Think you don’t know Shakespeare? Think again. More than 1.5 million children in the UK will be celebrating his incredible literary legacy when Shakespeare Week returns this March. From that joke which had you ‘in stitches’ to your friend with ‘a heart of gold’, most of us quote Shakespeare every day without realising.  More than 1.5 million children in… Read More


Over £500,000 boost to creative economies in Hull and Newcastle Over £500,000 awarded through Creative Local Growth Fund to projects in Hull and Newcastle Launched in July 2015, the Creative Local Growth Fund aims to support arts and cultural organisations working with Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) and key strategic bodies to contribute to local economic… Read More


Capital funding of £2,835,498 awarded to organisations across the North Ten organisations across the North will benefit from the latest round of the Arts Council’s Small Scale Capital awards, our programme that invests in buildings and equipment to increase organisations’ resilience and enable them to offer improved experiences for both artists and the public.   … Read More