over the course of a week.
World champion beatbox artist Reeps One closed the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting (Davos) on 24 January 2020 in Switzerland.
An excellent example of a UK artist with global and cross-sector reach, the Culture Diary worked with world champion beatboxer, musician and artist Reeps One on his showcase at the GREAT Festival of Innovation 2018 in Hong Kong.
Visitors spent £951 million in Britain in the last financial year as a result of activity by national tourism agency VisitBritain/VisitEngland according to their annual review.
This means that for every pound invested in the agency, visitors spent £23 in Britain. As well as the UK Government investment, the agency attracted £11.5 million of investment in cash and in-kind from commercial partners and delivered £1.9 million profit from its online shop, money which is reinvested into its activities to grow the value of tourism.
10 years of community strength and success!
2009 – 2019
The Romani Culture and Arts Company has been the leading Romani organisation in Wales for 10 years and has become the strongest Romani and Traveller led organisation in the United Kingdom, with an extensive network across Wales, England and Europe.
The Romani Cultural & Arts Company was very proud to hold the first Gypsy, Roma & Traveller LGBTQI International Conference in the UK on July 4th 2019 at the Senedd – National Assembly of Wales. The event featured an international selection of speakers including activists, academics, artists and community champions to focus on the current and historic experience of GRT LGBTQI people and the future possibilities for improving equality and opportunity across our communities.
Arts Council England has published its ten-year strategy for 2020–2030.
Download the strategy below and read more about it here. Watch the video below for more.
The strategy is built around three outcomes and four investment principles. These are:
- Creative people
- Cultural communities
- A creative and cultural country
In 2018, Greater London Authority and the Port of London Authority jointly commissioned consultancy company Publica, in collaboration with BOP Consulting, to undertake a study to make the case for a cultural vision for the River Thames.
British Council has partnered with PRS Foundation again to bring emerging UK musical talent to Brazil for three musical residencies.
Musicians in Residence is a regular programme that sees three musicians make their temporary home in three different cities. In 2019 Belfast-based musician and producer Chris Ryan is going to São Paulo; singer and musician Anaïs is going to Salvador; and violinist, writer and composer Midori Komachi is going to Diamantina.
Arts Council England (ACE) has launched Our Music Fund which helps Music Education Hubs increase their crowdfunding skills through training and support, and contributes to their campaigns to raise money for music-related projects.
Examples of crowdfunded projects through website Spacehive that are being supported by ACE include a pop-up music studio in Stratford, a local record label in Dorset, and a sensory music space for young people with special educational needs in Swindon.