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The new Executive Director of the National Orchestra for All, Kate Wareham, names those who inspire her work.
In true Bertrand Russell style, Chrissie Tiller suggests that we turn the burden of proof on its head – and prove that the arts and culture are of no value to anyone.
Linden Rowley explores who the commissioners of public services are, where to find them and how arts and cultural organisations can best talk to them.
A £300k pilot programme aims to encourage artists and companies to create theatrical experiences for families and young people for the first time.
Almost £1m is being directed towards partnership initiatives that will generate new sources of funding linked to improved cultural education outcomes for young people.
Joint Executive Producer of Scottish Dance Theatre, Alice McGrath, looks back at her career to date.
Through Tate's Circuit programme, galleries across the country are illuminating the voices of young people and delivering significant cognitive, social and emotional benefits, says Mark Miller.
Creating a network of ambassadors to promote culture and creativity in schools in the north east of England has been a bigger and more complex job than Ednie Wilson first anticipated.
Theatre in education has seen many changes since it was first conceived in Coventry fifty years ago. Justine Themen tracks its history from the original aim to develop drama appreciation in schools.
Carien Meijer, Chief Executive of Drake Music, pays tribute to those who inspire her.
REP’s Children, a project offering free theatre tickets for babies and their families for ten years, was so successful first time round that it had to be repeated, says Steve Ball.
Matt Baker explains how young people in the Chester area are being encouraged to get involved with theatre, dance and music, through a programme working closely with schools.
A new strand to Theatre Royal Winchester’s learning and participation work sees young people developing their skills as theatre critics, says Carl Woodward.
The Scottish Government’s youth arts strategy aims to increase engagement in the arts as well as tackle inequality. Fiona Hyslop outlines how it has evolved.
Recent research looked into the value young people in a deprived area of London place on education and participation in the arts. Catherine McNamara discusses the findings.
Orchestras Live invited a group of 16-22 year olds to produce a concert with the City of London Sinfonia. Jan Ford was impressed by their creativity, imagination and enthusiasm.
Youth Dance England’s Ambassador programme offers young people the chance to satisfy their passion for dance as well as develop valuable career skills, says Claire Somerville.
Toby Ealden tells how he has thrown out the theatrical rulebook to physically immerse audiences in a teenage house party.
A new team of investors is offering unsecured loan finance to arts organisations who can demonstrate social, artistic and financial returns.
Nick Capaldi explains the new partnership between the Welsh Government and the Arts Council of Wales which puts arts and creativity at the heart of the school curriculum.