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HLF offers £5m in new round of 'Collecting Cultures' programme 13/12/2013

 

Substantial grants on offer to add to collections or improve their interpretation. »more

Arts Council responds to 'Rebalancing our Cultural Capital' 13/12/2013

 

Arts Council acknowledges that there is 'more to do' but argues that some figures in the report which suggested London is getting the lion's share of funding are misleading. »more

London: devouring the lion's share of cultural funding? 05/11/2013

 

A new reportRebalancing our Cultural Capitaltracks 20 years of government funding to argue that London is getting too large a slice of available funds. »more

Detailed research shows heritage worth £26.4bn to the economy 02/08/2013

 

Heritage tourism economy is shown to be larger than many commonly defined sectors of the economy. »more

Local Government Association encourages Councils to value historical assets 02/08/2013

 

English Heritage and the Local Government Association have just published a group of case studies demonstrating that even against a background of cuts, neglecting or removing support from heritage is a false economy. »more

Most popular global exhibitions published for 2012 04/04/2013

 

London museums perform strongly on overall visitor figures by year »more

ACE and VisitEngland announce collaboration 04/03/2013

 

The two organisations will work to create a greater synergy between museum and tourism planning. »more

Changing approaches to history education 04/03/2013

 

A summary of proposed changes to GCSEs, following a decision not to proceed with the Ebacc »more

Where the wild things are: ten years of Kids in Museums 05/02/2013

 

What are the conclusions after a decade of work towards making museums more child friendly? »more

Sharing Evaluation: blog series published 03/01/2013

 

London Museums Group and Audiences UK, with assistance from NMDC, have published a series of blogs looking at the challenges and benefits of sharing evaluation and audience research. »more

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