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In conversation with Darren Henley, Chief Executive of Arts Council England

Darren Henley, Chief Executive of Arts Council England

Date/Time: Tuesday 19 October 2021, 5.30pm

Venue: This is an online event

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Hosted by Professor Jane Robinson

Dr Darren Henley OBE joined the Arts Council in 2015, after leading at Classic FM for 15 years. His boardroom experience spans the arts, media, education, charity and government. The author of two independent government reviews into music and cultural education, Dr Henley received the British Academy President’s Medal for his contributions to music education, music research and the arts.

Darren Henley’s latest book The Arts Dividend Revisited Why Investment in Culture Pays is available to buy now from our university bookseller Blackwell's:

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A selection of pre-submitted questions from the audience will be put to Darren Henley during this event. Please send your name and question to by Tuesday 12 October for a chance to be included.

This event will be hosted on YouTube, registration is not required.