Past Events

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Funding culture and the arts

2nd March 2011
Location: Central London

with Colin Tweedy, Chief Executive, Arts & Business   Full list of speakers below   This event is CPD certified    Our Website ( | Book Online (

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The Oxford Media Convention

19th January 2011
Location: Saïd Business School, University of Oxford

Convergence or collision? Navigating the creative, commercial and regulatory challenges facing media over the next decade. Organised by ippr in partnership with MediaGuardian Register and book online Book before 26 November to receive a 20 per cent discount. Now in its ninth year, the Oxford Media Conventio

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Arts in the Big Society

6th December 2010, 13:00 - 16:00
Location: Brighton and Hove

The 2010 nalgao conference is set to explore the challenges, threats and opportunities for local authority arts services and in arts development. Go to download details and booking form.

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Arts In the Big Society?

6th December 2010, 13:00 - 17:00
Location: The Hove Centre Brighton BN3 4AH

NALGAO - the National Association of Local Government Arts Officers - is holding its annual conference in Birghton and Hove at the Town hall this year. The conference will explore the challenges, threats and the opportunities for local authority arts services and for those of us working in arts development in the curre

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Building a New Era Economy: Roles for Business and Policy

1st December 2010, 9:00 - 12:45
Location: central London

A high-level conference to launch the New Era Economics pamphlet on innovation. This is the first written output of ippr’s ambitious new programme of work which seeks to explore what a new, progressive era in economic policymaking might look like. (Breakfast from 08:30) We are delighted that the Rt Hon C

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Liverpool Design Festival

18th November 2010
Location: Liverpool, various

Full Programme of Events Announced!   Liverpool Design Festival, 18 - 27 November 2010, plays host to more than 30 separate design events including exhibitions, talks, installations, workshops and seminars across the city centre and beyond. Launched last November as an annual c

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Labour's Legacy: Cultural Trends Conference 2010

12th November 2010
Location: University College London (UCL)

"A Golden Age?" Reflections on New Labour’s Cultural Policy and its Post-Recession Legacy. Cultural Trends International Conference (details in news post)

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Earlyarts International UnConference

9th November 2010
Location: Square Chapel Centre for the Arts and Eureka! The National Children’s Museum in Halifax.

Sir Ken Robinson Earlyarts Patron says: "Rush to the Earlyarts International UnConference on 9th November. I really believe that the work that will be celebrated and debated at the UnConference is fundamental, not just for the future of our children, but of all the communities that they are part of."Our programme is am

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App Conference: International App Development Conference – AppJam 2010

8th November 2010
Location: Discovery Point, Dundee, Scotland

As part of the Interreg funded ‘Creative City Challenge’ project Dundee College, along with key project and other industry partners, are holding the International App Development Conference & AppJam. This key event will bring together the very best in professional app developmen

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18th October 2010
Location: Royal Commonwealth Society, London


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How do we know what works? Evaluating policy in culture, media and sport

8th October 2010, 10:00 - 15:00
Location: DCMS, 2-4 Cockspur Street, London SW1Y 5DH

The purpose of the seminar is to investigate a number of questions including:   ·           Why do we need to evaluate DCMS’s policies? ·           What does a good evaluation in our sectors look like? What makes an evaluation robust? &middo

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Internationalism in an Ecologically Conscious Age

4th October 2010, 9:30 - 11:00
Location: International Institute for Strategic Studies Arundel House 13–15 Arundel Street WC2R 3DX London United Kingdom

More and more people are recognising that the relentless pursuit of economic growth predicated on GDP is increasingly unsustainable. Not only is it is accelerating global resource depletion and climate change, posing a profound threat to humanity and the ecology of the planet, it is increasing inequality and having

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In the Long Run - 30 years of the Great North Run

17th July 2010
Location: Great North Museum

In The Long Run celebrates the 30-year history of the Great North Run, which has seen the race grow into the world's biggest half marathon.

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Creative Clusters Summer School

5th July 2010
Location: Huddersfield

The Creative Economy and the RecoveryHow is the global arts and cultural sector linking the creative economy to general economic recovery?For more information write to [email protected]

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6th International Conference on Small Island Cultures (ISIC) / 2nd Art & Islands Conference

23rd June 2010
Location: Castle Cornet, Guernsey, Channel Islands

Art, Islands and Islomania: how can the arts be instrumental in social change in small island culture and environment?With installations by Andy Goldsworthy and Antony Gormley.

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Submission deadline: Simple Acts

18th June 2010
Location: UK

Simple Acts schools competition. How can a simple act change a refugee's experience of the UK? Winner announced 31st June 2010

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Refugee Week

14th June 2010
Location: UK

For examples of events across the UK see news post from 7th June 2010 and visit the website at

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Free fundraising Surgeries: Midas Charity Appeals

10th June 2010
Location: Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK

Midas Charity Appeals are offering free fundraising surgeries at the Whitechapel gallery. See News post for details.

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The Future of Cultural Work: OU Conference

7th June 2010
Location: OU London Regional Centre, Camden

Organisers: Mark Banks and Stephanie Taylor (CRESC, Open University); Rosalind Gill and Andy Pratt (Centre for Culture, Media and Creative Industries Research, King's College, London)See news post (March 21st) for details

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Consumption and Social Change Conference

6th June 2010
Location: Humanities Research Centre, University of York

For more information call +44 (0)1904 433050, visit the Department of Sociology website or contact [email protected]

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Globalisation and Identity: ISPA 2010 Conference

3rd June 2010
Location: Zagreb

The conference includes the ISPA pitch session "New Works Now", developed from the original sessions featured in the Banff Film and television Awards, Alberta, Canada. Presenters pitch to over 300 delegates from 35 countries. For more information visit

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Advancing the Arts: How Arts and Cultural Organisations Innovate

2nd June 2010, 12:30 - 15:00
Location: NESTA Plough Pl. EC4 A1

Arts funders and policymakers increasingly call on arts and cultural organisations to be more innovative. Yet, what does innovation mean in an arts and cultural context? What types of innovation should arts and cultural organisations be doing that they are not already doing? How can the arts and cultural sector use new

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NAN bursaries application deadline

1st June 2010

Deadline for applications. NAN bursaries are to facilitate skill sharing and networking between artist's groups and networks. See News post (16th March 2010) for details.

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UdK Award: Submission Dealine

31st May 2010

The EUR 7,500 biennial UdK Award for Interdisciplinary Art and Science aims to support and promote artists working in all media and scientists to develop a collaborative project without prejudice to either discipline.For more information contact [email protected] or visit the website at

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ENYAN: Bridge the Gap Conference

26th May 2010, 10:30 - 15:30
Location: Southampton

The English National Youth Arts Netwrok (ENYAN) conference will focus on the gap in provision for young people who leave formal education but want a career in arts and culture.

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Cultural Tourism Symposium

25th May 2010
Location: Tate Modern, London, UK

Cultural Tourism Symposium for the Arts and Heritage in London(details in News post)

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Deadline: Cultural Policy Research Award

24th May 2010

The EUR10,000 award aims to foster academic and applied cultural policy research and explore key issues for contemporary Europe. for more information see news post 31st March 2010.

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The Politics of Consumption (Symposium)

18th May 2010, 10:30 - 17:30
Location: University of East London

Speakers at the symposium will consider topics ranging from post-consumerist politics, to austerity and sustainable living, or 'radical comsumption'. No charge and no booking required.For further information contact [email protected]

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FutureEverything 2010

12th May 2010
Location: Manchester, UK

A festival of innovations in art, music and ideas, showing "world premieres of astonishing artworks", with a city-wide music programme and visionary thinkers from around the world. FutureEverything 2009 attracted live audiences of 75,000 and a "media footpront of 48.5 million (SKV)"For more info visit www.futureeveryt

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Ofcom's Community Radio Fund - deadline for applications

11th May 2010

See News post (March 15th 2010) for details.

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Deadline: Connecting Classrooms partnerships

4th May 2010

The British Council's Connecting Classrooms scheme aims to foster partnerships between schools in the UK, Europe and neighbouring regions, the Middle East, Near East, and Africa.For more details visit the following pages:

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AMA Digital campaign Planning Workshops

27th April 2010, 13:30 - 17:30
Location: Edinburgh (Festival Theatre)

See News post for cost and contact details.

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AMA Digital campaign Planning Workshops

21st April 2010, 13:30 - 17:30
Location: London (The Women\'s Library)

See News post for cost and contact details.

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AMA Digital campaign Planning Workshops

15th April 2010, 13:30 - 17:30
Location: Birmingham (Birmingham Conservatoire)

See News post for cost and contact details.

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Great Art For Everyone - end date for consultation

14th April 2010

Arts Council England Open Consultation deadline for returning responses.

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Ofcom's Community Radio Fund - open to new applications

14th April 2010

See News post (March 15th 2010) for more details.

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2010 NAEA National Convention

14th April 2010
Location: Baltimore, Maryland, USA

National Art Education Association (NAEA) holds its national conference in Baltimore, Mayland, USA For more information and bookings visit

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Submission deadline: The Future of Cultural Work

9th April 2010
Location: Open University London Regional Centre

The Centre for Research on Socio-Cultural Change (CRESC) invites papers for its conference "The Future of Cultural Work", to be held on June 7th 2010. For more details see or contact Karen Ho at [email protected]

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AMA Digital campaign Planning Workshops

8th April 2010, 13:30 - 17:30
Location: Leeds (West Yorkshire Playhouse)

See News entry for cost and contact details.

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Proposal deadline - BIG Lottery Fund People and Places programmes

31st March 2010

Outline proposals for the BIG Lottery Fund's People and Places programme must be made by today. The final deadline for applications is 30th June 2010. For more information visit

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2012 "imove" Cultural Programme, Yorkshire

26th March 2010
Location: Sheffield

imove is Yorkshire's signature cultural prgramme for the London 2012 Cultural Olympiad. imove aims to reach 4.7 million people across the Yorkshire region over the next two years.

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Our Sporting Life

16th March 2010
Location: 100 exhibitions UK wide

Granted the London 2012 Inspire MarkStarts March 16th 2010 - ongoingFor more information visit http//

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London Word Festival

1st March 2010
Location: East London (various venues)

An annual celebration of words, text and language. Recipient of a Breakthrough Award from the Paul Hamlyn Foundation. See news post dated March 12th for more details.

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Publishing Scotland 2010 conference

24th February 2010
Location: Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh

Publishing Scotland annual conference. Keynote speaker - Fiona Hyslop, Minister for Culture and External Affairs, Scottish Government.

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