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24 May 2016 Opinion

After being met by a sea of white faces at a recent industry event, Rebbecca Hemmings says it’s time for Birmingham’s arts sector to face up to its diversity crisis. 

We have a huge problem in Birmingham and it is getting bigger. Are Birmingham’s arts organisations fit for purpose? The short answer is no. Well not entirely, and not when it comes to delivering high-quality arts for and with all.

That may hurt some of you to read, so I must warn you: if you are scared of being asked difficult questions and hearing some really honest opinions, then you might not to want to continue reading this.

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