Cultural Learning Alliance

If we fail to offer our young people the opportunity to
participate in the arts and culture, then we fail to support them in becoming the leading thinkers, innovators, creative business and community leaders of the future

Lord Puttnam, Chair of the Cultural Learning Alliance
ImagineNation: The Case for Cultural Learning

About Us

Who we are

The Cultural Learning Alliance is a collective of over 9,000 passionate and engaged individuals and organisations working right across the arts, cultural, creative, education, youth and learning sectors.

You can browse the full list of our members here.

The Cultural Learning Alliance is chaired by Lord Puttnam and is run by Lizzie Crump and Sam Cairns.

A Steering Group meets quarterly to oversee the work and direction of the Alliance, and an Advisory Panel offers expertise and strategic support to all aspects of the CLA activities.

The CLA Steering Group:

Alice King-Farlow, National Theatre
Anna Cutler
, Tate Modern
Helen Chambers, National Children’s Bureau
Jacqui O’Hanlon, Royal Shakespeare Company
Joe Hallgarten, RSA
Katherine Zeserson, The Sage Gateshead
Kevin Jones, St John’s College School
Laura Gander-Howe / Anne Appelbaum, Arts Council England
Linda Jasper, Youth Dance England
Margaret Peacock, Chestnut Grove Academy / Heads for the Arts
Matt Griffiths, Youth Music 
Nick Winterbotham, Group for Education in Museums  
Patricia Lankester, Clore Duffield Foundation
Paul Reeve, Film Nation UK
Pauline Tambling / David Parker, National Skills Academy, Creative & Cultural
Kenneth Tharp, The Place
Phil Ward, Heston Community School / Heads for the Arts
Regis Cochefert, Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Ros Asher, Education Advisor
Ruth Churchill Dower, EarlyArts
Sally Bacon, Clore Duffield Foundation
Sandra Stancliffe, English Heritage
Steve Moffitt, A New Direction
Sue Horner, Chair, RSA Academies Board

You can see the members of our Advisory Panel here.

Leicester Shire Find Your Talent. Photo: Alan Fletcher
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