Arts & Culture Impact Fund

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  • Sheffield is a creative city with a rich cultural heritage and thriving contemporary arts scene.
  • The renovations included the installation of an energy-efficient heating system, a new roof and an array of interior refurbishments to make the theatre a more comfortable venue.
  • Imagine if you walked into an elevator and the leader of your local council is stood there – what would you say?
  • Everyone knows the Elvis story, but what’s less known is the story of the Black women singers and musicians who forged the way.

Fine Art We are ranked first in the UK for Art and Design and provide students with the highest quality teaching, and excellent facilities. We offer teaching and research in Fine Art, Music, Digital Cultures, Film, and Media, Culture, Heritage. Some 70 original pieces of work collectively make up the Cultural Value Project – a mixture of new research, critical reviews of the literature and specialist workshops. The Grade 1 listed St George’s Hall sits within the heart of Liverpool in more ways than one; it is a place of congregation and celebration, offering a central location and a true sense of the city amidst incomparable surroundings. Set on a Greek island paradise, a story of love, friendship and identity is cleverly told through the timeless songs of ABBA. Just 5 minutes from Liverpool’s Lime Street Station is the beautiful William Brown Street, where you’ll find a delightful cluster of culture including the Walker Art Gallery , World Museum, Liverpool Central Library and St John’s Gardens.

South Yorkshire Music Board

An outdoor illuminated art gallery is set to take over Liverpool’s world-famous waterfront once again in 2021 with the theme, Rhythm of the Light. Created by local artist, Paul Curtis the huge artwork allows people to transform themselves into an iconic Liver Bird. Just a short train or ferry ride away in Wirral is the dainty village of Port Sunlight home of Sunlight Soap and the Lever Brothers. The Lady Lever Art Gallery houses Lord Leverhulme’s personal collection, featuring a wide range of fine and decorative arts. For conferences, exhibitions, business meetings, training and cultural events.

One of Luton’s most popular events, bringing communities together to enjoy entertainment in the sky. In a time of increasingly complex geopolitical entanglements and moral failings, these films articulate a yearning for unsullied heroism, effective leadership and appropriate responses to crises. But there are creative avenues to be explored to circumvent the gatekeepers, ami-entends-tu.org as filmmaker Victoria Mapplebeck discovered. TikTok is increasingly the social media of choice for older people who enthusiastically reject socially constructed notions of old age. We’ll also be posting videos from the South Yorkshire organisations who have benefitted from the fund, such as Sensoria, Civic Sound Week, Barnsley Live and Higher Rythm.

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Our staff and students organise an impressive range of public events on a weekly basis which reach a diversity of audiences across the city and wider region. We provide dedicated arts advice and support for artists, community groups, creative industries, and commissioners, across a diverse programme of arts and cultural production. The arts team work closely with a number of council services, including Museums, Festivals and Events, LCB Depot and Visit Leicester. The Arts and Culture Projects team partners with many regional, national and international cross-sector organisations to widen participation into the creative industries and enable current and budding cultural practitioners to thrive. This includes working laterally within the University of Bedfordshire and across the region on projects that innovate and mobilise new knowledge and untold stories for the betterment and sustainable growth of the local cultural sector. It will invest £23 million in organisations of all sizes in the arts, cultural and heritage sectors demonstrating a clear social impact, from theatres and music venues to museums, libraries, fashion and architecture.

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It will use case studies drawn from across SOAS regions to ground the course in specific examples that address transnational and localised framings. This Fund marks a clear statement of intent, to actively strengthen our creative talent and organisations and to start to unlock the untapped potential of art, culture and heritage in South Yorkshire. It has been a collaboratively designed programme between the SYMCA and the 4 Local Authorities, with the intention of safeguarding the future of the cultural and creative industries across South Yorkshire.