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Jul 04 2014

Despite losing 36% of its government grant since 2010, Arts Council England has announced a period of minimal cuts and some growth in its programme for 2015-18.

Jun 25 2014

The Audience Agency has launched a new arts and museums tool designed to support cultural organisations to better understand their audiences.

Jun 19 2014

A report by the Sport and Recreation Alliance reveals that getting outdoor recreation is the UK’s favourite pastime, with three in four adults in England regularly getting active outdoors. 

Jun 12 2014

According to APS figures published by Sport England, the number of over-16s playing sport once a week, every week has risen to over 15.6 million. 

Jun 09 2014

Sajid Javid has urged the cultural sector to ensure that everyone in the UK has the opportunity to engage with our artists and actors, our history and heritage.

Jun 05 2014

The Arts Council have published their evidence review of the economic contribution of libraries.

May 12 2014

A new report by the authors of Rebalancing our Cultural Capital on Policy for the Lottery, the Arts and Community in England reveals the extent of England’s regional arts funding disparity.

May 02 2014

The World Health Organisation regards childhood obesity as one of the most serious global public health challenges for the 21st century; this new charity aims to get 5-10 year old children more active.  

Apr 28 2014

Culture Change is a business support programme for small and medium enterprises and microbusinesses within the creative and cultural industries based in the East of England.

This Royal Opera House programme is supported by the European Regional Development Fund and could provide a minimum of 12-hours free support to your organisation.

Apr 22 2014

According to two new reports, arts engagement is estimated to enhance perceived wellbeing to the same extent as a £1,084 annual pay rise and is associated with positive effects on a number of key social factors.