Next month the land of song presents its global credentials in a new ten day spectacular arts festival with which Cardiff intends to rival Brighton, Edinburgh and Manchester. AI spoke to artistic director Graeme Farrow
New research from the Arts University Bournemouth has found the UK is a nation of frustrated creatives, with most of us wishing we were in a career where we could make more use of our creative skills. With 97% of AUB graduates going on to employment or further study, Professor Stuart Bartholomew CBE, principal and vice-chancellor at the university, believes he has found the answer
Antony Thorncroft has little sympathy with the foreign countries claiming the repatriation of works of art and antiquity, but sees a way in which our museums can be globally generous
Michael Snodin, until recently chairman of the Strawberry Hill Trust and now its Hon. Curator, has had a distinguished career as a senior curator
Tyntesfield unfrozen... Surprise surprise... Art for design... A municipal lesson... All footballs look like him...
Patrick Kelly reports on the reopening of one of the UK’s most venerable theatres
Now that the votes are counted, the leaflets binned and the posters removed, what will the elections of 2016 mean for the arts?
National Youthbank... A game of two arts... Making space for Catrina... Lou's shed... Not a Secret anymore
Antony Thorncroft takes a stroll down memory lane that leads him up surprising byways
Deafinitely Theatre was founded 14 years ago to be a showcase for deaf talent, for hearing as well as deaf audiences. its artistic director is the actor and director Paula Garfield, who is herself deaf
The innovative and unconventional Opera Holland Park marks its 20th birthday this summer with a new independence, a new season – and a film. AI talks to its founder Michael Volpe