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Response to the review of the Arts Council Collection, British Council Collection and Government Art Collection

07 January 2016

The Arts Council, the British Council and the Department for Culture Media and Sport decided to undertake a review of their three collections, to explore the potential for efficiencies, cost-savings and enhanced public benefit. This is the three departments' collective response to the review.

New Writing in Theatre 2003-8

07 January 2016

This report focuses on the state of play of new writing within smaller Arts Council-funded theatre companies, to assess what impact the funding increase has had at grassroots level since 2003.

Our Investment - factsheet 2015 - 18

29 January 2016

Our Investment - factsheet 2015 - 18

National portfolio organisations funding programme – National equality analysis

29 January 2016

National portfolio organisations funding programme – National equality analysis

Major partner museum national equality analysis investment round 2015-18

29 January 2016

Major partner museum national equality analysis investment round 2015-18

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Rural positioning

02 February 2016 / Research

How we will approach the specific needs and aspirations of rural communities in order to deliver our strategy

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Rural evidence and data review

02 February 2016 / Research

Our data and evidence review to identify strengths and challenges for the sector in rural England

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What do people want from libraries?

02 February 2016 / Research

The research explored what the public wants from library services, and provides pointers for how councils, faced with difficult financial choices, should shape the service for the future

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CASE: The Culture and Sport Evidence programme

02 February 2016 / Research

The Culture and Sport Evidence (CASE) programme strengthens our understanding of how best to deliver high quality culture and sporting opportunities to the widest audience, bringing valuable benefits to society

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