Four centuries of weeping British politicians to a night walk celebrating the UN Year of Light…Inside Out Festival reveals first line up

The Culture Capital Exchange (TCCE) have announced the first wave of events for this year’s Inside Out Festival returning for its sixth year with the usual erudite and eclectic mix of debates, performances, walks, screenings, exhibitions and workshops. Showcasing the … Continue reading

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New contributors announced for No Boundaries 2015

No Boundaries 2015, the annual conference exploring the role of arts and culture in contemporary society, has unveiled the latest contributors set to take part. Speakers include Munuve Mutisya, Akamba Peace Museum in Kenya, Seb Chan, Cooper Hewitt Museum in … Continue reading

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Hidden interactive creatures in the city are getting ready to play

Meet the Urbanimals – winner of the Playable City Award 2015 “Bringing people together through play in forgotten areas of the city lies at the heart of what we do.” (Anna Grajper & Sebastian Dobiesz, LAX, 2015 Playable City Award … Continue reading

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Involved fatherhood is critical to gender equality and child development, reveals world’s first global fatherhood report

Gender equality requires a revolution in the lives of men and boys, and achieving this requires urgent policy changes, MenCare-authored report argues in worldwide launch Targeting fathers is the key to achieving gender equality. Fathers matter deeply to child development, … Continue reading

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From pop up parks to a global interactive map of traditional children’s games

The British Council’s ELEVATE StartWell™ initiative is transforming how parents, teachers, local communities and national governments view the importance of play A future that features temporary pop-up parks where they’re needed most, safe urban areas for children to play in … Continue reading

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Ashley wants to make you smile…..

Watershed’s new Studio Artist in Residence is creative technologist Ashley James Brown Creative coder, technologist, sound artist and electronic musician Ashley James Brown has just been announced as the new Studio Artist in Residence at Watershed. He’ll be spending two … Continue reading

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Whispering clouds & leaping dolphins

From Marimba benches to whispering clouds, Watershed unveiled the seven shortlisted projects last week, each in line to win the 2015 Playable City Award. The award launched earlier this year, inviting artists, designers, architects, technologists and creative practitioners from all … Continue reading

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First speakers announced for No Boundaries 2015

Arts and culture industry’s annual conference takes place 29-30 September 2015 at Watershed, Bristol and HOME, Manchester With just over four months to go until this year’s No Boundaries conference, the first contributors have just been announced in what is … Continue reading

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Matt Johnson’s Midday to Midnight Marathon

Starting at noon today, 7 May 2015 and Election Day, I urge you to take a break from the corporate media mush and tune-in to Matt Johnson’s ‘Midday to Midnight Marathon’ – 12 hours of non-stop coverage on his radio … Continue reading

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The psychology of disorientation & Nania meets the Tardis

Its been over week now since the brilliant creative duo, May Abdulla and Amy Rose were awarded the BOMBAY SAPPHIRE ® Storyscapes Award at the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival for Door Into The Dark – a ground breaking immersive documentary … Continue reading

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