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Arts Council England today announces the successful applicants of its £45m Strategic touring programme

21 October 2014

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Today Arts Council England announces the four organisations that have been successful in the latest round of Strategic Touring Programme, receiving a total of £272,367.

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Arts Council England and British Council announce Re-Imagine India

15 October 2014

Arts Council England and British Council today (15th October 2014) announced a new £1.5 million lottery fund to build creative connections between the people of England and India.

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'Mirth becomes a Feast’ but saving prize-winning 150 year old British Sideboard from export will be a serious business

01 October 2014

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Culture Minister Ed Vaizey has placed a temporary export bar on a spectacular sideboard - or dressoir - in the Modern Gothic style, standing more than ten feet high and designed by the renowned Scottish designer Bruce James Talbert. It will be exported overseas unless money can be found to match the asking price of £485,000.

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Arts Council England confirms Alan Davey appointed Controller of BBC Radio 3

26 September 2014

Today (26 September 2014) Arts Council England confirms Alan Davey, current Chief Executive, has been appointed Controller of BBC Radio 3

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The first multi-channel network for the arts to be set up with £1.8M Arts Council Lottery funding

25 September 2014

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The Arts Council announces today a multi-channel network (MCN) for the arts, awarding a £1.8M grant to Rightster, a digital content company that will set up and manage the new network.

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Arts Council England launch Museum resilience fund and announce successful applicants to the Museums development fund

25 September 2014

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Arts Council England has today (25 September) announced details of The Museum Resilience fund; a new fund that will help to enhance the sustainability and resilience of the sector to maximize the benefits of museums to their communities. A budget of £10 million is available for 2015/16 (with indicative budgets for 2016/17 and 2017/18 remaining at that level).


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Draft NPO funding agreement - Arts Council statement

24 September 2014

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The Arts Council is reviewing the terms and conditions of its Funding Agreement ahead of finalising the 2015-18 National portfolio, and have updated some clauses. There have been no substantial changes however, there has been some particular interest in a new clause that relates to its ability to impose additional conditions.

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Arts Council England releases Year two analysis of Strategic touring programme

15 September 2014

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Today Arts Council England presents data from year 2 of the Strategic touring programme, which was launched in 2011 to offer people across the country better access to high quality arts and culture.

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‘Vivid and fascinating’ collection recording exploration of Australia will go overseas if UK buyer doesn’t come forward

22 August 2014

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A remarkable collection of works by Thomas Baines (1820-1875), vividly recording a 19th century British exploration of northern Australia and parts of Indonesia, faces permanent export overseas unless a UK buyer can be found to match the sale price of the works, £2,750,000.

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