AI PROFILE Gareth Machin, artistic director, Wiltshire Creative
Salisbury’s Novichok horror might, perversely, have been a mixed blessing for the city – and for the Arts Council.
Louisa Davies has been appointed to the new post of head of creative programme for the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, the independent charity that cares for the world’s greatest Shakespeare heritage in his hometown of Stratford-upon-Avon.
A unique gallery that discusses burning issues of science and public health through contemporary art opens soon in London. Simon Tait reports
Paris, 1988, by Brian Harris
Alan Sparrow introduces this month’s image
Our columnist returns with news from Circus250. Dea Birkett will make regular appearances here with views and news from her cultured world
West Sussex Record Office and Outside In have been awarded a grant from the Wellcome Trust of £46,023 to preserve an archive which offers a rare insight into the use of art therapy as a mental health treatment between 1951 and 1971. Laura Miles talked to the artist Rachel Johnson, co-ordinator of the project which will see artists with mental health histories help to make the archive accessible
Amy Dolan will be only the second tour co-ordinator for Dance Consortium since it was set up 18 years ago by a group of 19 large-scale UK theatres to serve their audiences with contemporary dance
This week a House of Lords report called on the government to write the present rules on employing international creative talent in the UK into the Brexit bid, but they are complicated. Here, Anne Morris, MD of the immigration solicitors DavidsonMorris, explains how they work
Circus’s anniversary year kicks off in Sheffield this week. Simon Tait reports