Call out opportunity for independent dance artists/practitioners (rehearsal space) CLOSURE UPDATE: 3 Nov 2020 Following the latest government announcement regarding an additional national lockdown in England, Dance Hub Birmingham CIC regrets that all studio activity in the Dance Hub space will be suspended from the end of the working day on Wednesday 4 November until
Arts Council England are making £160 million of emergency funding and support available for those organisations and individuals who will need it during the Coronavirus crisis.  The second rounds of financial support for both artists, creative practitioners, freelancers and cultural sector organisations who are not National Portfolio Organisations is open for applications on 16 April 2020

Brum Youth Trends

How do we account for invisible and visible power? How do we build accountability and pathways for these systems to change through tools like Brum Youth Trends? How do we stop using language and ideas that creates only a narrow gap for a ‘few lucky young people’ to get through and possibly join a …

Shaping the next ten years

In December this year Arts Council England plan to publish our next 10-year strategy. The strategy, which will shape how we deliver our development, advocacy and investment approach for the next decade, will come into effect in April 2020. Over the last 18 months, we have gathered a huge range of evidence and spoken …
The SPARC team is excited to announce the release of the Understanding Audiences for the Contemporary Arts Handbook, designed as an introduction to the main findings of the Understanding Audiences for the Contemporary Arts (UACA) project. A series of forthcoming publications will dig into the data in more detail. You can download a …
Humans have always responded to change, and to the impact of technology, with ingenuity, but today the pace and scale of change feels like something quite new. In part, this may be because our awareness of shifting environmental, economic and social currents is heightened by the constant connectivity provided by the internet. …