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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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We have confirmed three years further support from North East local authorities

Jane Robinson, Dean of Engagement and Place at Newcastle University, and Co-Chair of the Nort East Culture Partnership announces today that all 12 North East local authorities have recently confirmed their continued financial support for the North East Culture Partnership...

08/02/2021
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Lindisfarne Gospels to return home to North East

The Lindisfarne Gospels, the most spectacular surviving manuscript from Anglo-Saxon England, will go on display at the Laing Art Gallery, on loan from the British Library in 2022. The manuscript will feature in a high profile exhibition at the Laing...

05/02/2021
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Annual Forum

Annual Forum 2021: Long Table Lunches

Long table lunches will take place during the forum on Friday 29 January from 1pm-2pm. If you didn’t sign up for a session when you initially registered and would like to join one of these group conversations, taking place between...

21/01/2021
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Annual Forum

Annual Forum 2021: programme

Shifting Cultures: Reframing the future with the North East’s independent creative workforce North East Culture Partnership Annual Forum programme View the delegate pack, including programme, schedule and speaker biographies View the text-only delegate pack Friday 29 January 2021 SESSION 1...

06/01/2021
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Annual Forum

Annual Forum 2021: tickets now available

Shifting Cultures: Reframing the future with the North East’s independent creative workforce Our annual forum will take place online on Friday 29th January 2021. You can now reserve your ticket by visiting our Eventbrite page. Shifting Cultures is for anyone...

06/01/2021
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New works seek to tell the story of the contemporary North East

From surfing and shopping through politics, community and identity, an ambitious new series turns a spotlight on the contemporary North East to uncover the stories that are rarely told outside the region. New Narratives for the North East is a...

14/10/2020
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58 North East organisations receive funding from the Government's Culture Recovery Fund

Culture Recovery Fund: Grants – Round 1 – Under £1 million On Monday 12 October, Arts Council England announced an investment of £257 million in 1,385 venues, theatres, museums and cultural organisations, through the first tranche of Culture Recovery Fund:...

12/10/2020
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Cllr Simon Henig

Council leaders call for culture rescue funding to be allocated locally

North East council leaders are calling on the Government to allow decisions about the £1.57 billion culture rescue package to be made locally. In a letter to the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, Cllr Simon Henig,...

22/07/2020
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£1.57 billion investment to protect Britain’s world-class cultural, arts and heritage institutions

In a press release issued on Sunday 5 July, the UK government announced a £1.57 billion support package for cultural and heritage organisations. The North East Culture Partnership welcomes this news. We produced the first regional recovery plan for culture in...

06/07/2020
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Thinking International Events, July 2020

Three Thinking International events for the arts, heritage and culture sector this July The International group of the North East Culture Partnership have organised an annual event for the region each year since 2016. Now due to the current pandemic,...

03/07/2020
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