Archived News

20/01/2021

The next round of DYCP opened on 11 January 2021 and closes on 12pm (midday), 18 February 2021.

13/01/2021

The London Community Response is launching two new waves of funding on Thursday January 14th.

08/01/2021

Article on Top Tips for distributing creative packs. These tips have been offered by organisations that have been distributing packs since the first lockdown.

08/01/2021

A range of reports highlighting the impact of Covid on children experiencing disadvantage; new Covid guidance from government; how to get involved in the UNESCO Futures of Education initiative; STEAM activities; and ICYMI a DCMS report: the role of arts in improving health and wellbeing.

08/01/2021

Common Ground - Rewilding the Garden is a new report from Voluntary Arts based on an ambitious programme of work investigating how creative activity is supported in areas of socio-economic deprivation across the UK and Republic of Ireland.

 

08/01/2021

Report on remote and online creative activities during Covid-19 pandemic. 

08/01/2021

Digital Candle is a free service for charities who want a one hour call with a digital expert. Charities can get advice on any aspect of digital or digital marketing, from digital strategy to Google Ads and from remote service delivery to social media.

FREE Resource

08/01/2021

A 36 page guide of tips, techniques, practical exercises and professional standards for online arts facilitation.  

FREE resource

26/11/2020

This project is designed to help aspiring entrepreneurs turn their business idea into a reality - through a network of 10 London boroughs, Start-Ups in London Libraries deliver grass roots support on your doorstep.

Dates: Multiple dates and webinars from now until March

26/11/2020

The #GettingBackOutdoors Survey was commissioned from Indigo by OutdoorArtsUK, as a free national online survey to capture audience views on returning to Outdoor Arts events post-lockdown.

26/11/2020

BET are launching an Artist Network to keep in touch with emerging artists, share opportunities and facilitate new collaborations.

05/11/2020

Ten Percent Happier are offering their meditation app for free to teachers. 

05/11/2020

The activities have all been suggested by the Speech Bubbles drama practitioners and are designed for working with small groups. In each case they have outlined what particular areas the activity supports and have applied a traffic light system for social distancing.

29/10/2020

Garfield Weston Foundation has announced a £25m one-off fund to support museums, performing and visual arts organisations across the UK.

19/10/2020

The Audience Agency have launched a free Digital Audience Survey to help users understand more about their online audiences as so many creative activities move online in response to ovid-19.

19/10/2020

'Getting in and Getting On: Class, participation and job quality in the UK's Creative Industries' is a report created after the DCMS Select Committee inquiry into the impact of Covid-19 found that the pandemic poses 'the biggest threat to the UK's cultural infrastructure, institutions and workforce in a generation'. This policy review was started to consider how we can rebuild Creative Industries in a way that benefits more people and places across the UK.

19/10/2020

JKP released the first guidelines for producing dyslexia-friendly texts and workplaces in the publishing industry. 

19/10/2020

The Monster Manual has been created by 350.org and includes over 80 tools to make workshops and events more participatory and interactive. 

15/10/2020

A downloadable teaching resource with creative activities to support pupils’ understanding of the primary science curriculum, accompanied by how-to films. Includes exercises for all primary year groups including Early Years Foundation Stage.

15/10/2020

Existing creative learning resources which could be particularly useful for re-opening schools adjusting to new spaces, split class groups and reduced equipment use.