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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International & Partnerships
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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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North East Heritage Forum

The North East Heritage Forum will take place on Thursday 27 April at The Customs House.

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Cultural Investment Fund Analysis March 2023

Analysis of the Arts Council England Cultural Investment Fund, March 2023.

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North East Culture Partnership to focus on the north of the region from April 2023

Details of changes to North East Culture Partnership's focus, in light of the North East Devolution Deal.

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Employment in the North East's creative sectors since 2015 and the effect of the Covid-19 pandemic

The North East Culture Partnership has analysed the latest employment for the period 2015 to 2021 to examine the changes to the DCMS sectors (excluding tourism), the creative industries, and the culture and digital sectors, with an in-depth look at the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic between 2019 and 2021.

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Our analysis of Arts Council England 2023-26 National Portfolio investment

The North East is trailing behind in Arts Council ‘levelling up’ investment.

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Annual Forum

Seven years on, it’s time to refresh the North East Case for Culture

David Whetstone reports on the North East Culture Partnership annual forum, where urgent new priorities were discussed

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Annual Forum

Matthew Rooke leading the Case for Culture Refresh

Matthew Rooke was appointed by the North East Culture Partnership to lead the analysis of consultation feedback from the Case for Culture Refresh. Since April 2022 we’ve received over 150 online survey responses and led region-wide group meetings. At the...

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