The Case for Culture North East

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The North East Culture Partnership regularly provides updates for its partners and produces its own publications and reports. In this section, you can keep up-to-date with the latest publications, press releases and reports from the partnership on how the region is delivering Case for Culture.

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Equality, Equity and Audiences

Accessible Events Commitment

We are fully committed to equity, diversity and inclusion, and we aim to ensure all people have equal access to our events.

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Case for Culture

The opportunities of Devolution for arts, heritage and culture

We asked people from across the sector about their views on the opportunities for arts, heritage and culture brought by North East devolution.

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Case for Culture

The Case for Culture in North East Schools

As part of our ongoing North East Case for Culture work, the North East Culture Partnership recently convened a meeting of child health, education and culture colleagues who have an experienced overview of the sector in the North East. The meeting was proposed by Professor Chris Drinkwater and the overview and recommendations below are drawn from the group meeting including Professor Drinkwater's observations:

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Case for Culture

The case for culture under devolution

How will the region’s vibrant cultural sector fare under a devolution deal? David Whetstone took soundings at the North East Culture Partnership’s annual forum in Durham

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Annual Forum

Annual Forum 2024

On Monday 4 March we will host our Annual Forum in Durham, focusing on devolution, the emerging North East Mayoral Combined Authority and the North East Case for Culture.

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Ten years of the North East Culture Partnership

A big year beckons for a “background organisation” that aims to put culture front and centre. Matthew Jarratt tells David Whetstone about challenges ahead

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Case for Culture

BBC Front Row: NECP over the years

Listen to Jane Robinson and Keith Merrin speak on the importance of collaboration and cultural partnerships.

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International & Partnerships
An array of international flags in front of a bright blue sky

How is international working changing for you? Tell us.

Are you doing more or less international work? Are you finding it harder to secure funding? Or are international collaborations and partnerships a growing part of what you do? Share your experiences with us.

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Cultural Workforce & Skills

Freelancer Best Practice Checklist

The Freelancer Best Practice Checklist is created in partnership between North East Culture Partnership and North East Culture Freelancers.

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Case for Culture

North East Case for Culture Refresh 2023

Following an extensive programme of consultation, embracing over 500 individuals and organisations, we present the five themes to drive the refreshed North East Case for Culture.

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