Case studies

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We invest in projects the length and breadth of England to help us achieve our mission of great art and culture for everyone. Browse our case studies and get the story behind some of our funded projects below.

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How a Liverpool dance company lifted spirits of people with dementia

08 August 2014 / Case study

Art does more than simply entertain. It enables us to connect with people. Dance company Chaturangan used their new project, Fleeting Moments, to involve people living with dementia in every aspect of their work. Our funding helped the company design performances through which audiences could participate

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Taking cross-artform poetry across borders (and back)

20 November 2012 / Case study

Nathan Jones performs and produces experimental cross-artform poetry with creative agency, Mercy. Having enjoyed success across the UK, the next step was to look for international partners. With funding from our Artist International Development Fund, and support from an experienced curator, Nathan was able to foster new partnerships