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Bristol Cultural Development Partnership

Bristol Cultural Development Partnership (BCDP) was founded in 1993. It aims to promote and develop long-term programmes of work, develop better marketing, fundraising and profile-raising for the city, initiate and lead cultural and heritage projects, and organise and manage partnership building and campaigning.

It is an innovative organisation which brings together the public, private and voluntary sectors, schools and universities, community and heritage groups, and cultural organisations. It has a track record of nearly 20 years of project development and delivery that engages with the widest range of partners of any cultural organisation in the city.

Current projects include At-Bristol, Encounters Festivals, Digital Arts Development Agency, South West Arts Marketing, Brunel 200, eight Great Reading Adventures, Darwin 200 and the Bristol Festival of Ideas.

Funding awards

  • 2012-2013: £50,000
  • 2013-2014: £51,150
  • 2014-2015: £52,480

Video feed

Nick Davies: Winner of Bristol Festival of Ideas Book Prize 2008/09

On 5 May 2009, we awarded the first annual Bristol Festival of Ideas Book Prize (2008/09) to Nick Davies for his book 'Flat Earth News'. Here is Nick's reaction to winning the £10,000 prize, which was sponsored by Arts&Business and Blackwell. For more information about the 2009/10 Book Prize, visit: http://www.ideasfestival.co.uk/?page_id=40.

Sara Maitland: Shortlisted for the Bristol Festival of Ideas Book Prize 2008/09

On 5 May 2009, we awarded the first annual Bristol Festival of Ideas Book Prize (2008/09) to Nick Davies for his book 'Flat Earth News'. Before the announcement of the winner, we recorded video interviews with five of the shortlisted authors, asking them about their books and how they felt to be nominated. Here are Sara Maitland's thoughts on being nominated for her book: 'A Book of Silence' (Granta Books). For more information about the 2009/10 Book Prize, visit: http://www.ideasfestival.co.uk/?page_id=40.

Richard Holmes: Shortlisted for the Bristol Festival of Ideas Book Prize 2008/09

On 5 May 2009, we awarded the first annual Bristol Festival of Ideas Book Prize (2008/09) to Nick Davies for his book 'Flat Earth News'. Before the announcement of the winner, we recorded video interviews with five of the shortlisted authors, asking them about their books and how they felt to be nominated. Here are Richard Holmes' thoughts on being nominated for his book: 'The Age of Wonder' (HarperPress). For more information about the 2009/10 Book Prize, visit: http://www.ideasfestival.co.uk/?page_id=40.

Nick Davies: Shortlisted for the Bristol Festival of Ideas Book Prize 2008/09

On 5 May 2009, we awarded the first annual Bristol Festival of Ideas Book Prize (2008/09) to Nick Davies for his book 'Flat Earth News'. Before the announcement of the winner, we recorded video interviews with five of the shortlisted authors, asking them about their books and how they felt to be nominated. Here are Nick Davies' thoughts on being nominated for his book: 'A Flat Earth News' (Vintage Books). For more information about the 2009/10 Book Prize, visit: http://www.ideasfestival.co.uk/?page_id=40.

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Misha Glenny: Shortlisted for the Bristol Festival of Ideas Book Prize 2008/09

On 5 May 2009, we awarded the first annual Bristol Festival of Ideas Book Prize (2008/09) to Nick Davies for his book 'Flat Earth News'. Before the announcement of the winner, we recorded video interviews with five of the shortlisted authors, asking them about their books and how they felt to be nominated. Here are Misha Glenny's thoughts on being nominated for his book: 'McMafia: Seriously Organised Crime' (Vintage Books). For more information about the 2009/10 Book Prize, visit: http://www.ideasfestival.co.uk/?page_id=40.

Mark Leonard: Shortlisted for the Bristol Festival of Ideas Book Prize 2008/09

On 5 May 2009, we awarded the first annual Bristol Festival of Ideas Book Prize (2008/09) to Nick Davies for his book 'Flat Earth News'. Before the announcement of the winner, we recorded video interviews with five of the shortlisted authors, asking them about their books and how they felt to be nominated. Here are Mark Leonard's thoughts on being nominated for his book: 'What Does China Think?' (Fourth Estate Ltd). For more information about the 2009/10 Book Prize, visit: http://www.ideasfestival.co.uk/?page_id=40.

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Contact details

www.ideasfestival.co.uk

Leigh Court
Pill Road
Abbots Leigh
Bristol
BS8 3RA

51.469139, -2.65774

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