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Kirklees in West Yorkshire has a vision for local development rooted firmly in its historic links to the textile and music industries, says Kath Davies.
Almost half the shows in a touring film and theatre festival have been cancelled at short notice following lacklustre ticket sales and failures to secure public funding.
Tom Velvick looks back on how a career that began in advertising has now led to him overseeing the "all things to all people" arts label Dead Man.
By opening up more realistic discussions around motherhood, Motherworks seeks to support those suffering unnecessarily. Ruth Dudman explains.
Katy Sadler explains how a festival in one of Birmingham’s busiest thoroughfares enables craft and design graduates to test their ideas in a supportive environment.
The number of partnerships connected to the Without Walls consortium, one of Arts Council England’s new core-funded organisations, will expand to involve 36 members.
Are we losing the art of conversation? Tom Pow explains how a project in Scotland is using the arts to stimulate communication.
Circus was created to fill a gap left by ‘serious’ theatre. Now a new generation of performers is rejecting bureaucratisation to rediscover the artform's anarchic roots, writes John Ellingsworth.
London Mayor Sadiq Khan said the borough’s diversity was ‘an asset to be unlocked’.
Arts venues programming an act that could attract the attention of trans activists should be aware of the issues involved and the potential for conflict, advises Jonathan Best.
If cultural districts are to operate sustainably they need to make sure the voices of all stakeholders are heard, says Beatrice Pembroke.
A British Council Wales report says that “small adjustments to the current system will not yield the necessary major changes”.
The House of Lords EU Committee says that multi-country, multi-entry visas allowing cultural workers to make short term visits between the UK and the EU would support touring when freedom of movement ends after Brexit.
New funding aims to bring disabled artists into the mainstream of European dance and theatre, and build a network committed to presenting their work.
91 companies and organisations in the UK were supported by Creative Europe last year, receiving 10% of the scheme’s total funds.
In an evidence session examining the success of Hull 2017, the DCMS Committee has heard differing views on how the City of Culture scheme should evolve.
Two new reports say that the festivals also generate international recognition for Scotland’s arts scene and provide new opportunities for Scottish creatives.
Alison Fordham explains how IF: Milton Keynes International Festival’s programme of outdoor events is a key audience development and placemaking tool for the town.
A research project examining Leicester’s 24 arts festivals uncovered interesting insights into audience behaviour and preferences. Richard Fletcher discusses the findings.
Keen to maintain a connection between Wales and Germany after Brexit, British Council Wales organised a week-long performing arts festival in Dresden. Rebecca Gould tells the story.