Arts and culture
About this theme
This theme covers all aspects of the arts, crafts and creative industries, including their social, cultural and economic aspects. It is one of the eight universal themes which form our grantmaking framework and allow us to address every aspect of society. Fellows’ stories
Fellows' updates December 2022 Fellow's update: Tony Thompson
Documentary maker Tony Thompson (CF 2012) has created an exhibition called Turning Point, a series of four short films inspired by oral histories about the Black Caribbean experience after the First World War.
By Tony Thompson, 2023
Blogs & conversations Music is magic for Christmas
An inspiring Christmas single has just been launched by David Stanley’s Music Man Project for learning disabled musicians, together with the Royal Marines Band.
By David Stanley, 2022
Fellows' updates November 2022 Fellow's update: Lynn Cox
Artist Lynn Cox (CF 2013) launched her first solo exhibition, entitled ‘Wirelife’, at Delta House Studios Gallery in London. Lynn’s Fellowship explored Asian approaches to exhibitions for people who are visually impaired.
By Lynn Cox, 2022
Fellows' updates June 2022 Fellows' update: Ian Thomas
Retired charity director Ian Thomas (CF 2008) was awarded the Distinguished Service Award for 2022 in respect of his long term services to the science and profession of geology. He was also awarded an Honorary Fellow of the Institute of Quarrying. Ian’s Fellowship explored sustainable traditional stonecraft training in a modern context.
By Ian Thomas, 2022
Fellows' updates May 2022 Fellows' update: Alpa Depani
Architect Alpa Depani (CF 2017) wrote an article on urban renewal for The Architectural Review published on 6 May. Alpa discussed learnings from her Fellowship, which explored successful public spaces in densely populated global cities.
By Alpa Depani, 2022
Fellows' updates April 2022 Fellows' update: Kate CL Willard
Infrastructure consultant Kate CL Willard OBE (1989) has been appointed as one of three new experts to the National Infrastructure Commission this month. The Commission carries out in-depth studies into the UK’s major infrastructure needs and makes recommendations to the government.
By Kate CL Willard, 2022