Digital Culture Network Newsletter – May 2021

Meet our new Tech Champion! Everything you need to know about the latest addition to the team along with details of our upcoming webinars and the end of Facebook Analytics. All this and more in this month's newsletter.

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Image of person dressed in colourful costume Digital Culture Network Newsletter – April 2021

In April's newsletter we round up details of some interesting conferences and show you where you can go to access all of our past webinars. We also share tips on putting together a great reopening email. Do you have a tech platform you'd like to demo? Or a funding pot you'd like to tell the sector about? We'll tell you how to get them featured on our website. This spring certainly feels hopeful and we hope you enjoy our latest edition.

  ·   2 months ago
The Digital Rollup 2020: CELEBRATE

Our team saw the sector make great strides last year. From streaming for the first time, embracing social media through to building whole new experiences and engaging exciting new audiences, you’ve done it all.

  ·   7 months ago
Photograph of colourful beach huts Digital Culture Network Newsletter – March 2021

Spring is ever so slightly in the air and with that plenty for you to delve into in March's newsletter! Join us this month as we chat to Little Angel Theatre about their work with the Digital Culture Network, advice on dealing with a recent Google Analytics spam attack and lots of great news and events from the us and the wider sector. Enjoy!

  ·   3 months ago
Tickets for Good Logo Tickets for Good on why they developed the ‘Virtual Ticket Bank’

Over the last year, we at the Digital Culture Network have witnessed a vast amount of arts and culture organisations shift their events online during a time when venues and performance spaces have been closed. Despite this increase in online activity, some people have struggled to access cultural content for a variety of reasons.

  ·   4 months ago
Three people wearing VR headsets Digital Culture Network Newsletter – February 2021

In February's newsletter we discuss digital inclusion, including details of our upcoming webinar presented in partnership with Google Arts & Culture. We share a great case study from Hospital Rooms and bring you the latest eCommerce article by our Tech Champion, Emma.

  ·   4 months ago
Portraits around a staircase at the Whitworth Art Gallery Digital Inclusion or Exclusion?

Did you know that 7 million people do not have access to the internet at home? Or that 17 million people only use the internet for limited purposes? Organisations now have the opportunity to place digital accessibility at the heart of their planning and digital inclusion strategies in work with local communities. Read on to find out what Tiina Hill thinks.

  ·   5 months ago
Independent Venue Week logo Independent Venue Week Goes Digital, 25-31 January 2021

The Digital Culture Network has seen many arts and cultural organisations move their programme to digital, and this week’s Independent Venue Week (IVW) is a great example of this. They are showcasing a week jam packed full of shows streamed from across the UK to music lovers, hosted by different independent venues, showcasing the latest in musical talent.

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Fireworks display at festival of light Digital Culture Network Newsletter – January 2021

Happy New Year from everyone at the Digital Culture Network. This might be the strangest transition into a new year most of us have experienced and we're here to support you through it. In our first newsletter of 2021 we share the story of Open Sky's digital journey with the Network, showcase the best digital survey tools for charities and invite you to book on to one of our new webinars.

  ·   5 months ago
Digital Culture Network Newsletter – December 2020

Join us as we take a look back on a turbulent year for the arts and culture sector and some organisations that have dived into digital to weather the storm. We also share a fantastic case study put together by China Plate, who were supported by our lovely Roberta.

  ·   6 months ago
Performers acting on theatre stage Digital Culture Network Newsletter – October 2020

In this month's newsletter we share a new video by Digital Content Tech Champion, Dean Shaw. Check it out if you're looking to earn revenue from live streams. Read on for Dean's pearls of wisdom and much more in October's edition.

  ·   8 months ago
Visitors outside The Hepworth Wakefield New EDX accessibility course launched

Fancy improving your knowledge around accessibility and gaining a verified certificate while you're at it? Look no further. EDX have developed a foundation level 4 week course that's well worth a look.

  ·   9 months ago
Man in tree using loudspeaker Digital Culture Network Newsletter – September 2020

We have launched a new website! Read our September newsletter to find out more on how you can use it to access valuable resources, keep up to date on sector news and book a one-to-one session with a Tech Champion.

  ·   9 months ago
Digital Culture Network Newsletter – August 2020

Want to brush up on your digital skills? Look no further! This month's new-look newsletter is full exciting online events and accessibility tips for your online content, not only from us but from the wider sector too.

  ·   10 months ago
We Are One We Are One

The Digital Culture Network was launched in the summer of 2019 to develop the digital capabilities of the arts and culture sector. One year on, we reflect on what we've achieved, what we've learned and what you've told us.

  ·   12 months ago
Nick Kime talking to event attendee Welcome to the Digital Culture Network

Technology is changing the way we live our lives at a rapid rate, and culture is no exception. Cultural organisations are using technology in a variety of ways to drive their creative thinking and business practices. But how can they keep pace with the moving beast that is ‘digital’ when it evolves on a daily basis?

  ·   12 months ago