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13 September 2021

19 projects announced in the second phase of funding, following first round in May Projects span multiple genres and reach all the nations of the UK The Genesis Foundation has announced 19 new recipients of Genesis Kickstart Fund grants for…

21 July 2021

The £1 million Genesis Kickstart Fund was launched to support freelancers in the creative sector and specifically to help them survive and thrive in an environment transformed by Covid-19. 41 grants of mostly £10,000 have been allocated to creative freelancers…

5 July 2021

Ten emerging writers have been selected as the inaugural cohort on the Genesis Jewish Book Week Emerging Writers Programme. The writers have been paired with their established mentors. The emerging writers chosen were: Sara DoctorsSophie DumontMadeleine DunniganLinda FordPhilip GlassborowFiona MonahanEleanor…

27 May 2021

At long last visitors to Durham Cathedral will be able to experience Chris Levine’s immersive art installation, LIGHT.  The eagerly anticipated switch on takes place Saturday 29th May, more than a year after it was installed in the Cathedral’s 12th…

13 May 2021

Images: Burum, Lewis Doherty c. Pamela Raith Photography, ENB (Ivana Bueno performing Talisman) c. Laurent Liotardo, Good Chance Theatre (The Walk - Little Amal) c. Nick Wall 41 projects announced in the first phase of funding Projects span multiple genres…

4 May 2021

Harry Christophers CBE and The Sixteen in Concert Sir James MacMillan and Will Todd World Premieres Readings from Classic FM’s Alexander Armstrong Farm Street Church, London 10 June 2021 at 7 pm (11 am PT / 2 pm ET) Watch…

8 April 2021

The Genesis Foundation and Jewish Book Week (JBW) announce a new programme to champion and support emerging writers in the UK, which is open to applications with immediate effect. The Genesis Jewish Book Week Emerging Writers’ Programme will offer bursaries…

26 March 2021

The Cathedral Music Trust announces a new partnership with the Genesis Foundation to nurture the next generation of choral singers and composers.  The partnership will also ensure people from all backgrounds can have the opportunity to experience and benefit from…

11 December 2020

The Genesis Foundation, founded and chaired by John Studzinski, has organised a Christmas concert, to be made available online, to raise money to support arts freelancers for the Genesis Kickstart Fund. The pre-recorded concert is given by Harry Christophers CBE…

11 November 2020

Barbara Broccoli and Grayson Perry announced as special advisers to initiative that includes over 30 leading figures from the arts  £1 million Genesis Kickstart Fund will create future-facing projects for outstanding freelance talent  in the creative sector across the UK  The Genesis Foundation…

14 October 2020

Fund will be steered by a panel of distinguished cultural leaders. It will create future-facing projects for outstanding freelance talent in the creative sector around the UK  The Genesis Foundation, chaired by John Studzinski, announces a new £1mn Kickstart Fund to support…

5 October 2020

Isidora Žebeljan has died at the age of only 54 and I wish that I did not have to believe it. The world has lost a truly original and important composer who wrote music with a very distinctive voice: her…

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