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A World War 1 soldier sits next to commuters on a train station bench

We Are Here

Why social media is vital to the impact of large public artworks like #wearehere.

A group of dancers clad in feathers perform before the dome in London.

A blast of oxygen

Five questions with...Mark Ball, Artistic Director of LIFT, about cultural connections and ‘the heat and light’ of the festival.

Chorus members wearing MLGC hoodies smile down at the camera

There when we need it

From Manchester to Orlando: why communities turn to art and culture when they are most in need

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Top left to bottom right: 1. No Credit Displaying 2. Liverpool library on National Libraries Day 2016 © Graham Lucas Commons 3. Photo courtesy of 14-18 NOW 4. Requardt and Rosenburg: Motor Show. London International Festival of Theatre 2012. Photo © Stu Mayhew. 5. A Gold Arts Award film-maker, Trinity College London. Photo © John Nassari 6. Manchester Lesbian and Gay Chorus. Photo © MLGC 7. 'Emil and the Detectives' by Red Earth Theatre. Photo © Red Earth Theatre / Robert Day 8. Pitt Rivers Museum. Photo © University of Oxford. 9. Scattered by Motionhouse. Photo © Chris Nash / Motionhouse 10. Gecko Theatre: Institute. Photo © Richard Haughton 11. Illustration © Arts Council England 12. Plymouth Music Zone participants making music. Photo © Plymouth Music Zone / Kevin Clifford