Creative People and Places website launched!

19 December 2014

We are very excited to hear that the programme launched its first website this week.

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Creative People and Places website launched!

The national programme launched this week its first website. Developed and funded by Arts Council England​, Creative People and Places ​takes place in 21 areas across the country where people have fewer opportunities to get involved with the arts.​ Read more

Access to music should be every child’s basic right, says singer-songwriter

Rumer was the heroine at the Westminster Education Forum event which focused on the future of music education. At her speech she talked about the development of music education highlighting both positives and negatives. Read more

Poorer students to pursue interests outside school thanks to new scheme

The "Pupil Offer" will allow pupils to work with organisations in the arts, science, sport, culture and heritage. Students in the first three years of secondary education will take part when it is launched in September. Read more

More lower-income students going to university despite tuition fees

The number of students securing degree places at UK universities and colleges topped half a million for the first time in 2014, with 512,400 people gaining places and a rise of 10% in those from the poorest households. Read more

The Youth Music Network

Want to use music to transform more young lives? The Youth Music Network is an online community for those who work in and around music education projects in the UK. It’s free to join. Read more

Kids in museums workshops

New workshops for early next year have been announced, and there’s still more to come! Take advantage of the early bird rate by booking your place now. See the full range of workshops here

New Chief Executive of Arts Council England announced

Arts Council has announced the appointment of Darren Henley as its new Chief Executive. Darren will succeed Alan Davey who is leaving after seven years. As well as leading Global’s Classic FM since 1999, Darren has been the author of two defining Government reviews into music and cultural education. Read more