Artists & Creatives
COVID-19 Recovery Resource Platform

Artists & Creatives
COVID-19 Recovery Resource Platform

United Kingdom

Get involved with Love Record Stores 2021

Love Record Stores is a campaign that was started in the independent music community last year to support independent record shops through the pandemic, resulting in an incredible £1m of sales. The Association of Independent Music is a partner of the initiative, which was recently announced as one of two winners of this year’s Indie Champion Award at the AIM Independent Music Awards for this achievement, alongside Bandcamp.

We will ever go back to the office?

The way we work is changing, from how we collaborate with clients to the tech we use and how we reach our audiences. In Creative Edinburgh’s new lunchtime series FutureGaze, they chat with creative leaders about the innovations they’ve made to their own businesses during the pandemic, and ask which changes are here to stay.

Culture 2022: What should we expect?

Institute for Creative & Cultural Entrepreneurship (ICCE) in association with the Creative Industries Federation & the Policy and Evidence Centre (PEC). Supported by the AHRC.

Creative learning Recovery Fund

Arts Council of Wales and the Welsh Government are delighted to announce a brand-new strand to the Creative learning through the arts programme which will see teachers, creative practitioners and learners explore how creative learning approaches can re-ignite learning experiences in classrooms across Wales during the Summer Term.

Audience Insights Conference Wales

This May, The Audience Agency presents a free-to-attend National Insights Conference in collaboration with Arts Council of Wales. Places can be booked for the whole conference programme, day passes, or for individual sessions.

Edinburgh International Festival goes outdoors for 2021

Edinburgh International Festival, the world’s leading performing arts festival, announces a reimagined festival for 2021 which marks the return of live performance to Scotland’s capital. Taking place from 7 to 29 August, the 2021 International Festival uses bespoke outdoor venues to safely reunite artists and audiences to rediscover the magic of live performance.

Recovery support for the creative sector

In response to the significant impact the pandemic has had on businesses and individuals working in the creative industries, the West of England Combined Authority (WECA) is launching a new business support programme and grant fund for the cultural and creative sectors, as part of its Regional Recovery Plan.

Short films highlight the reality of homelessness in the Covid era

Isy and Leigh Anderson are a couple who work together in Manchester under the name ‘Photography by Anderson’. The award-winning duo recently produced two short films about homelessness charity Emmaus in Salford, a project born out of the peculiar circumstances we all found ourselves in Spring last year.