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Learning disabled dancers at a rehearsal

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New touring production will see young artists with learning disabilities take part in A Twisted Tale of Hansel & Gretel across the Midlands.

A group of dancers perform in Lewisham.

Sharing good practice in culture

In partnership with LGA, we’ve developed a hub for local authorities to share best practice when planning cultural services in their area.

In the background, one dancer stands on her hands on a table, in the foreground a man stands staring at his mobile phone

Dancing in Dorset

Dance practitioners, organisations and audiences across the country will benefit from this national showcasing scheme, championing diversity in dance and bringing it to new and unusual places


Dance raises awareness of addiction

Supported by the Grants for the Arts scheme, High aims to increase awareness of addiction and substance misuse, through African contemporary dance

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Top left to bottom right: 1. Theatre Alibi - Olive & The Dream Train. Photo © Steve Tanner 2. Illustration © Arts Council England 3. The Arts Council of Great Britain – 47th annual report and accounts 1991–92 4. No Credit Displaying 5. Lewisham, Heart and Soul. Photo © Lewisham, Heart and Soul. 6. Kamal Kaan (c) Maria Spadafora 7. Imbalance Joli Vyann 8. The Piece Hall, Halifax © Paul White 9. No Credit Displaying 10. Pitt Rivers Museum. Photo © University of Oxford. 11. Knowledge is Beautiful (cc) Creative Commons - 12. David Glowacki's 'Hidden Fields'. Photo © Paul Blakemore / Interactive Scientific Ltd. 13. Scattered by Motionhouse. Photo © Chris Nash / Motionhouse 14. Artificial things by Stopgap Dance Company. Photo © Chris Parkes 15. Travelling Light Youth Theatre end of term summer sharing 2015. Photo: Camilla Adams / Travelling Light Theatre Company. 16. Plymouth Music Zone participants making music. Photo © Plymouth Music Zone / Kevin Clifford