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Unveiling the Plinths

Banksy artwork returns to Folkestone and a new project launches to celebrate creativity and community A well-known artwork...

Cultural Policy Readout / 21 July 2020

Weekly round-up of the latest from Westminster and beyond, from our partners at Whitehouse Consultancy. Design Council partner with Sustrans...

Positive collaborations between heritage and HE

As part of the Heritage2020 #HeritageChat, we look at what has worked for the Pioneering Places projects in collaborating with the Higher...

The Future of English Towns

As 100 towns across the UK develop Investment Plans for the Government's Town Deals, Pioneering Places was invited to present some...

Triennial artists commissioned for Gasworks site

Covid Update: Creative Folkestone Triennial has been postponed until September 2021. Curator Lewis Biggs and the Creative Folkestone team are working hard...

Let’s Create

Arts Council England has launched its ten year strategy for the period 2020-30, Let's Create. The strategy presents...

New art work commissioned for Fort Burgoyne’s West Wing

Following a thorough commissioning process during which a shortlist of five artists were supported to develop their initial proposals, Emily Peasgood has...

Shortlist announced for new public art commission at Fort Burgoyne

Five international artists have been shortlisted for a new public art commission to situated at the West Wing Battery of Dover’s Fort Burgoyne -...

Leading British artist, Conrad Shawcross, commissioned by Ramsgate schoolchildren

In connection with Pioneering Places partner, Turner Contemporary, leading British artist, Conrad Shawcross, has been commissioned to make a new artwork for...

Time present and time past: the future of Folkestone Gasworks

In this, the first part of an in-depth interview with award-winning architects, East, co-founder and director, Julian Lewis, discusses the "relatively unusual" experience of working with a cultural organisation

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Unveiling the Plinths

Banksy artwork returns to Folkestone and a new project launches to celebrate creativity and community A well-known artwork...

Cultural Policy Readout / 14 September 2020

Chair of the Digital, Culture, Media and Sports Select Committee writes letter to extend furlough in the arts and leisure sectors

Cultural Policy Readout / 07 September 2020

Select Committee for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport to investigate re-opening venues at capacity According to DCMS, the purpose...

Cultural Policy Readout / 31 August 2020

International Trade Secretary Liz Truss has launched 11 new trade advisory groups The Department for International Trade (DIT) has...