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We are building a shared understanding of the differences that arts, culture, heritage and screen make to people’s lives and to society.

Catch up with our latest news and hear from a range of voices sharing perspectives on cultural value.

Fun Palaces, Feltham. Photo: Helen Murray
Small boy sings into microphone, two men watch
Left Bank Leeds. Photo: Sally Molineaux
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Open call: take part in research exploring the impacts of COVID-19

Do you want to be part of a national research project exploring the impacts of COVID-19 on the cultural industries across the UK? By taking part you will be lending ...
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Music in Mind. Manchester Camerata. Photo: Rachel Bywater

Academic call-out to take part in the pilot project of our Collaborate fund

Stephanie Pitts tells us about an opportunity to be the academic partner in the pilot of a new fund to ...
Left Bank Leeds. Photo: Sally Molineaux

What’s next for cultural value

Over 1,000 people took part in eleven free events over ten days - our inaugural 'festival of ideas' has given ...

I love working within the arts – dancer Kevin Edward Turner

Kevin Edward Turner is an award-winning dance artist who co-founded Company Chameleon in 2007 and regularly promotes mental wellbeing. What’s ...

Community is at the heart of culture – Zulfiqar Ahmed

Zulfiqar Ahmed is an expert in community-led development and is now progressing, in the midst of coronavirus, the 10-year £3.5m ...

Five minutes with Dr Kat Taylor – culture for mental wellbeing

Ahead of this November's festival of ideas, we delve deeper with some of our guest speakers. What's your earliest cultural ...

Creative Commission – exploring cultural value

As part of our inaugural festival of ideas online this November, we launched a Creative Commission callout, to engage the ...
Woman dance
To the Beat of a Different Drum, Yorkshire Dance. Photo: David Lindsay

What value culture?

Ben Walmsley, Director of the Centre for Cultural Value, introduces our online festival of ideas How do people define culture ...
Reflecting Value - call for contributors
Reflecting Value

Reflecting Value – call for contributors

We are looking for guests for our first mini-series on culture, health and wellbeing. Interested in being involved? Reflecting Value ...
Woman pins a football to a world map
Who Are Ya? Tate Exchange. Dan Weill Photography

How global issues are driving a new cultural agenda

Maintaining an international perspective and collaborating with global partners will be key to rebuilding the UK’s cultural sector and securing ...
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Fun Palaces, Brockwell Lido. Photo: Helen Murray

Working together to articulate cultural value

When the coronavirus crisis eases and government is prioritising what happens next, nothing will be more important than being able ...

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