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A curated collection of case studies, tools and guidance relevant to the civic role of arts organisations.

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Effervescent

"We want to make the world better not just by making beautiful things, but by changing young people’s lives and public...

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LIFT

"If you want to develop a project in a place, you can't go in with an existing idea, you have to sit in that space...

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Duckie

"We are queer and you can feel that coming out in the body of the work."

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Grizedale

"The idea here has been that we don't fund village activity, we take part in it as a participant."

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PELE

"We cannot work for social transformation, or social change, if we only think about one show, one experience. So there...

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Hull's Freedom Festival

“To keep a festival innovative, you've got to keep moving it, keep surprising people, be brave and do new things, and...

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National Theatre

Being able to entertain people, challenge them – not necessarily to change their minds, but to think differently about...

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Publication

What Next? - North Manchester

A documentary film from Kyle Walker (Creative Experts, Contact)

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Cake and creative conversations

A film about the artist commission Cake and creative conversations from Phase 1 of the Inquiry.

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Sticking together

A short film about the Sticking Together artist commission we ran as part of Phase 1 of the Inquiry.

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Briefing

Phase 1 Briefing note

This briefing note summarises the different elements of research and consultation that have comprised Phase 1 of the Inquiry...

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Advisory Panel discussion summary

What are the key themes for Phase 1 of the Inquiry?

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