Feature
The Boosting Resilience programme is helping the sector develop new approaches to resilience based on creative assets and intellectual property. Sara Jones and Evelyn Wilson introduce the programme.
Feature
As the Prosper programme comes to a close, Sarah Thirtle is convinced the sector would benefit from more business support.
Case study
Realising how many of its visitors had a family member with a disability was the catalyst for Z-arts to launch its inclusive family fun days. Ramsey Janini tells the story.
Arts People
Roxana Silbert charts her career from drama school to Artistic Director of Birmingham Rep.
News
MFest, which will kick off this Friday at the British Library and features a weekend of poetry, comedy and historical events, is billed as a chance to explore the diverse artistic identities of...
Attempts to replace professional judgement with numerical indicators, rewards and penalties are intensely negative and ultimately repel those who think outside the tick-box, argues Professor Jerry Z Muller.
News
The announcement that the city will bid for the 2025 title comes months after the completion of the Studio 144 arts centre. Other investments in the city will be made over the next five or six years.
News
Organisers of Beverley Folk Festival, which had scheduled over 80 acts and was due to be held in the middle of June, said the event has been cancelled because they lost their primary source of...
Feature
Are problems of ethics in danger of making the arts unfundable? Michelle Wright addresses some uncomfortable questions.
Arts People
Composer Douglas Knehans explains how his career and artistic sensibilities have been shaped by love, Mahler and his family.
News
Should the party win the next election, it will put in place reform which would limit high-end tax relief to film companies with an inclusive mix of cast and crew.
News
Dublin’s Project Arts Centre has been ordered to paint over a mural calling for the repeal of the 8th amendment to the Irish Constitution, which creates protection for a foetal right to life....
Danielle Rose, reflecting on a recent report showing working-class people are ‘significantly excluded’ from arts careers, charts her own path to success and suggests how the sector needs to change.
Composer Howard Goodall explains why Brexit would be disastrous for his line of work, focusing on travel, copyright, royalties, and a post-referendum ‘hostile environment’.
News
The Critics of Colour Collective, created by playwright Sabrina Mahfouz, producer Georgia Dodsworth and journalist Bridget Minamore, aims to open up the pool of people writing about theatre and...
News
Leith Theatre will receive £1m from the city council as part of a £7m makeover, which will include new lighting and backstage facilities. It will re-open for regular events “within...
Ian Youngs feeds back on the development of Prescott’s new Shakespearean theatre, which aims to become the third point in the ‘Bard triangle’.
News
As a new report reveals that women make up just 34% of art gallery directors, the Fawcett Society calls for quotas to get women into key positions, and for all jobs to be offered on a flexible basis.
Can Coventry outdo Hull and Londonderry’s achievements in their respective years as UK City of Culture – and what sort of lasting change is achievable? Mark Bosworth weighs in.
Opinion
Chris Garrard believes that no one should be neutral in the debate on ethical sponsorship.
News
Currently Global Director for Cultural Skills at the British Council, Simon Dancey will take up the new role in July.
News
A new policy paper calls for continued freedom of movement, and claims music helps promote the values that unite Europeans, such as equality.
News
The theatre, which went into administration in 2016 after Wellingborough Council terminated the previous contractor’s right to operate it, will be managed by Parkwood Creative from January 2019.
News
Southampton’s Studio 144, which opened in February this year, 18 years after the project started, cost Southampton City Council £30m despite an initial projected cost of £16.5m.
News
Previously only available for music acts in England, the Momentum Music Fund – which provides grants of between £5k and £15k – will now be available in Scotland, following a...

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