community

Celebrate culture at the heart of every community by hosting a Fun Palace!

On the first weekend of October every year, thousands of people in hundreds of locations across the UK create a local Fun Palace.

New Fund: Creative Civic Change

Creative Civic Change has launched a new programme to enable people to use arts and creativity to make positive changes in their

New grants available for cultural projects in every London borough

The Mayor of London wants to see more local arts and culture activities created and put on by local people in London, so the Grea

Ten tips for connecting with your community

Your local community is your biggest and best source of new contacts, whether that’s members, audience, sponsors or funders, patrons, volunteers or just general supporters. Many of our most successful groups are those who have a strong engagement with the people living and working in the surrounding area. But how do you build these relationships?

Opinion: Rural music making and unequal opportunities

Green grass, flocks of sheep, one corner shop and two buses a day – whether that sounds idyllic or like hell on earth, it was the

Survey: The value of musical groups to their communities

When we (and other music advocacy organisations) are making the case for amateur music groups to those in power, being able to de