Issue 245: Arts for free , Issue 245: Working with the BBC

  • Arts for free, Working with the BBC

    21 Nov 2011

    Robin Simpson explains how research findings are helping to develop a true understanding of the impact of grassroots, amateur arts activities

    Every Wednesday evening, when I get home from a meeting in London, a visit to one of our offices in Newcastle, Edinburgh, Cardiff or Derry or a conference in Cork, the last thing I feel like doing is getting straight back in the car to drive up the motorway to Northampton for a rehearsal of the amateur orchestra I play with. But every week I persuade myself that I can’t let my colleagues down so I make my way to the Music School and take my place amid the other French horn players at... more

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