Spooky spiders and flower drumming: Zi Lan Liao takes us through a week of half-term activities with the Pagoda Chinese Youth Orchestra in Liverpool.
Amy Zamarripa Solis’s first attempt at crowdfunding was not a success. She explains what went wrong and reveals how – after raising less than 50% of her target – she still managed to stage a successful fringe theatre production.
From Manchester to Brazil and back again, Holly Prest, Artistic Director of carnival arts organisation Global Grooves, names those who have shaped and inspired her career.
Paul Young receives guidance on partnerships and funding, in response to his question about opening a children’s TV museum as a social enterprise.
Willow weaving and tintype photography workshops: Kalila Storey takes us through her week working on creative projects with communities in South Derbyshire for People Express.
Communicating ideas clearly and maintaining artistic integrity can be difficult in any collaboration – let alone one that straddles language barriers. Ellen McDougall explains how the Gate Theatre overcame these challenges for its latest co-production.
Volunteering in the arts should be an enriching experience, says Cathryn Peach. She shares five tips for designing programmes that motivate, empower and inspire volunteers.
After almost a decade guiding others at the Clore Leadership Programme, Sue Hoyle reflects on those that have influenced her career.
When project funding slowed after the financial crash, Jaybird Live Literature was unable to put on the technically complex poetry shows it was known for. Julia Bird explains how it adapted its work to stay in business.
Stella Kanu of Ovalhouse reflects on the institutions, lofty ideals and ninja-like women who have shaped and guided her career.
It’s inevitable that you will get some bad reviews and customer complaints on social media, but how should you respond? David Burns offers his advice.
If Lucia Masundire were 22 again and looking to further her career, she’d become a trustee and consider running off to join the circus.
As he opens the fifth British Ceramics Biennial, Barney Hare Duke tells us about his career, which started in the pottery studio.
Birmingham Royal Ballet’s David Bintley remembers Frederick Ashton and others who have shaped and guided his career.
Two young creatives are now running their own businesses thanks to a Creative Enterprise award. Nicole Lovett introduces them.
Too many arts and cultural workers are wasting time wading through Google Analytics data. Sara Lock shares some tips on how to be more focused.
Be the person you want to be but also the person you should be: advice from Garry McQuinn to people starting their careers.
House of Illustration puts on ten exhibitions and turns over £1m every year - all without public funding. Colin McKenzie explains how.
Félicie Kertudo tells how she visited the South London Gallery to find out more about how it involves the local community in a range of inclusive projects.