13 Sep 2018

WCVA is a partner in the Hearts for the Arts Awards; a celebration of cultural champions within Local Authority and the projects that place the arts at the centre of community life.

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We are partnering alongside UK Theatre; Culture Counts; Local Government Association; TheatreNI; Voluntary Arts Wales and What Next? for this year's National Campaign for the Arts' Hearts for the Arts Awards. 

The Awards are an initiative of the National Campaign for the Arts, an organisation that campaigns for greater public investment in the arts to improve the lives of people across the UK. The awards are delivered by UK Theatre, and judged by a panel of esteemed figures in the arts.

From 12 September until voting closes on 2 November, members of the public, arts professionals and local authorities can visit the Awards webpage to put nominations forward for the following four categories:

•             Best Local Authority Arts Initiative

•             Local Authority Arts Project Encouraging Community Cohesion

•             Best Local Authority Arts Champion - Councillor

•             Best Local Authority Arts Champion - Officer

To nominate, please visit the Hearts for the Arts website.