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Introducing safe spaces for people with sensory issues is key to creating accessible cultural venues, according to a new report.
A new diversity programme will shift power and resources to where they can be most effective. Dawn Walton explains the thinking behind Eclipse Theatre’s new artist development initiative.
Trans Creative aims to become a hub for the transgender community in the North of England, providing creative and employment opportunities.
The new Artistic Director has announced a series of inclusive measures, including free tickets for drama and performing arts students in the city.
Can you teach astrophysics through dance? Academics and dancers in Manchester have been giving it a go. And tackling gender inequalities to boot, says Deb Ashby.
In the first in a series of articles based on independent research and interviews with key figures about diversity in the arts, Christy Romer asks: how can we be getting it so wrong when everything seems so right?
He’s been called Nigerian, Black British and oyinbo, but Inua Ellams just feels normal. He calls for the destruction of ‘othering’ classifications.
Paying artists fairly is listed in Creative Scotland’s new Arts Strategy among a range of measures to raise the profile of artists and the arts in Scotland.
A new Strategic Equality Action Plan has been drawn up after researchers found that some aspects of the arts in Wales are becoming less diverse.
Astounded by the sexist remarks she received while touring a theatre production with an all-female crew, Sarah Brown tries to make sense of it.
Arts Council England has issued a callout for research conducted around diversity in arts participation, audiences, employment practices and funding.
Twenty-five years after writing an article about his concern for ‘the future of black arts’, David Bryan considers whether progress has been made and looks to the future.
Too many cultural conferences borrow their model from the corporate sector, but there is another way, says Adrian Lochhead.
After seeing countless talented women have their ambitions thwarted, Amanda Brennan asks what can be done to achieve gender equality in film and TV.
After being met by a sea of white faces at a recent industry event, Rebbecca Hemmings says it’s time for Birmingham’s arts sector to face up to its diversity crisis.
The words ‘great’ and ‘art’ should be taken out of Arts Council England’s strategic framework, a Select Committee has been told.
70 years after public money was first put towards increasing the accessibility of the arts, Steven Hadley asks if it’s a never-ending task.
We accept income as a strong predictor of cultural taste. But why should this be, asks sociologist Aaron Reeves. And does taste matter as much as actual participation?
Angered about how few young people with learning disabilities are involved in the arts, Richard Hayhow urges the sector to open its eyes to the talent and creativity out there.
The causes of under-representation of disabled people in the arts and cultural sector workforce will be examined by a research project hoping to achieve greater access to opportunities.