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Great Places – Reading

The Great Place Scheme is a National Lottery-funded programme which responds to the government’s 2016 Culture White Paper. The Scheme aims...

Dover’s giant awakens

1,850 attend Fort Burgoyne open day Dover's stunning Fort Burgoyne opened its doors to the public for a one...

Fortifications for the soul

Dover’s Fort Burgoyne has been largely inaccessible to the public until The Land Trust brought together Dover Arts Development, (DAD), and Charles Holland Architects...

Heritage assets on the Edge of going digital

One of the common themes of the Pioneering Places projects is how heritage assets - often long-forgotten or underused sites - can be used...

Pioneering People: Charles Holland on the planning process

Charles Holland Architects is an international architecture and design studio, producing work that is multi-disciplinary in scope and includes buildings, exhibitions, public art and...

Model students exceed expectations

Over the past six months children from four primary schools in Folkestone have been working on proposals for how the disused Gasworks on Ship...

Wisdom springs eternal down memory lane

Looking to the future use of Folkestone’s old Gasworks site involves reflecting on the past. And remembering the past can help revive the connections...

Pioneering People: Charles Holland and cultural placemaking

Interview with Charles Holland, Architect (Part One) Charles Holland Architects is an international architecture and design studio, producing work that is...

Great Place scheme year one evaluation report

The Great Place scheme is a joint initiative between Arts Council England and Heritage Lottery Fund that aims to pilot new approaches to putting...

Why the arts can lead the revival of Britain’s towns

Writing in The Guardian, Arts Council England chairman, Sir Nicholas Serota, explains how creative projects have boosted well-being and brought money and life back...

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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...

Cultural Policy Readout / 24 August 2020

Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport publishes criteria for £270m repayable finance scheme DCMS has published guidance to help some...