Notes on State of the Arts event #sota12

Sarah and Lauren from MyCake had a trip up to Manchester this week to attend the Arts Council England (ACE) State of the Arts conference or #sota12 as it is lovingly known on twitter. If you missed the proceedings there is lots of information to sift through on the blog that was updated live from Read the full article…

What influences national wellbeing?

The UK government is looking at what matters, at what will improve our lives and make life worthwhile. They want to know what influences national wellbeing. In the article by Arts Professional, No mention of cultural activity in proposed measures of wellbeing, a possibility that cultural activity could be excluded from future statistical measures of Read the full article…

Now for some ACE news

Now for some ACE news as this month draws to an ever more wintery end – there have been some big announcements from Arts Council England recently about several new initiatives that ACE have launched. There’s the Libraries Development Initiative, there are plans to fund a national network of music education hubs and there is Read the full article…

Readers to design and produce 100th issue of Stylist

Stylist magazine have launched a nationwide search to build up a team of writers, designers, illustrators, would-be fashion stylists, beauty obsessives, food lovers and seasoned travellers to create their 100th issue due out on 2 November. The Stylist ‘Made By You‘ issue will be created through ‘a series of competitions tailored to each area of Read the full article…