Tourism sector deal: Have your say

The Government’s industrial strategy calls for sectors to pitch for a deal. The Alliance is currently working with others on a heritage sector deal. Visit Britain has launched a consultation to support a new sector deal for tourism. The tourism deal will focus on: • Improving productivity • Improving infrastructure and connectivity • How to…

Changes to DCMS Statistical Publications

DCMS is reviewing its statistical outputs including the Taking Part Survey, DCMS Sector Economic Estimates and the Community Life Survey to meet the growing demand for analysis to inform policy decisions. These proposals are set out in its statistical work plan. Of particular interest to the heritage sector are: Taking Part: survey of cultural and…

DCMS Culture Project

DCMS has launched their online discussion portal and want as many people as possible to engage with it. A change in Ministerial portfolios within the Department means this project is being led by the newly appointed Arts Minister, John Glen MP, with support from Matt Hancock MP, the Minister of State for Digital. Please watch…

Co-op Local Community Fund

Every time members buy Co-op own-branded products and services, 1% of what they spend goes into the fund to be shared amongst local causes. Applications for the fund are now open until the 8th August. The selected causes will then be live for 11 months (November 2017 to October 2018) when they can work alongside…

Support Culture&’s New Museum School project

Culture& [Alliance member] works to open up who makes and enjoys arts and heritage and is crowdfunding support for its New Museum School project. The School builds on a previous HLF funded Skills for the Future programme which has trained nearly 90 young people from diverse backgrounds to get jobs in museums. The New Museum…