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11 Jan 11

Creative Industries Agency (Russia) publishes regional cultural policy concept: 'The Perm Project'

TFCC Russian partners Creative Industries Agency recently published their regional cultural policy concept, 'The Perm Project'.

The concept is based on current achievements and formulates basic principles of development for both the medium and long-term perspective. The concept is designed to contribute to enlarging the circle of the Perm project supporters, to stimulate open discussion on the role of culture in regional development and promote understanding of the new role of culture as a tool for social and economic development.

To find out more about 'The Perm Project' visit:

26 Nov 10

Tom Fleming on Russian TV to help promote Sochi's Cultural Olympiad

Earlier in November Tom Fleming lead a Round Table on Developing a Cultural Olympiad for Sochi, Host City for the Winter Olympics 2014. The session explored with Russian partners the opportunities and challenges in developing a cultural programme as part of the Winter Olympics Programme for Sochi in 2014.

A video extract and interview from the day can be viewed on the Max Portal website:

23 Nov 10

TFCC to develop Cultural Development Framework for Eastbourne

TFCC has been commissioned by Eastbourne Borough Council to develop an overarching framework for cultural provision and destination marketing to support the development of the sector. Ultimately, the framework will aim to strengthen Eastbourne's cultural sector, demonstrate the contribution of the cultural offer to the economic prosperity of the town, define investment opportunities and provide a sustainable methodology for continued partnerships, delivery models and cultural promotion in Eastbourne. The framework will build on Eastbourne's existing rich, vibrant cultural sector.

19 Nov 10

TFCC to undertake two research projects for Arts Council England on Arts Investment

TFCC has been commissioned by Arts Council England to carry out two research projects investigating the funding opportunities available for Children and Young People. The overall aim of the research is to get a snap shot of pre Comprehensive Spending Review policy and spending by other Departments, bodies and organisations and the number of opportunities this resource enabled.

The first research strand will focus on non-Arts Council funding for children and young people; the second will look at Local Authority funding, profiling 10 Local Authorities nationally.

18 Nov 10

TFCC to evaluate Artsmark test phase for Arts Council England

TFCC has been appointed by Arts Council England to evaluate the Artsmark test phase with education settings. Artsmark is a national awards scheme, managed by Arts Council England, which recognises schools commitment to the arts. The future of Artsmark is currently under review and a 'new look' scheme will be tested from October 2010.

The evaluation of the will look at the renewed scheme and present findings and develop recommendations to improve the existing offer.