Cultural programmes run alongside Rugby League World Cup

The Rugby League World Cup (RLWC2013) takes place in 21 host venues across England, Wales, France and Ireland, 17 of which are in the North West and Yorkshire regions. The tournament aims to build on the Cultural Olympiad legacy extending its scope and scale while strengthening the links between sport and dance. Continue reading

Homotopia 2012 opens across Liverpool

Homotopia 2012, the international festival of queer arts and culture, opens on 30 October and runs until 30 November in venues across Liverpool with the theme of ‘Traditional Family Values’ celebrating and exploring ‘the family’ in all its queer diversity.

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Big Dance in the North West

Big Dance is the UK’s biggest ever celebration of dance. Taking place across the country as part of the London 2012 Festival, Big Dance features thousands of events inspired by dance. They have been taking place in all sorts of locations and in all dance styles and have included classes, workshops, flashmobs, film screenings, world record attempts and dancing in unusual spaces.

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Two major new grant commissions now open for work with children and young people

Arts Council England today announced funding for two major new pieces of work with children and young people; the delivery of a new National Youth Dance Company and four new In Harmony projects based on the Venezuelan El Sistema project.

Arts Council England today announced funding for two major new pieces of work with children and young people; the delivery of a new National Youth Dance Company and four new In Harmony projects based on the Venezuelan El Sistema model.

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