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An exhibition of photographs by young unaccompanied asylum seekers opened in April 2009 at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park.

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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 the First World War. A poignant and spectacular piece of street theatre, it will once again see giant visitors embark on an emotional journey around Liverpool.  

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 …

Jon Spooner

Unlimited Theatre wins a Global Award from NASA for internet-connected project

  Leeds-based Unlimited Theatre has been selected as Global Award Winners by a panel of …

Latest publications

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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