Cultural Inclusion

Cultural Inclusion Update – March 2022

Hello, welcome to the latest newsletter from Cultural Inclusion, it’s been a while since we’ve been in touch and there’s lots to share with you. We are now a Community Interest Company (CIC) The Cultural Inclusion Manifesto is now a Community…

Arts Council England Strategy 2020-2030

Arts Council England has released its strategy ‘Let’s Create’ for the next 10 years and puts inclusion high on the agenda. “The support that we give to creative practitioners, particularly D/deaf and disabled people, those from Black and minority ethnic…

No access, no public funding?

Five years after first highlighting discriminatory attitudes in ArtsProfessional, the Government’s Disability Champion for Arts and Culture Andrew Miller reflects on progress towards inclusion. See more

Prom 24: Relaxed Prom at the Royal Albert Hall

The BBC Philharmonic performs Russian classics by Rachmaninov and Tchaikovsky in a more relaxed environment – suitable for children and adults with autism, sensory and communication impairments and learning disabilities, as well as individuals who are deaf, hard-of-hearing, blind and…

Snowman and Paddington Performance

Everyone is welcome at the Royal Albert Hall’s Relaxed Performance of The Snowman™ and Paddington Bear™, this Christmas. Enjoy a double-bill of classic stories, with musical accompaniment from the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, in a relaxed setting. See more Delight your…

Village School – barriers to access

The Village School session at the Cultural Inclusion Conference asked ‘How do we make things that are not happening happen?’ They explored the barriers for disabled people accessing culture and arts, these are some of their responses:

Link: RA Summer Exhibition

Author of the Cultural Inclusion Manifesto and Lead Practitioner of the Creative Arts at Westminster Special Schools, Paul Morrow, leads a curated 30-minute tour of five works from this year’s Summer Exhibition. 2nd August 2018. See more    

Link: A Long Letter to Joey

There is much debate about curriculum content at the moment. A significant and feisty debate on the cultural canon for our schools. This great piece from Stephen Unwin shows why it is so important that the art and culture we…

Link: Is Silence Golden?

Blog by Martin Boniface. Last month, my son, Harry was excited to go to the theatre. Harry has severe learning disabilities, epilepsy and no speech, Harry loves animals and when his Dimensions support worker took him to see Into the Woods, a…

News: London launch for Cultural Inclusion Manifesto

School Travel Organiser report The Lyric Theatre Hammersmith recently hosted the official launch of the Cultural Inclusion Manifesto, a statement of intent to address children’s needs for better access to cultural and arts opportunities. See more

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