The Active Lives Survey explores participation in leisure and recreational activities, including sport, physical activity and culture. The survey is led by Sport England in partnership with the Arts Council, Public Health England and Department for Transport
Our research helps us to improve our understanding of how and why people engage with the arts.
This page includes details of the Taking Part Survey, the Active Lives Survey and audience data and insights, and the Culture and Sport Evidence programme (CASE).
Taking Part is a major survey of cultural and sport participation in England
To gain further insight into attendance and participation across the country we commissioned a culture-based segmentation of households in the UK
The research explored what the public wants from library services, and provides pointers for how councils, faced with difficult financial choices, should shape the service for the future
Strengthening our understanding of how best to deliver high quality culture
The Dance mapping research, A window on dance, offers a deep insight into the breadth and range of dance work now happening in England.
Digital cinema has opened up opportunities for alternative forms of content to be shown in cinemas