Arts sector is “scaremongering” says Minister

Ed Vaizey
14 Mar 2013

Vaizey's rejects any notion of 'the arts in crisis' but local authority survey findings tell a different story.

A most deserving audience

Photo of young children at a theatre performance
07 Mar 2013

The North East Children’s Theatre Consortium ensures that fantastic theatre for children and young people remains centre-stage. Miranda Thain explains its origins and role.

Life after funding

Photo of a script development session at Charter School in Dulwich
06 Feb 2013

When Box Clever learned that it would be losing its small but significant funding from Arts Council England, Michael Wicherek feared that this might be the end of the road for the company.

Pickles advises councils to lease unused art

Eric Pickles
15 Jan 2013

The Secretary of State has called for local councils' gallery archives to go on loan to make money.

Let’s get commercial

16 Oct 2012

Sean Egan believes that the new Localism Act gives local authorities the opportunity to enter into a more commercial relationship with arts organisations.

Swings and roundabouts

11 Jun 2012

Rick Bond weighs up the implications of transferring to a trust

Paying the police

16 Jan 2012

Policing of events used to be provided at no cost to the event organiser, but this is no longer the case. Andy Grove explores the implications and explains what is being done to address them

A fine balancing act

21 Nov 2011

Outdoor arts have risen in profile over the past ten years. Bill Gee examines the position of the sector in relation to the current economic climate and the countdown to 2012

When the going gets tough…

25 Jul 2011

Ralph Lister on what’s next for Somerset’s arts

Local authority budgets crash

09 Jun 2011

Arts services departments are being restructured in an attempt to mitigate the impact of the cuts

Henley Review sparks shake-up of music education

07 Feb 2011

New structures will emerge for music education and funding, but curriculum issues remain

Seismic shifts

03 Feb 2011

Sean Egan on the changing landscape for local authorities and the arts


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