Tagged: Arts Council England

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A recent event held in collaboration with Bloomsbury enabled five writers supported by an Arts Council-backed writing scheme to shine.   Read more

Libraries Connected launches training scheme to tackle lack of diversity

Libraries Connected has secured £342,000 in funding from Arts Council England to develop a new training programme supporting potential female and BAME leaders. Read more

Stratford Literary Festival expands Bedtime Stories project with ACE funding

The organisers of Stratford Literary Festival are extending their Bedtime Stories project, which helps families in areas of disadvantage read with their children, thanks to... Read more

Cheltenham granted ACE funding to expand reading programme

Cheltenham Festivals has received a grant of £127,608 from Arts Council England to expand its Reading Teachers = Reading Pupils programme over the next three years. ... Read more

Northern Publishers Network looks to flex its muscles with ACE backing

The Arts Council-funded Northern Publishers Network is looking to continue the work done by the Northern Fiction Alliance to raise the profile of publishers and... Read more

Arts Council launches research into BME representation in children's literature

Arts Council England has launched research into the level of inclusion and representation of people from black and minority ethnic (BME) backgrounds in children’s literature. ... Read more

Emma Press awarded £15k ACE grant

Birmingham-based independent publisher The Emma Press has been awarded nearly £15,000 from Arts Council England to help it grow as an inclusive children’s publisher.... Read more

ACE takes on Libraries Taskforce

Arts Council England (ACE) has taken on the work of the Libraries Taskforce until March 2020, as part of its remit as the development agency... Read more

SoA calls on ACE to increase diversity in the arts and secure libraries' future

The Society of Authors (SoA) has responded to Arts Council England’s consultation on its future strategy, saying it would like ACE to do more to increase diversity... Read more

Dead Ink gets £66k ACE grant

Liverpool indie Dead Ink has received £66,880 from Arts Council England’s National Lottery Project Grants in support of its Publishing Step-Change project. Read more

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