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Interview with visual artist Lucy Hutchinson

Lucy Hutchinson is a recent graduate from Coventry University whose work has recently been purchased for the Arts Council Collection, one of the biggest loan collections of contemporary art in the UK. She …

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Birmingham’s LGBT festival shouts about Arts Council investment

A £47,555 investment from Arts Council England’s National Lottery-funded Grants for the arts programme is supporting Birmingham’s LGBT festival SHOUT to grow over the next year. 

Genesis & Fuji Award winner Lisa Barnard – Whiplash Transition

International photography festival FORMAT returns to Derby

Leading international photography festival, FORMAT, is back in Derby in 2015 celebrating its 10th anniversary, …

Awkward Bastards symposium at mac Birmingham

Awkward Bastards symposium: rethinking diversity

At a one-day symposium in Birmingham, disability led visual arts organisation DASH asked awkward questions about …

Latest publications

London 2012 Cultural Olympiad in the East Midlands

This year's Igniting Ambition Legacy Trust UK programme is greater in scope and reach than ever before. It has received significant support from Arts Council England and the ERDF. Major contributions have also been made by Arts Council England to strands such as Artists Taking the Lead, Unlimited, Stories of …

Front page of Arts Council Plan 2011-15

Arts Council Plan 2011-15

This Plan sets out what we will do to deliver our Achieving great art for …

Front page of Igniting Ambition Festival 2011

Igniting Ambition Festival 2011

Igniting Ambition Festival 2011 - Connecting Communities showcases a diverse range of projects that are …

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