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Commonword and the 6th Cultureword National Black Writers Conference

The work of the publisher and Arts Council national portfolio organisation Commonword supports the first goal of our strategic framework, that of supporting an artistically-led approach to diversity in the arts. …

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Kinshasa Symphony Orchestra

The world's first all-black orchestra visits the UK for the first time

The Kinshasa Symphony Orchestra and Choir, from the Democratic Republic of Congo, is making its first visit to the UK during September. The world's first all-black symphony orchestra, it will perform in venues in Manchester, London, Bristol and Cardiff.  

Sea Odyssey Giant Spectacular, Liverpool

The Giants return for Memories of August 2014

Memories of August 1914 is one of the UK's landmark events commemorating the start of …

Panel discussion

Conference supporting higher education and cultural partnerships held in Liverpool

Earlier this year the Arts Council took part in a one day event looking at …

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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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