Agenda 29 April 2015

AGENDA

 

Wednesday 29 April 2015, 8.30am-9.30am

Chapter Meeting Room 2 (NB: further info at bottom of agenda)

Chair: Steve Blandford

Host: Andy Eagle

 

The purpose of What Next?

BROAD AIM: to find new ways of engaging with our audience and visitors: the ever-expanding millions who value and take part in the cultural work that happens day-in, day-out up and down this country.

GUIDING STAR: to encourage the people of this country, as individuals and as communities, to see connections between the many different ways art and culture affect and enhance our lives; to urge everyone to register their endorsement of – and pleasure in – their art and culture, especially where these are under threat.

 

WN? Cardiff site (agendas, members, etc): https://whatnextcardiff.wordpress.com

 

WN? UK movement website: www.whatnextculture.org

 

Twitter: 

Cardiff: www.twitter.com/wncardiff or @WNCardiff and #wn2014 #wnculture

UK: www.twitter.com/whatnextculture and #wn2014 #wnculture

 

  1. Welcome and Introductions
  2. Deputy Minister’s visit to WN? – Finalise agenda around current areas of interest for WN? including:
    • New thinking on working with education sector and its most pressing issues
    • Responding to Wales the creative nation idea
    • The city region and its possibilities including Capital of Culture bid
    • Thinking through ‘participation’
    • The relationship between Wales and DCMS on cultural policy
    • The interrelationship between arts, culture and technology
    • BBC ‘Get Creative’ campaign and its legacy
    • Funding sources including trusts and philanthropic giving
    • A wider role for WN? as a consultative body on big issues facing arts policy
  1. Welsh Government’s Historic Environment Bill – Comments from WN? for Plaid Cymru’s heritage spokesperson Bethan Jenkins to present to the Deputy Minister on 1st May
  2. The Wales We Want: Preparations for the forthcoming Well-being of Future Generations (WFG) Act
  3. ACW & Academi Wales event: “Margaret Wheatley: Who do we choose to be for this time?” Friday 26 June http://www.artscouncilofwales.org.uk/87538
  4. Follow-up on invitations to future WN? – S4C/ACW partnership, BBC Wales, WN? centrally, Cardiff City Council
  5. AOB

 

Information on venue:

Chapter will be hosting What Next? until 20 May.

Meeting Room 2 is on the first floor and will be signposted.

There is bike parking at the front of the building and a car park at the rear. Bus numbers 17 + 18 buses direct to Chapter are every 5 minutes from Cardiff Central. There is a car park at the rear of the building and two Cardiff Council car parks in walking distance which are free for the first two hours. More info here: http://www.chapter.org/maps-directions

Refreshments won’t be provided but there is a large café on the ground floor.

 

Events:

The Wales We Want: Preparations for the forthcoming Well-being of Future Generations (WFG) Act (1-28 May)

http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/y-gymru-a-garem-the-wales-we-want-6638461205

http://www.thewaleswewant.co.uk/

 

RSA Wales: The Value of Creativity – Design Commission for Wales, Cardiff (Tuesday 12 May 2015 at 18:00) https://www.thersa.org/events/fellowship-events/2015/5/rsa-wales-the-value-of-creativity—may-12/

 

ACW & Academi Wales event: “Margaret Wheatley: Who do we choose to be for this time?” (The Old Hall, University of Wales Trinity Saint David, Lampeter Campus, Ceredigion SA48 7ED – Friday 26 June 12.45pm-4.30pm) http://www.artscouncilofwales.org.uk/87538

 

Making Culture Work “Self-evaluation events in London, Swindon or Manchester”

http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/making-culture-work-8105123474?s=37025289

 

Matthew Taylor writes about the RSA/Arts Council England event ‘Toward A New Contract for Arts and Culture’, about the potential for developing a Compact between Government and the Arts: https://www.thersa.org/discover/publications-and-articles/matthew-taylor-blog/2015/04/an-arts-compact-has-a-future/

 

Creative Learning Through the Arts plan

From Welsh Government

 

 

From Arts Council of Wales

 

 

Donaldson curriculum review

 

Agenda 22 April 2015

AGENDA

Wednesday 22 April 2015, 8.30am-9.30am

Chapter Meeting Room 2 (NB: further info at bottom of agenda)

Chair: Steve Blandford

Host: Andy Eagle

The purpose of What Next?

BROAD AIM: to find new ways of engaging with our audience and visitors: the ever-expanding millions who value and take part in the cultural work that happens day-in, day-out up and down this country.

GUIDING STAR: to encourage the people of this country, as individuals and as communities, to see connections between the many different ways art and culture affect and enhance our lives; to urge everyone to register their endorsement of – and pleasure in – their art and culture, especially where these are under threat.

WN? Cardiff site (agendas, members, etc): https://whatnextcardiff.wordpress.com

WN? UK movement website: www.whatnextculture.org

Twitter: 

Cardiff: www.twitter.com/wncardiff or @WNCardiff and #wn2014 #wnculture

UK: www.twitter.com/whatnextculture and #wn2014 #wnculture

  1. Welcome and Introductions
  2. Reporting back/discussion from ACW briefing on Creative Learning Plan Briefing Session on Monday 20 April
  3. Ken Skates visit to WN? – Finalise format and agenda
  4. Cardiff Cultural Conversation – Cardiff Capital of Culture 2023 bid
  5. Examples of good arts and regeneration practice
  6. RSA Wales: The Value of Creativity – Design Commission for Wales, Cardiff (Tuesday 12th May 2015 at 18:00) https://www.thersa.org/events/fellowship-events/2015/5/rsa-wales-the-value-of-creativity—may-12/
  7. Follow-up on invitations to future WN? – S4C/ACW partnership, BBC Wales, WN? centrally
  8. Further priorities and actions
  9. AOB

Information on venue:

Chapter will be hosting What Next? until 20 May.

Meeting Room 2 is on the first floor and will be signposted.

There is bike parking at the front of the building and a car park at the rear. Bus numbers 17 + 18 buses direct to Chapter are every 5 minutes from Cardiff Central. There is a car park at the rear of the building and two Cardiff Council car parks in walking distance which are free for the first two hours. More info here: http://www.chapter.org/maps-directions

Refreshments won’t be provided but there is a large café on the ground floor.

Matthew Taylor writes about the RSA/Arts Council England event ‘Toward A New Contract for Arts and Culture’, about the potential for developing a Compact between Government and the Arts: https://www.thersa.org/discover/publications-and-articles/matthew-taylor-blog/2015/04/an-arts-compact-has-a-future/

Creative Learning Through the Arts plan

From Welsh Government

The plan: http://gov.wales/docs/dcells/publications/150302-creative-learning-through-the-arts.pdf

The timeline: http://gov.wales/docs/dcells/publications/150302-creative-learning-through-the-arts-timeline.pdf

Statement: http://gov.wales/topics/educationandskills/publications/guidance/creative-learning-through-the-arts/?lang=en

And here: http://gov.wales/newsroom/educationandskills/2015/150303creativelearningarts/?lang=en

From Arts Council of Wales

Press release/ statement: http://artswales.org.uk/85513

Microsite: http://www.artscouncilofwales.org.uk/what-we-do/creative-learning

FAQ: http://www.artscouncilofwales.org.uk/what-we-do/creative-learning/faqs-for-arts-organisations-and-practitioners

Donaldson curriculum review

The full report, Successful Futures, is here:

http://gov.wales/topics/educationandskills/schoolshome/curriculuminwales/curriculum-for-wales/?lang=en

The WG statement in response is here:

http://gov.wales/newsroom/educationandskills/2015/150225curriculum/?lang=en

Great Debate info is here:

http://gov.wales/topics/educationandskills/great-debate/?lang=en

One response, by Earlyarts, is here:

http://earlyarts.co.uk/successful-futures-earlyarts-insight-proposed-educational-reform-wales/

Agenda 15 April 2015

AGENDA
 
Wednesday 15 April 2015, 8.30am-9.30am
Chapter Meeting Room 2 (NB: further info at bottom of agenda)
Chair: Steve Blandford
Host: Andy Eagle
The purpose of What Next?
BROAD AIM: to find new ways of engaging with our audience and visitors: the ever-expanding millions who value and take part in the cultural work that happens day-in, day-out up and down this country.
GUIDING STAR: to encourage the people of this country, as individuals and as communities, to see connections between the many different ways art and culture affect and enhance our lives; to urge everyone to register their endorsement of – and pleasure in – their art and culture, especially where these are under threat.
WN? Cardiff site (agendas, members, etc): https://whatnextcardiff.wordpress.com
 
WN? UK movement website: www.whatnextculture.org
 
Twitter: 
Cardiff: www.twitter.com/wncardiff or @WNCardiff and #wn2014 #wnculture
UK: www.twitter.com/whatnextculture and #wn2014 #wnculture
1. Welcome and Introductions
2. BBC Get Creative – Evaluation of the launch, what further opportunities are there?  Are there more specific Wales based actions we should be taking?
3. ACW Investment Review – Clear emphasis on collaboration in the application terms.  Is there a role for WN? http://www.artswales.org.uk/what-we-do/funding/2015-investment-review
4. Ken Skates Visit to WN? – Where should the emphasis be?  Preparation for it.
5. Cardiff Cultural Conversation – Cardiff Capital of Culture 2023 bid
6. Further priorities and actions
7. AOB
Information on venue:

Chapter will be hosting What Next? until 20 May.
Meeting Room 2 is on the first floor and will be signposted.
There is bike parking at the front of the building and a car park at the rear. Bus numbers 17 + 18 buses direct to Chapter are every 5 minutes from Cardiff Central. There is a car park at the rear of the building and two Cardiff Council car parks in walking distance which are free for the first two hours. More info here: http://www.chapter.org/maps-directions
Refreshments won’t be provided but there is a large café on the ground floor.

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Matthew Taylor writes about the RSA/Arts Council England event ‘Toward A New Contract for Arts and Culture’, about the potential for developing a Compact between Government and the Arts: https://www.thersa.org/discover/publications-and-articles/matthew-taylor-blog/2015/04/an-arts-compact-has-a-future/
 
Donaldson curriculum review
 
 
Great Debate info is here: