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Image of the colourful Dana Centre sign. • © Science Museum

October 2013, London

Thanks to the Science Museum for hosting us at the Dana Centre. It was great to welcome new comers from the Jewish Museum, National Portrait Gallery and English Heritage.  This time the group took over the agenda with participatory discussions. There were a few suggestions for discussion topics and we voted on which go forward. […]

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Resource: Advocacy toolkit

Arts Council England have updated their advocacy toolkit. As it is always good to refresh our advocacy skills so the toolkit is worth a browse.  Notably one of the key points is that ‘cultural events bring communities together and make our lives richer’. As cultural organisations go into advocacy overdrive it can be an opportunity […]

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Resource: What does the Census tell us about religion in 2011?

Thanks to the Equality and Diversity Forum for flagging up this useful resource which gives a basic overview of trends in religion for England and Wales according to the latest census. It correlates statistics relating to religion with age and employment. These may provide useful evidence or impetus for your arts and heritage work.  The […]

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Poster advertising Cultural Equalities Now conference with image of the British Museum Great Hall. © The British Museum

December 2011, Cultural Equalities Now Conference

In partnership with the British Museum and the Institute of the Public Understanding of the Past (IPUP), DHG convened a cutting edge conference looking at diversity and equalities in the then new political, legal and economic landscape. The Cultural Equalities Now conference programme looked at links between cultural heritage and agendas such as big society, […]

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