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The Creative Industries Federation launches Creative Freelancers report

Wednesday 19 July 2017

The Creative Industries Federation has launched the Creative Freelancers report, hightlighting the large proportion of creative workers in the creative industries who are freelance and calling for their needs to be properly understood by government.

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Artists and organisations in South West respond to NPO decisions - updated

Wednesday 28 June 2017

Following ACE's NPO announcement South West artists and organisations respond to the decisions

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Artists' Union England respond to South West NPO decision

Wednesday 28 June 2017

Beth Davis-Hofbauer, AUE representative for the south central region of England, discusses NPO decisions and the importance of paying artists.

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ACE announce NPO funding decision including 103 South West organisations

Tuesday 27 June 2017

Arts Council England have announced their National Portfolio Organisations funding decision, including 103 South West organisations

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Register now to take part in Jamm Europe

Friday 23 June 2017

Jamm’Europe is an ephemeral online platform, an open space, to discuss what role culture and the arts can play in the future of Europe. Which scenarios, what policy proposals we, cultural players aspire to? How do we envision Europe of Culture?

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Teaching excellence framework (TEF) results 2017

Friday 23 June 2017

The results of the 2017 teaching excellence framework (TEF) have been released, with more than 130 UK universities and other higher education institutions being awarded gold, silver or bronze ratings for the quality of their teaching.

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Contains Art voted 'Best Art Gallery Somerset' in the Muddy Stilettos Awards

Thursday 22 June 2017

Contains Art is very pleased to announce that they have been voted Best Art Gallery in Somerset in the Muddy Stilettos Awards 2017.

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Arts and culture downgraded in ministerial restructure

Tuesday 20 June 2017

Arts and culture downgraded in ministerial restructure at the Department for Culture, Media and Sport

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Plymouth SOUP event to support Plymouth Art Weekender

Thursday 15 June 2017

Plymouth City Council’s Arts and Heritage Service, the Real Ideas Organisation and Visual Arts Plymouth have joined forces to support two local artists’ involvement in this year’s Plymouth Art Weekender.

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New Associate Makers Scheme at Making Space

Thursday 15 June 2017

Launched in May 2017, to coincide with Making Space's 10th Anniversary, our Associate Maker Scheme aims to reach out and provide support to a wider creative community.

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