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Could smart working change our urban landscapes?

Alison White of PLACEmaking considers why we should rethink our attitude to heritage buildings and if smart working can change our urban landscapes
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Thousands of children will benefit from Heritage Schools Programme

The Department for Education has announced a £1.6 million investment into Historic England’s award-winning Heritage Schools programme. The money will allow the scheme to continue for the next two years and is believed to benefit up to 120,000 children across the UK The programme by Heritage Schools has encouraged more than...
Welcome to Aarhus: The European Capital of Culture 2017

Aarhus: Welcome to the European Capital of Culture 2017

Mayor Jacob Bundsgaard explains why becoming the European Capital of Culture 2017 will bring long-term economic and social benefits to the city of Aarhus
European Capitals of Culture initiative benefits cities

European Capitals of Culture initiative benefits cities

In a speech, EU Commissioner for Culture, Tibor Navracsics shares how European Capitals of Culture are a driver for social and economic change
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Promoting arts and culture will be key in post-Brexit UK, say ministers

Ministers insist that promoting UK arts and culture abroad will be essential post-Brexit, with museums, galleries and theatres playing a key part Art galleries, museums, theatres and other cultural institutions will play a key role in promoting the United Kingdom overseas in the wake of Brexit, according to government ministers. On...

Driving culture to local communities

Open Access Government outlines how DCMS and the Museums Association help to encourage local communities to engage with the culture and heritage sector Museums and galleries play an integral role in our local communities. As well as preserving local history and heritage, they also help to educate. Heritage and culture...

21st Century Latvian culture

Dace Melbarde, Minister for Culture in Latvia gives thought to cultural policies in the country and why the concept of national culture is important. First of all, I have to explain that I believe in the concept of national culture and nation-state in the 21st Century. Among the theorists and...

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