Resources to support Cultural Commissioning

The Cultural Commissioning Programme has collated a range of resources for those wanting to engage in public service commissioning and for commissioners such as local authorities, clinical commissioning groups, NHS and others wanting to work with arts and cultural providers.

Arrangements used by arts and cultural organisations to engage in commissioning

There are different models used by arts and cultural organisations to engage in commissioning, illustrated in this infographic (pdf, 236kb).

Each of the models is documented in the pdfs below.

Presentations from past Cultural Commissioning Programme events

Focus

Event

Location and date

National

National Seminars sharing learning from Cultural Commissioning Pilots:

Manchester, London, Torbay, Birmingham, March, May 2016

Older people

 

The art of ageing well: Enabling older people to live good lives in Oxfordshire

Oxford, April 2016

Health, mental health and wellbeing

The art of positive mental health

Wakefield, Feb 2016

Health, mental health and wellbeing

Making the most of what's on your doorstep

London, Feb 2016

Older people

Creative approaches to dementia

Bristol, Dec 2015

Older people

Creative interventions to enable wellbeing

Hereford, Nov 2015

Evidencing social impact of arts and culture

Cultural Commissioning social impact seminars

Birmingham, Leeds, Bristol, Peterborough, London, Oct and Nov 2015

Health, mental health and wellbeing

Using arts and culture in social prescribing

Videos from presentations and workshops

Liverpool, Sept 2015

Health, mental health and wellbeing

Dance and Health networking event

Newcastle, June 2015

Health, mental health and wellbeing

Dance and Health training day

Newcastle, May 2015

Health, mental health and wellbeing

How arts and cultural activities are supporting co-production and innovation in public services

London, May 2015

Places and communities

How arts and cultural interventions support housing associations to achieve their outcomes

London, May 2015

East of England

Commissioning for Culture and Sport conference, east of England

Bury St Edmunds, Dec 2014

National

National seminars show-casing arts and cultural organisations delivering health and social outcomes

London, Doncaster, June 2014

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