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Published: 5th November 2014

180 cultural leaders from across Europe gathered in NewcastleGateshead in October, as part of a major international conference to challenge assumptions about culture and consider its contribution to developing social and economic regeneration at local, national and European level.

Published: 1st October 2014

Building understanding of audiences and testing ways to communicate and engage with them is the focus of an NGCV research project, where partners will work together to develop more meaningful relationships with audiences.

Published: 1st October 2014

Promoting environmental sustainability in all its forms with staff, artists, performers and the public is an ongoing priority for NGCV and partners continue to work together on being greener.

Published: 1st October 2014

Building on successful research projects, a public campaign launches on 9th October to help families get involved in cultural events and activities, try new things and explore new places across the North East.

Published: 1st October 2014

Building on achieving the Equality Standard Gold Award, NGCV has continued to promote equality and diversity and address barriers to accessing culture, as well as to employment and training.

Published: 5th July 2014

NGCV has been awarded funding from the Digital R&D Fund for the Arts for The Unusual Suspects, a research project which explores a collaborative approach to using 'Big Data' to develop audiences.

Published: 21st May 2014

NGCV is part of the North East Artist Development Network, a collective of cultural venues, festivals and producers committed supporting creative talent in the performing arts. Recently secured from Arts Council England will help develop activities.

Published: 21st May 2014

NGCV’s collective economic contribution to the North East in 2012/13 was £78.4million and there was a return on investment of £3.63 for every £1 of public money invested, according to an independent report.

Published: 21st May 2014

Exploring efficiencies and improvements, NGCV went through a detailed procurement process, which independently verified that NGCV members are already achieve excellent value for money and have effective delivery models in place

Published: 5th March 2014

Following a thorough joint tendering process, NGCV demonstrated that the facilities run by the 10 member organisations are operating at maximum efficiency already and cannot be beaten.

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