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Inner City Music

Inner City Music will be part of Arts Council England's National portfolio from April 2012. The Manchester-based organisation promotes jazz, folk and world music events at venues across the north, …

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GemArts is reaching young Eastern European people in the North East through music partnerships

Arts Council funded organisations have joined forces with mainstream education and local support services to develop the next generation of British-fusion musical talent. East by North East is a music project led by Arts Council National portfolio organisation GemArts, working in partnership with Sage Gateshead, Newcastle City Council, CHAT Trust, …

The Funfair - one of HOME's opening productions

Manchester's newest venue, HOME, has opened to huge audiences

HOME, the new purpose-built centre for international contemporary art, theatre, film and books in Manchester, …

Hexham Book Festival's project will tour along Hadrian's Wall

Organisations in the North receive £405,479 in Strategic Touring funding

Three organisations in the North have been successful in the latest round of the Arts …

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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 everyone goals and priorities over the years 2011-15.

New Cultural Destinations

Our mission at the Arts Council is to get great art to everyone – to …

Responses to the Digital Britain interim report

In January 2009, the Government published Digital Britain, a plan to secure Britain’s place at …

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