Tagged: Arts Council England

Arts should not be an 'exclusive club', says ACE chair

Arts Council England (ACE) is calling for the arts to be "an inclusive world ... not an exclusive club", as it marks the publication of its 2016-17... Read more

Jilly Cooper believes literary fiction should not receive state funding

Author Jilly Cooper has said that literary fiction should not receive state support, arguing instead that the money would be better spent on the declining... Read more

Hull 'rip-roaring success' as city of culture

Hull’s year as UK City of Culture has been praised as an "unmitigated rip-roaring, awe-inspiring, life-enhancing success", by Arts Council England chief executive Darren Henley​.... Read more

The Good Agency secures ACE grant worth half a million

Nikesh Shukla and Julia Kingsford's new literary agency, The Good Agency, dedicated to championing under-represented voices in publishing, is receiving a grant for over half a million pounds from Arts Council... Read more

Literary fiction under threat, ACE report concludes

Arts Council England has pledged to engage with more bookshops, fund more writers and lobby the government to provide tax relief to independent publishers following a report... Read more

ACE reports show libraries help older people

New research from Arts Council England has explored the “important contribution” public libraries make to the well-being of older people. Read more

Henley reveals ACE's 'concerns for literary fiction'

Arts Council England is broadening its literature work, which has previously concentrated on areas such as poetry and translated literature, into a new emphasis on literary... Read more

ACE funds Spread the Word's Young People’s Laureate Tour

Spread the Word has been awarded £171,245 by Arts Council England (ACE) for its The Young People’s Laureate Tour 2017-18. Read more

Norwich's Dragon Hall confirmed for National Centre for Writing

Writers' Centre Norwich has been given the go ahead to develop the city's "historic" Dragon Hall, parts of which date to circa 1430, into the National Centre... Read more

Dead Ink receives £65k grant from ACE

Dead Ink has received a "significant" grant of £65,359 from Arts Council England. Read more

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