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We believe that the work we fund and support has an impact on people’s lives across England - and beyond.  

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Exquisite Asian dance will be feature in Birmingham Weekender 2017

Birmingham Weekender is Back!

Following the success of the first festival in 2015, Birmingham Weekender ’17 hosts an exciting programme packed with new commissions, pop-up theatre and workshops.

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What's mine is yours

As Hull enters its one hundredth day as UK City of Culture, Pete Stones tells us how it feels when the world is watching the place you call home.

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Men and girls dance together

London-based cross-artform company, Fevered Sleep discuss the motivation behind their piece, Men & Girls Dance.

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Top left to bottom right: 1. PLAYDOUGH from Unlimited Theatre Photo © Unlimited Theatre / The Alban 2. 'Emil and the Detectives' by Red Earth Theatre. Photo © Red Earth Theatre / Robert Day 3. Pitt Rivers Museum. Photo © University of Oxford. 4. Theatre Alibi - Olive & The Dream Train. Photo © Steve Tanner 5. Digital Utopia: Digital R&D Fund for the Arts Event at HeartnSoul. Photo © Digital R&D Fund for the Arts / Nesta. 6. Lighthouse: Naomi Battrick in Orbit Ever After, by Jaime Stone. Photo © Angus Young / Lighthouse. 7. Travelling Light Youth Theatre end of term summer sharing 2015. Photo: Camilla Adams / Travelling Light Theatre Company. 8. Liverpool Library on National Libraries Day 2016 © Graham Lucas Commons 9. No Credit Displaying 10. No Credit Displaying 11. Back to Ours launch 12. Little girl mid-jump and dancing with man 13. Illustration © Arts Council England 14. Images © Arts Council England 15. Plymouth Music Zone participants making music. Photo © Plymouth Music Zone / Kevin Clifford 16. Scattered by Motionhouse. Photo © Chris Nash / Motionhouse 17. Gecko Theatre: Institute. Photo © Richard Haughton 18. Flex Dance performance. Photo © TIN Arts 19. Atmosphere by Edmund de Waal at Turner Contemporary. Photo © Benjamin Beker.