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MarketPlace Case Study: Tea and Tasters and going digital

MarketPlace has been developing a relationship with The Barleycorn Cafe in Mildenhall over the last few years and a need ot tackle loneliness and create new shared experiences for local people resulted in a series of artistic taster sessions to inform a longer project with the artist of their choice.

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MarketPlace Case Study: New skills for new ways of working

MarketPlace has always worked in partnership to provide support and skills development for artists and local organisations to improve the arts ecology of Fenland and Forest Heath.

Throughout 2020 the impact of Covid-19 and national lockdown restrictions on local communities, artists and organisations meant that new ways of working and supporting artists in applying for funding for activity was a priority.

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Audience Profiling and Mapping Year 6

This Audience Agency report analyses the audiences we reached in year 6 of the programme (January to December 2019). It was commissioned by Arts Council England as part of the national evaluation of Creative People and Places.

 

Audience postcode data is analysed using Mosaic profiling, Audience Spectrum profiling and profiling by social grade.

 

Across all CPP projects in 2019:

53% of participants belonged to one of the lower engaged Audience Spectrum segments

30% one of the medium engaged segments

17% one of the higher engaged segment

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Transported Phase 2: The Long Haul

Transported in South Lincolnshire is part of the Creative People and Places programme. It is based in South Lincolnshire and this summary evaluation report by MB Associates covers the second of three phases of activity.

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Revoluton: three case studies

These case studies share learning from the Revoluton programme in Luton and give an insight into three projects:

 

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Evaluation in Participatory Arts Programmes

This document brings together 18 examples of evaluation tools, methods and approaches, including creative evaluation, from across the Creative People and Places programme. 

 

It will be of interest to artists and arts organisations planning evaluations, particularly participatory projects in community contexts.

 

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Art in Unusual Locations: Case Study

This case study by Ecorys explores how Creative Black Country worked with the Midlands Pub Association and 'Desi' pub landlords to bring a series of artistic commissions to pubs in Sandwell. Ecorys is producing a number of case studies as part of the national evaluation of Creative People and Places.

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LeftCoast: Journeys to Cultural Engagement

This report by Morris Hargreaves McIntyre was commissioned by LeftCoast to track and investigate audience member or participant ‘journeys’ across a number of events. Its objectives were to:

 

  • understand the potential follow on impact of attending or participating in LeftCoast events
  • identify potential pathways from initial to sustained arts engagement
  • examine ladders of engagement - do people move from lower to higher engagement after being an audience or participant?

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bait: Final Evaluation Phase 1

This evaluation report written by Consilium covers the first three years of bait's programme in South East Northumberland.     It is the last in a series of three assessments forming part of a longitudinal evaluation. It provides a final assessment on the impact, successes and learning from the first phase of the bait programme.

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Transported Final Evaluation Phase 1

This evaluation report by MB Associates (Mandy Barnett and Ruth Melville) covers the first three years of Transported's programme in Boston & South Holland. It Includes an in-depth look at four projects to assess their Social Return on Investment (SROI).

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