The AHRC is a non-departmental public body sponsored by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, along with the other UK Research Councils. The AHRC is governed by its Council, which is responsible for its overall strategic direction, and we are incorporated by Royal Charter.
The Arts Council of Ireland is the Irish government agency for developing the arts. We work in partnership with artists, arts organisations, public policy makers and others to build a central place for the arts in Irish life.
Thrive helps cultural organisations unlock their potential through better understanding their audiences. Access free resources, reports, and insights for understanding and growing your cultural audiences.
a blog and online resource curated by Dr Eleonora Belfiore of the University of Warwick. It aims to provide a platform for exploration and discussion of 'cultural value' for researchers, cultural administrators, creative practitioners, policy makers, the general public and all those who believe that we need a refreshed debate on the place of the arts and culture in society which does not rely on economic value as a proxy for cultural value.
The British Arts Festivals Association is the national development agency for arts festivals. Founded in December 1969, and now with members covering the widest span of arts genres in the UK including theatre, literature, music of all kinds, visual, science, outdoor and dance.