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'Emil and the Detectives' by Red Earth Theatre. Photo © Red Earth Theatre / Robert Day
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Funding to find a Young Poet Laureate

Arts Council England has invested £15,000 from the National Lottery, allowing Nottingham UNESCO City of Literature to appoint a Young Poet Laureate for the first time.

Exquisite Asian dance will be feature in Birmingham Weekender 2017

Birmingham Weekender is Back!

Following the success of the first festival in 2015, Birmingham Weekender ’17 hosts an exciting programme packed with new commissions, pop-up theatre and workshops.

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Top left to bottom right: 1. Theatre Alibi - Olive & The Dream Train. Photo © Steve Tanner 2. Illustration © Arts Council England 3. The Arts Council of Great Britain – 47th annual report and accounts 1991–92 4. No Credit Displaying 5. No Credit Displaying 6. No Credit Displaying 7. No Credit Displaying 8. Travelling Light Youth Theatre end of term summer sharing 2015. Photo: Camilla Adams / Travelling Light Theatre Company. 9. No Credit Displaying 10. Pitt Rivers Museum. Photo © University of Oxford. 11. Knowledge is Beautiful (cc) Creative Commons - informationisbeautiful.net 12. David Glowacki's 'Hidden Fields'. Photo © Paul Blakemore / Interactive Scientific Ltd. 13. Scattered by Motionhouse. Photo © Chris Nash / Motionhouse 14. Artificial things by Stopgap Dance Company. Photo © Chris Parkes 15. Travelling Light Youth Theatre end of term summer sharing 2015. Photo: Camilla Adams / Travelling Light Theatre Company. 16. Plymouth Music Zone participants making music. Photo © Plymouth Music Zone / Kevin Clifford