Eleven successful bids in the third year of VisitBritain's £40 million Discover England Fund for tourism product development have been announced. Each receive £250,000 for showcasing destinations and experiences across the country to overseas markets, driving inbound tourism and boosting the domestic market.
ANOTHER FIRST FOR MELODIANS STEEL ORCHESTRA UK AND THE STEEL PAN
Leader: Terry Noel MBE JP
Arts Education Exchange launched a Spacehive crowdfunding campaign to raise £37,569 to transform a disused building, with a bold new design envisioned by architects, Studio Octopi. Supported by Turner Contemporary, Dreamland and Tracey Emin the funding will allow this community organisation to refurbish the building and install a professional recording studio and video editing suite.
Artists can now apply to showcase at two of South Korea’s most important industry events, MU:CON and Zandari Festival, as part of the Sound City Korea initiative.
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Supported by Arts Council England, this is the fourth year that Sound City will take artists to MU:CON and Zandari, providing a gateway into the exciting Korean music market.
The Great Exhibition of the North takes place from 22 June to 9 September, 80 days of amazing exhibits, live performances, displays of innovation, new artworks and magical experiences. The Exhibition will tell the inspiring story of the North of England and how its innovators, businesses, artists and designers have shaped our present and are inspiring our future.
Some highlights from each of the trails and hubs throughout the three months include:
PRS Foundation revealed its five-year independent evaluation of the Momentum Music Fund at the Brighton Great Escape Festival in May 2018, including that it has supported 273 artists and has generated over £13 million for the British music industry.
Momentum provides career-boosting grants of £5,000–£15,000 to acts at a pivotal time in their creative and business development. Artists based anywhere in the whole of the UK, working in any style of contemporary popular music can apply for Momentum funding to support activities such as recording, touring and marketing.
She’d seen him before;
pink shirt, dark hair, grey suit… jaw.
Oh yes, she’d seen him before.
He couldn’t quite place her face.
What happens when two totally different Londoners find themselves face to face on the worst day of their lives?
Paul is a gay party boy working in property, Wendy is a single, 50 year-old working in the charity sector. They belong to two different London’s but have one thing in common; they’re both alone in the city.
On 16th & 17th June 2018, Sefton Park will once again be taken over by the music and culture of Africa and the diaspora for two free days of fantastic live music, DJs, dance, workshops, food stalls and a range of traders in the Oyé Village.
A giant, 23ft replica of the moon is coming to Liverpool’s Anglican Cathedral as part of an extensive programme of events across the city over the final bank holiday weekend in May.
Created by renowned British artist Luke Jerram, the stunning “Museum of the Moon” uses detailed NASA imagery of the lunar surface and includes a sound composition created by BAFTA and Ivor Novello award-winning composer Dan Jones.