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BDAS: Dr Darren Henley OBE, Chief Executive, Arts Council England

BDAS: Dr Darren Henley OBE, Chief Executive, Arts Council England

What is the role of arts and culture in a post-pandemic world?
Lynn Barlow (Assistant Vice-Chancellor Creative and Cultural Industries Engagement, UWE Bristol) in conversation with Dr Darren Henley OBE, Chief Executive of Arts Council England covering his experience working in broadcasting, education and the arts and discussing the importance of arts and culture in the wake of Covid-19.

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18:00 - Arrival and registration
18:30 - Lecture begins
18:30 - 18:40 - UWE Welcome and Introductions
18:40 - 19:10 - Address: In conversation with Lynn Barlow
19:10 - 19:45 - Q&A Session
19:45 - Networking and refreshments
This event is taking place in person.

Dr Darren Henley OBE is chief executive of Arts Council England. His boardroom experience spans the arts, media, education, charity and government. He led Classic FM for fifteen years before joining the Arts Council in 2015. The author of two independent government reviews into music and cultural education, he received the British Academy President's Medal for his contributions to music education, music research and the arts.

A certified coach, Darren has a doctorate exploring the role of the outsider as an agent for change, master's degrees in management and in history of art, postgraduate certificates in coaching and behavioural change and in applied positive psychology, and a degree in politics.

His latest book 'The Arts Dividend Revisited: Why Investment in Culture Pays' highlights how public investment in artists, arts organisations, museums and libraries helps to create happier lives in villages, towns and cities across England.

The series is delivered by the Bristol Business School
*This event is FREE to attend*
Time: 6-9pm

Registration for this event will open on 8 September 2021.

Attending the event - Staying safe
We're excited to open for events again here at UWE Bristol, but we also want to make sure we help to keep the whole community safe. Therefore, we are retaining some of our COVID-19 measures.

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Arnolfini, 16 Narrow Quay, Bristol BS1 4QA
Wed 6 Oct 2021
Contact telephone: 01173284517 Call to check latest times or cancellations.
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