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What Next? - Local Government and Culture Working Together

Later on Wednesday afternoon I was back at Somerset House in London for a meeting organised by What Next? about local government and culture working together. 126 more words

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Peterborough Presents consortium meeting

On Wednesday I was in Peterborough for a meeting of the Peterborough Presents Creative People and Places consortium. We were joined for the first time by Ferzana Kusair, our new Community Engagement Officer, who has now recruited the first Community Bridgebuilders from a range of diverse communities across Peterborough. 121 more words

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Fuel

On Tuesday afternoon I was at Somerset House in London to meet Louise Blackwell and Bridget Floyer at Fuel. Fuel is a producing arts organisation working in partnership with a range of artists to develop, create and present new work across the UK. 118 more words

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Understanding Everyday Participation research project partners' meeting

I was in London on Monday for a meeting of the partners in the Understanding Everyday Participation research project. This 5-year project is funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council’s Connected Communities programme and by Creative Scotland. 275 more words

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Luminate Festival Trustees meeting

On Thursday afternoon I was at Age Scotland in Edinburgh for a meeting of the Trustees of the Luminate Festival – Scotland’s creative ageing festival. We reflected on the 2014 festival which took place during October. 103 more words

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Community Ownership Support Service

On Thursday I was in Edinburgh to meet Linda Gillespie at the Development Trusts Association Scotland. Linda told me about the Community Ownership Support Service, which is funded by the Scottish Government to support both communities and public bodies in the sustainable transfer of assets into community ownership. 128 more words

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What Next? Cardiff

I was in Cardiff on Wednesday morning to address the What Next? Cardiff meeting. The weekly meeting of the Cardiff chapter of What Next?, chaired by our old friend Laura Drane, brings together representatives of a range of arts and cultural organisations to find new ways of engaging with “the ever-expanding millions who value and take part in the cultural work that happens day-in, day-out”, across Wales. 65 more words

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