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I’m yet to fully morph into Leslie Knope, but it’ll happen. Peddler of grim, unrelenting optimism (and policy) at Google + @whatnextculture + @weareforthearts.

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Joined Twitter 2/26/09


💪 https://t.co/pAVfCFlyFu @rosieluff Hi Rosie! We've written a letter to Rishi Sunak - will you sign and share? https://t.co/mpmw0as5P6
Retweeted by Rosie LuffA targeted £10 million fund to support Scotland’s performing arts venues has been announced by Culture Secretary… https://t.co/gGCf3AugVY
Retweeted by Rosie Luff @parapluieart That’s so kind x @PioneeringEK @OliverDowden @Creative_Fed @CreativePEC 👏👏👏💪💪💪agree! @MartinWBC Sorry for being a bit stark with my tweet: in my experience it’s important to do both. I worry we tend t… https://t.co/HArV0SC1l5 @PioneeringEK @OliverDowden Absolutely right! It’s not an either/or - but I worry that the sector tends to leave th… https://t.co/lcw33uJClJThe Treasury decides how much money the arts get. The Treasury will also decide how much ACE will get in the autumn… https://t.co/S7nwfeKHQ5
7/3
2020
Unless urgent measures are taken, this is going to prove the Dutch Elm disease of the arts. We will emerge from COV… https://t.co/cUz2Yajzkc
Retweeted by Rosie LuffI’ve been working quite hard today, and between calls @AndyKJohnston started shouting “Lobby, LOBBY, LOBBY!” at me… https://t.co/GcN9nadaOR @hazeprovince 👏 👏 👏 @BedfordVann @davidwardsays I think at this point, when the media are reporting that a deal is approaching, poss as… https://t.co/TTM1Jk6Ks9 @Will_Humphrey @pjwhewitt Haha yes he is - and he now runs a business supplying the tech to large-scale live music… https://t.co/8QLSfl8oGc @Will_Humphrey @pjwhewitt Not a Lord, almost fully retired these days, but definitely an ex MP! @davidwardsays Love it.To put it over-simply: Treasury has the money, DCMS doesn’t.Darling arts activist pals: it’s the Treausry we should be focussing on, not Oliver Dowden.
7/2
2020
@GrantTucker when I wake up post-Eurovision, with my falsies hanging halfway down my face, glitter inside my ears a… https://t.co/dPQG6q5IWp65% redundancies at Manchester’s most amazing theatre. All because they were so brilliant at making their own money… https://t.co/s6X15HFrqm
7/1
2020
@LarryAdamSmith No Zelda, no Animal Crossing, what is wrong with you. @yngvlgrn If I'm having a period of sleeping badly I have this new affectation of going for a post-10pm walk. It ha… https://t.co/2ofoGsG7xK"A woman who alleged that a man had raped her at gunpoint was told in a CPS letter that the weapon “was not a serio… https://t.co/jIDbYOVzSy
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6/30
2020
#BCA proudly announce our new collaboration with @googlearts in celebration of community activist #OliveMorris. My… https://t.co/IDFa2ZUp7j
Retweeted by Rosie Luffarts lobbyists thinking up the strategy vs what Government hears [yes I am doing a self-Jamm, I have Jammed myse… https://t.co/hxJj4iQaCVThe culture sector now needs to demonstrate what an *amazing bargain* UK Gov has on its hands: show MPs + ministers… https://t.co/VxLs71fPysThe arts are the best post-Brexit investment this country could make: creativity is an area where we’re always worl… https://t.co/F1A9rdoWMz @exitthelemming Have you read this short story by George Saunders? It’s made stuff like this feel utterly chilling… https://t.co/uekYTJhbt9
6/26
2020
Another great thread today. This one's from actor and comedian @nickmohammed on the nuance needed when looking for… https://t.co/dVujh5mAe0
Retweeted by Rosie Luff @Elijah_Lawal @_bridgetheatre @Hammedhamz @DavidMoorst Saw it twice live, will almost certainly watch it again on TV. Totally joyous 💖
6/24
2020
God how I love this appalling woman. Give @RosieisaHolt a watch, we need her more than ever now that Katie Hopkins… https://t.co/ersQrm3LK9 @Charlespitt noThis is a heart breaking thread. @OliverDowden I really hope you read this. This is the reality being faced by so m… https://t.co/2RHTE9rNFS
Retweeted by Rosie Luff @Charlespitt There’s a similar thesis in Sapiens that I tried to read out loud to you all at the Italian Castle but… https://t.co/lb2d0ndu1m @yngvlgrn Omg yes, I have been boring people to death about how much I miss *exactly* this (although turns out: say… https://t.co/PQnFKxm68y
6/23
2020
Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham's foreword from the ICO's report into the use of mobile phone data extrac… https://t.co/eEZHVQuA4V
Retweeted by Rosie LuffSpoiler: demanding unfettered access to the phone data of rape and assault victims could be illegal. https://t.co/CQClDnnEoH @ThomRawlinson That’s awesome Thom xxx
6/18
2020
@RosieisaHolt Mate, don’t know why you’ve shared this, it’s obviously a parody? Like, it’s done by a comedian, it’s… https://t.co/zKfCfh4HvUParliament at its best, working together to protect women. You simply love to see it 💪@Wecantconsentto https://t.co/32BA7Bfuu4
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6/17
2020
@yngvlgrn I am now anxious for him to have a tense homoerotic Pete-n-Carl situation with someone but I can’t think… https://t.co/XLb8bN8IlH @Wecantconsentto @LucyAitkens @charmcpherson Haaa thank you!!! 💖 I wore it on all my video-calls today and it got m… https://t.co/WfL6j0SNT9We need legislation, fast, to stop “rough sex” being used as an excuse to murder women. Follow @Wecantconsentto, an… https://t.co/njUxgzULmBFace the Music - British orchestras merit emergency public support https://t.co/IP4LdUpu0E
Retweeted by Rosie Luff @AJBThomson "Nothing in life is so exhilarating as to be shot at without result." Winston S Churchill, The Story o… https://t.co/IKC7Qsg324For more on why an image of Sir Winston Churchill was missing on the panel of “British Prime Ministers”, see this t… https://t.co/S4GetWOgjZ
6/15
2020
We’ve now resolved the issue that was preventing the picture of Sir Winston Churchill from being updated to appear… https://t.co/ng5ixfUI1N
Retweeted by Rosie LuffI’ve had a few friends asking me this morning about Churchill and Google. More info below - it’s a decent-sized thr… https://t.co/TTscgBvyld @mylesabailey @Google Hello my lovely pal - do check out this tweet here: https://t.co/ZLueO9q5bRWe’re aware an image for Sir Winston Churchill is missing from his Knowledge Graph entry on Google. We apologise fo… https://t.co/9K0OcJyS01
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6/14
2020
@CPJElmore @GoogleUK @TheParentsZone @socialmediaAPPG Thank you so much for being part of it, and for giving us suc… https://t.co/dliwHJI3LPAt the start of lockdown ⁦@AndyKJohnston⁩ did an uplifting little classic hip-hop mix as a present for one of his m… https://t.co/3jhgAe4aw8
6/12
2020
@yngvlgrn correct @yngvlgrn **narrows eyes** you remind me, I still have unfinished business post-podcast-gate @yngvlgrn From the bottom of my heart thank you, you are giving me something to look forward to in lockdown. I sens… https://t.co/ObTNK257N2 @yngvlgrn I feel anger in my bloods already and very ready for this story. @yngvlgrn So maybe he’s not a nemesis but, by God, I have faith you will give him his comeuppance. @yngvlgrn I was telling some friends this week about the time I defeated my nemesis and they said I couldn’t have d… https://t.co/qsMp8uJJZlDo you like YouTube AND inclusive, intelligent feminism? I sure do. Well guess what, @WOWisGlobal has a lovely new… https://t.co/vWFsMad8p7 @PeteAustin_ 👏 👏 👏I adore both Southbank Centre and Gillian and applaude every word of this. https://t.co/gbQK8ASlI9
6/11
2020
Must-read from @DrDaveOBrien on how coronavirus may exacerbate existing inequalities in the creative sector "We ar… https://t.co/QxTPxx3xv1
Retweeted by Rosie Luff“70% of theatres, and production companies, both, will run out of cash, go out of business, by the end of this year… https://t.co/TSHXK2z04y
Retweeted by Rosie LuffIf Govt gives the arts sector, which is filled with small and micro-businesses, permission to partially re-open the… https://t.co/Twrfam890FPlease join me in supporting the @wecantconsentto campaign to stop men literally getting away with murder by the us… https://t.co/0gg2FDy9Cg
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6/10
2020
Here's a handy page with more info about what to expect at our Open Space event - "Somewhere over the Rainbow....Wh… https://t.co/tBPJHXq70A
Retweeted by Rosie Luff @weareforthearts @voluntaryarts THANK YOU SO MUCH DAVID BROWNLEE 💜💜💜 @weareforthearts @Michael_Cog @cog_design Absolute heroes, that Cog lot
6/9
2020
'I won't see our world-leading arts and culture destroyed.' Culture Secretary @OliverDowden on his plan to save the… https://t.co/sfTgAp53Ui
Retweeted by Rosie LuffA decade’s worth of data is coming out of the @weareforthearts Arts Index, which we published today. It’s been 10 y… https://t.co/j7iWOeHXTDSober reading: National Campaign for the Arts @weareforthearts Index published. Read it here (& watch intro from ch… https://t.co/9SxaRI3GY1
Retweeted by Rosie LuffIf anyone reading this is still in any doubt about the disparities and prejudices that persist in our society, foll… https://t.co/qUJqZPpzeI
Retweeted by Rosie LuffOur Chair, Samuel West (@exitthelemming), has raised grave concerns about the potentially devastating long-term imp… https://t.co/WceP0uAqdc
Retweeted by Rosie LuffWe'll be tweeting all the key headlines from our latest Arts Index throughout the day. Thanks to our #artsindex pa… https://t.co/T7yfYA5Tmb
Retweeted by Rosie LuffWe've published the new Arts Index today! Our latest data shows the arts sector’s entrepreneurial response to 10 ye… https://t.co/rfUzZn3ZY0
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6/8
2020
Lobbying is about helping people make good policy decisions, even (especially?) when you don’t agree with their pol… https://t.co/XkdGsRHB7r
6/6
2020
We'll be launching our latest Arts Index after the weekend in partnership with @Creative_Fed @KingsCollegeLon and… https://t.co/nGmOpops4E
Retweeted by Rosie LuffThis made our hearts sing tonight too: MOTORING towards 50,000 signatures on this petition with @GraziaUK and… https://t.co/b6q7H3UyTV
Retweeted by Rosie Luff @WalkerMarcus Having seen how much you're capable of Tweeting whilst still reading and loving e.g. the 600+ pages D… https://t.co/fX7RvIe6xlHelpful thread on how to contact your MP 👇 Two things I’d add based on god knows how many convos with MPs in recent… https://t.co/20QtIjDMeb
Retweeted by Rosie Luff @guy_levin This is devastating.
6/5
2020
Pls RT to reach as many disabled artists and creatives as possible. So important, and even more so at this time https://t.co/nYtn87bCwl
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6/4
2020
📢ANNOUNCEMENT 📢: we'll be launching our latest #ArtsIndex next week. A decade's worth of valuable data on arts fund… https://t.co/y9S78teVWd
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6/1
2020
@cassiechaddrton @AmandaHuxtable @Prema_Mehta @storiesforspace LOVE ITYou too @KarimPalant @KateAndrs @jimmym - genuinely interested in how you all think this sentence ends xThis totally deserves to be A Thing. Crowd-sourced first-draft history. Ooh let’s start with... @silvesterldnhttps://t.co/c8KNj1zd8LComplete the opening sentence of this chapter in “A History of the World”: “In 2020, while governments were wholly… https://t.co/3JjbOOfXwn
Retweeted by Rosie Luff @WalkerMarcus @Charlespitt @DJSkelton @jhallwood @s8mb @pollymackenzie @Ommasalma Whilst I hope for mine, this one seems more likely @Charlespitt @WalkerMarcus @DJSkelton @jhallwood @s8mb @pollymackenzie @Ommasalma I bloody hope it’s “a wave of pea… https://t.co/XlHGE831V3 @rcolvile @thesundaytimes @CPSThinkTank Oh this is ace!! Well done!!Please do this and then consider buying Elijah’s book, too. https://t.co/Dm3MBJU9Oo https://t.co/20N3uH6Hdh
5/31
2020
Killer Mike verbalising the mood of many Americans - acknowledging the urgency of anger while appealing to protesto… https://t.co/HhfnR1isM1
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5/30
2020
@Fiona_Allan @cassiechaddrton @graham_vicky @altheaefunshile @MerylHalls @magspatten1 @Prema_Mehta @TeresaCreminhttps://t.co/HPfyNON67n @_andyburrows @YorkshireTea Andy, are you aware that my bf is called Andy and that he is from Harrogate. I am clear… https://t.co/4nAfvVqHSJ“SO YOU DON’T LIKE RACISM, BUT YOU’RE IN THE UK AND FEEL POWERLESS TO DO ANYTHING?” I have had several conversatio… https://t.co/hKZKAEUmk0
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5/29
2020
A special backstage cast and crew call from THE ACTUAL SPEAKER. Thank you @LindsayHoyle_MP Please take your seats. https://t.co/xJZXw1CEkY
Retweeted by Rosie LuffFile this under Essential Reading for Anyone in Policy. https://t.co/bfoxuSXgwBThis needs saying and re-saying. Art will survive. Artists are likely to need some support. Buildings are not the a… https://t.co/3HieB3NlLc
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5/28
2020
Good article in Guardian re comedians not being able to earn during lockdown. Fingers firmly crossed we can enjoy… https://t.co/G7WLo3VIIk
Retweeted by Rosie Luff @yngvlgrn Totally! Worst thing about being ill is that you stop being able to make good decisions. But if my boss c… https://t.co/HfBMlo9ggW
5/26
2020
And the @southbankcentre is the largest arts centre in Europe. The impact will be 100-fold on smaller organisations… https://t.co/5HHESqUI2W
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5/25
2020

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