Please join us for a memorable evening of food, cocktails, friends, and great conversation! But it remains to be seen whether the new, fluent materials of communication are going to make so very many changes in civilization, let alone in the human mind mankind has, after all, been influenced for thousands of years by the popular, fluent arts of music and drama.
First things first – a big congratulations to Alder Hey’s Children’s Hospital Arts for Health service, which has been successful in securing £50,000 from the People’s Project Big Lottery Fund to deliver a comprehensive programme of music with children and families on the wards.
Now with a clear mandate, and a focus on our culturally rich metropolitan area, there are real opportunities for him to celebrate what is happening at grass-roots level alongside the offer of our bigger cultural players, whilst investing in culture and the arts as social determinants of health and wellbeing, for long-term social change.
It will improve or refresh the skills of arts councils and organizations in Program Development, Project Management, & Proposal Making; establish NCCA desks in LGUs, schools, & cultural institutions; reinforce the LGU-NCCA partnership in arts & cultural promotion and organize an adhoc of Regional Arts & Culture Network in the region.
The subculture known as bohemia and the literary and artistic movements generated in its little special society have often been more important at least in the minds of many writers than the historical, social, and economic movements of the culture as a whole.