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Arts Council England has committed £5.3m to a scheme aimed at developing greater resilience among organisations contributing to wider diversity in the arts.
A new commissioning round focuses on access and diversity in a bid to address issues raised in the White Paper and Warwick Commission report.
Two years after hosting its first dementia friendly performance, West Yorkshire Playhouse has released a best-practice guide to putting on similar shows.
Bon Culture has apologised after physical access issues and high ticket costs prompted anger at its conference last week.
Following shocking access at the Theatre 2016 conference, Andrew Miller asks: is this why so few disabled people work in theatre?
MPs have heard from an academic in favour of introducing national museum entrance fees, but been warned by Sir Neil MacGregor to “meddle with great caution”.
Arts Council England is scrabbling to restore access to its archive but is planning to reinstate only “relevant” selected content on its new website.
How many theatres offer audio description services to blind and partially sighted people? Matthew Cock carried out some research and is disappointed with his findings.
Following the success of relaxed theatrical performances, Chris Proctor explains how Birmingham’s Town Hall & Symphony Hall has gone about staging relaxed concerts.
Make full use of the senses – even those you don't have: Deafinitely Theatre’s Paula Garfield explains how to create theatre for deaf and hearing audiences.
Grantium, Arts Council England's £930k online portal for submitting Grants for the Arts applications online, has been branded ‘intimidating, off-putting and inaccessible’ by Twitter users.
A continuing lack of detailed online access information is stopping deaf and disabled music fans from buying tickets.
Virtual violins and computer-based guitars need more than just the right sounds if they’re to work for deaf musicians. Richard Burn describes his research into accessible virtual instruments.
Targeted mentoring, leadership courses and masterclass events are to be provided to artists from diverse backgrounds in the city.
Physical access and social isolation emerge as key factors linked to a decline in arts engagement among older people.
Being disability-friendly isn’t just about physical accessibility. Alistair McDonald explains how Chase Park festival ensures it is inclusive and welcoming of everyone.
Recognising that it “must do more” to encourage diversity in the arts, Arts Council England has announced four new diversity programmes and published workforce data for its largest NPOs.
When Torbay’s annual Agatha Christie Week was expanded into a major literature festival things took an unexpected turn. Anna Farthing investigates.
A new guide, published by the Alzheimer’s Society, provides practical advice to arts organisations seeking to make their buildings and artistic offering more suited to those with dementia.
Linda Jasper reveals how U.Dance festival got more young disabled performers involved than ever before.