Doncaster’s new arts venue opened in September - a response to negative comments about the town’s history of low engagement with the arts. Kully Thiarai pauses to reflect on the overwhelming welcome that the theatre has received.
Claims that arts education brings wide benefits in terms of creativity, social skills and academic performance are at best optimistic and are not well grounded in reliable evidence, according to a new report.
The Grodzki Theatre Association has created a website where artists and educators can place films, images and texts of their work with disadvantaged groups. Agnieszka Ginko-Humphries describes how it has evolved.