Brewing up a storm

How do you turn an unavoidable theatre closure into an opportunity? Ali Robertson, director of Tobacco Factory Theatres, explains how a tragedy could become a triumph, and how keeping loyal audiences informed of
plans is vital

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How Boris fills the gap

The Mayor’s Music Fund has brought music practice to 8,500 London state schoolchildren. Simon Tait reports

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King’s ransom

Peter Millican, chief executive, King’s Place

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At 2015 past…

Dea Birkett reflects on the best and the worst of the year 

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The chance to make it

December is Disabled History Month, being marked by the arts charity Create with a special exhibition. Nicky Goulder, Create’s co-founder and chief executive, asks what opportunities are given to young disabled artists and what can be achieved when they are.

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My story: Sarah Berger, the first So and So

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Panto is great – oh yes it is!

Antony Thorncroft bemoans how a great British theatrical institution has been reduced to humourless kitsch

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The Word: The dying art of photo editing

 Ion Paciu, founder of the Photoion Photography School, explores the pros and cons of instant photo editing, and how editing has changed over the years

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Tour de force

Good practice guide: Sarah Wilson from Farnham Maltings explains why their new website can help venues find the act they’re looking for

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Brave new world

Should our cities take control of their culture? In the first article in our cities feature, Alex Homfray of BOP Consulting reflects on its UK Cities Culture Report, and on the government’s recent Comprehensive Spending Review. Both pose new challenges for culture

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Fuelling soft power

Although the creative industries are worth £77 billion in gross value to the UK economy and constitute the fast growing sector providing 1.8m jobs, enterprises within it are still finding it hard to get investment. An initiative from the private sector spearheaded by a new £40m fund aims to steer cultural industries away from the effects of expected subsidy cuts towards new sources. Simon Tait reports

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Brassed Off

Profile: Michael Dugher MP, shadow culture secretary

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