Arts and culture

Arts and culture

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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

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Fellows' updatesJune 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' updatesApril 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

Fellows' updatesMarch 2022 Fellows' update: Oliver Bullough

Author Oliver Bullough (CF 2008) wrote a book, Butler to the World, which explores British history and politics this month. Oliver wrote about this in an article for the Guardian and appeared on BBC Newsnight to talk about the war in Ukraine. Oliver’s Fellowship explored the history of Circassians exiled from Russia.

By Oliver Bullough, 2022