Further resources

Art & Artists:

  • Arts Council England (ACE). National arts funding body. Arts Jobs is a way to advertise artist opportunities. Arts News can support marketing events and activities.
  • Art UK. Art UK is the online home for every public art collection in the UK.
  • Artists Information Company. Provides a wide range of practical advice and guidance on all aspects of visual arts practice, including artists’ fees. Some sections require a subscription. Advertises artists opportunities. Artists Newsletter.
  • Artists’ Union England. Supports freelance artists based in England.
  • Axis. A national independent charity who provide a platform to support and profile artists. Has a register of artists and advertises opportunities.
  • Arts and Place Network. Formed to address and promote the role of the arts and artists in placemaking.
  • Yorkshire & Humber Visual Art Network (YVAN). A support network for the visual arts sector in Yorkshire & Humber.
  • East Leeds Project. A creative conversation around community, identity, sustainability, participation.
  • Arts & Heritage. Forges collaborations between contemporary artists and heritage organisations to create new perspectives for diverse audiences. 
  • Centre for Cultural Value. Offers useful evaluation principles amongst other resources.


Equity, Diversity and Inclusion:

  • Outside In, a national charity that aims to provide a platform for artists who face significant barriers to the art world due to health, disability, social circumstance or isolation. 
  • We Are Unlimited will commission extraordinary work from disabled artists until the whole of the cultural sector does. This work will change and challenge the world. 
  • The Art House places equality of access and higher diversity in contemporary visual arts practice at the core of all its programmes. 
  • Arts Emergency helps young people get a fair start in the arts and humanities.
  • Dulux Dementia Colour & Design Guide useful reference for designing with dementia in mind.



  • Sustainable Arts in Leeds (SAIL). Working together to create a zero carbon/zero waste future for the cultural and creative industries of Leeds.
  • Ellen Macarthur Foundation. Charity dedicated to promoting global transition to the circular economy. 
  • Sustrans. Charity making it easier for people to walk and cycle. (Route 65 goes through Selby district).
  • Canal and River Trust. Living waterways that transform places and enrich lives. 


Barnsley Contacts:

  • Barnsley CVS. Barnsley Community and Voluntary Services aim to create, support and develop a sustainable and vibrant third sector, supporting volunteers, local charities, voluntary and community groups and social enterprise organisations across the Barnsley borough.
  • BMBC Public Art web page. Central point for information about public art in Barnsley. 
  • Local Area Councils. There are six area councils in Barnsley, each made up of the locally elected councillors who support your ward alliances.
  • FUSION. Barnsley’s partnership of arts, culture & education, bringing the best of local arts & culture to ALL children and young people in the borough.