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Concerns mount over impending cuts and Thatcher museum

A Guardian article highlights that Arts and Museums look set to take a greater hit in the impending, but yet to be finalised, cuts.  Arts Council England models that 15% cuts could mean more than four-fifths of English subsidised arts companies could lose their funding completely. Simultaneously 38 degrees online public campaigns is still hosting a […]

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New Economics Foundation


nef (the new economics foundation) is an independent think-and-do tank that inspires and demonstrates real economic well-being. They aim to improve quality of life by promoting innovative solutions that challenge mainstream thinking on economic, environment and social issues. They have excellent research and resources to underpin your work.

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Colin Prescod chairing the morning of the Cultural Equalities Now Conference © British Museum

April 2011 to March 2012, DHG London meeting highlights

Highlights from this year obviously included the team work effort of DHG members pulling together to plan and critically engage with the Cultural Equalities Now conference. The consistent thoughtful collaboration of the group, especially at our summer meeting at Tate, really paid off. The conference got rave reviews illustrating that when we work together DHG […]

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Image of modern building with large regtangle windowand a reflection of the building in water. Taken at dusk. • © Phillip Handforth

March 2013, Liverpool

The first DHG meeting in the North West was part of the Supporting Practice in Participation project and would not have happened without the partnership and support of the North West Fed, Many thanks indeed! The session attracted a brilliant mix of professionals including people from music and art festivals,academia, museums and art galleries. In […]

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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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