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The Sage Gateshead

The Sage Gateshead opened on the bank of the river Tyne in 2004, offering both a space for challenging and diverse live musical performances and a centre for music education …

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Support for creative writing in schools across Yorkshire

Secondary schools in Bradford, Leeds, Kirklees, Calderdale, Sheffield, Doncaster and Hull are to benefit from a series of workshops with professional writers as part of a programme to develop innovative creative writing education.     

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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 …

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, …

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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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  • Tel: 0845 300 6200
  • Fax: 0161 934 4426
  • Textphone: 020 7973 6564

The Hive
49 Lever Street
M1 1FN

53.483207, -2.233241


1st Floor South, Marshall’s Mill
Marshall Street, Leeds
LS11 9YJ

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Central Square
Forth Street, Newcastle

54.967579, -1.61316

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Duty Press Officer
(Out of hours contact)
Phone: 07595 091 334   

Julie Leather
Senior Manager, Advocacy and Communications 
Phone: 0161 934 4464

Fiona Davidson
Communications Officer
Phone: 0161 934 4442

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