Julie Bécaud, now a researcher at the Scottish Maritime Museum, explains her first steps into the arts in the UK.
The DCMS has published an ‘action plan’ to help cultural organisations make the best use of new technology.
Mandy Precious considers herself lucky to have discovered the arts, but are the next generation getting the same chances she did?
A unified view of audience behaviour has increased sales and donations for Exeter Phoenix. Alice Young explains how.
A new model of digital distribution is giving rural communities the chance to see filmed performances of dance, opera and theatre at affordable prices. Denzil Monk explains how.
Museums and galleries are urged to regularly extend opening hours and put on after-hours events, which are estimated to be worth an annual £9.6m in ticket sales.
Is it possible that our impression of rural touring is outdated and even cynical? Anne Torreggiani and Jonathan Goodacre reveal how wide-ranging it is and who the audiences are.
A research project that toured an Indian play around Lincolnshire has uncovered challenges around staging and touring diverse arts in rural areas.
Enthusiasm for theatre and live music has grown over the past year and more adults than ever consider going to a live performance to be a ‘great night’, a new survey by Town Hall Symphony Hall has found.
What’s the recipe for maximising engagement and income? Jenny Scudamore explores ‘segmentation made simple’.
In the lead-up to the opening of new venues in Hong Kong’s West Kowloon Cultural District, Anna CY Chan is embracing technology to broaden dance audiences and develop future talent.
How did Sadler’s Wells manage to increase its membership and ticket sales while cutting discounts and other incentives? Sebastian Cheswright Cater shares the secrets of their success.
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.
Messages to arts audiences tend to focus on getting people to attend, but do little to trigger the strong feelings that will create long-term loyalty. Ron Evans explains why – and how – this should change.
Writing an audience development plan isn’t just a tick-box exercise – it’s a valuable process, says Anne Torreggiani.
For Joe Mackintosh the first three years of the Creative People and Places investment programme has passed in the blink of an eye against an agenda that is generational in scale.
Oldham Coliseum’s new extension will provide access for everyone to future-proof itself in a borough that is home to many people with disabilities, writes Kevin Shaw.
When Bradford Theatres recognised that its online booking system was a bit creaky, it chose a phased approach that satisfied customer expectations and resulted in a higher average spend, says Libby Penn.
To achieve true customer relationship management all marketing activities should be turned upside down, focusing much more on the customer than the product, says David Reece.
Freedom Studios recently filmed and broadcast a performance live from multiple mobile phones. Imran Ali explains how.