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Hull, the UK’s City of Culture for 2017, has almost doubled its funding target of £18m, with £32m secured a week before the year-long programme is announced.
Jan Lennox is director of Watermans, the West London arts centre based in Brentford. Watermans sees over 230,000 visits annually to its programme of independent cinema, children’s and asian theatre, exhibitions, courses and festivals. Watermans also leads several other major projects: bell square, a three year-old outdoor arts venue in hounslow, staging free fortnightly events; the Circulate consortium, a network of london venues promoting outdoor arts in underserved boroughs and Creative people & places hounslow, part of ACE’s major investment in building new arts audiences
Kate Pakenham explains how the Donmar Warehouse’s free ticket scheme can ensure more young people access shakespeare’s finest works