Theatre on the ground

Photo of Kirkcaldy Operatic Society
12 Nov 2012

What are the issues facing community theatre today? The National Operatic and Dramatic Association can name quite a few of them...

Bienvenue la danse!

Photo of Batsheva Ensemble dancing
12 Nov 2012

Why do we see the world’s finest contemporary dance companies in our theatres across the UK? Because Dance Consortium has made it possible and viable, says Heather Knight.

The value of creativity

Alex Elliot in The Best in the World
15 Oct 2012

How do we put a proper measurable value on creativity and how do we realise that value for the people who have the original ideas? Charlotte Jones seeks some answers.

New audiences for contemporary work

15 Oct 2012

David Edmunds describes how funding will allow Dep Arts to develop new approaches to increase access to contemporary dance and theatre while programming original and inspiring shows.

Caroline Routh

Caroline Routh
12 Oct 2012

Caroline Routh charts her career path through the arts

EXCLUSIVE - Olympian struggle for fair play

31 Aug 2012

A part-time theatrical costume-maker battles for justice for artist victims of alleged “match fixing” in connection with a Cultural Olympiad grant

National icon, international reach

Picture of the Royal Albert Hall
24 Aug 2012

Schools around the world have been invited to tune into a live science lesson taking place at the Royal Albert Hall. Lucy Noble tells the story.

Challenge and Change

Two school childeren interact with an art piece
24 Aug 2012

How can education in galleries thrive in the face of challenging times for culture and education more generally? Jane Sillis is encouraged by the opportunities across the UK.

A sporting relationship

23 Jul 2012

The relationship between the arts and sport has deep roots and will outlive the temporary spotlight cast on it by the Cultural Olympiad. Doug Sandle explains why

Defining values

02 Jul 2012

Julia Rowntree, with Russell Willis Taylor and Anna Ledgard, reveal how a focus on practical and effective ways to create real value can sit at the heart of successful fundraising

In harmony

30 Apr 2012

The Royal Northern College of Music and Opera North have a long history of working together. Liz Rowley explains how the formalisation of this relationship has led to exciting new opportunities

Watch the grass grow

30 Apr 2012

Kenn Taylor argues public institutions could learn a thing or two from artist-led models

Bridging the gap

19 Mar 2012

Mark Powell finds it exhilarating to see the generations working side by side at Salisbury Playhouse

AgeQuake / ArtsQuake

19 Mar 2012

Our average age is increasing. Sherry de Wynter calls the arts and cultural sector into action and reveals the intergenerational projects already bettering lives in Manchester


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