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Vogue Ball, Manchester. Contact. Photo: Drew Forsyth


We are working in partnership with Arts Marketing Association and CultureHive to develop an online hub for resources on research, evaluation, critical reflection and policy. This will be launched later in the autumn. Watch this space!

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Norfolk Celebration Event, Aesop. Photo: Becky Demmen

Culture on referral: research digest

This research digest reviews and summarises the academic literature on culture on referral programmes. It identifies where there is evidence and where further research is needed.
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British Council. Oona Doherty, Hard to Be Soft. Photo: Luca Truffarelli

International policy responses to Covid: webinar recording

This webinar recording from 17 September 2020 presents findings from recent research into international policy responses to the impact of Covid-19 on the cultural sector.
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The Lost Letters, Britten Sinfonia. Orchestras Live. Photo: Paul Bellany

My essential reads: value(s) in cultural participation

Leila Jancovich shares her essential reads on value(s) in cultural participation.
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Fun-Palaces. Photo: Roswitha Chesher

My essential reads: cultural democracy

David Stevenson shares his essential reads on cultural democracy.
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The Power of Our Ancestors. Tate. Dan Weill Photography

My essential reads: co-creating value through audience engagement

Ben Walmsley shares his essential reads on co-creating value with audiences and participants in a collaborative way.
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Dance On. Yorkshire Dance. Photo: Sara Teresa

How to…broker a successful academic partnership

This guide has been created by Culture Forum North to help cultural organisations consider the potential benefit of academic research partnerships.

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