Monthly Archives: April 2018

The ‘Cultural Democracy’ Conference: Reflections

I am inspired, just as I was over thirty years ago, when Cathy Mackerras, co-founder of Telford Community Arts and speaker on the first panel of the day, produces their membership card from 1986. ‘Contributing towards the development of a … Continue reading

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Cultural Democracy, yesterday, today and tomorrow

  Yesterday we held a symposium at the University of Manchester which was attended by artists, academics, policy makers, creative practitioners, and others. We heard from Huw Wahl, Owen Kelly, Sophie Hope, Steven Hadley, Cathy Mackerras, Steve Vickers, Nick Wilson, … Continue reading

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