The Theatres Trust annual conference this week heard that partnerships with local authorities are providing successful community theatre projects in the face of austerity. Simon Tait reports
London, 1949: Life in the Elephant, by Bert Hardy
By Patrick Kelly.
In this Brexit buffeted age of austerity, it can be hard for the arts to see much cause for celebration. Money is tight and will get more so, if the noises coming out of the Treasury about further belt tightening to pay for extra support for the NHS are to be believed.
York’s historic streets play host to a new kind of arts festival. Patrick Kelly reports
AI PROFILE Kate Arthurs, director arts, British Council
Derby’s powerhouse of dance is celebrating its 20th anniversary - and it's as lively as ever. Patrick Kelly reports
Tower Bridge, one the world’s most recognisable landmarks, has appointed 23-year-old Imogen Piper, a design graduate from Goldsmith’s College who works across art forms, as its new artist-in-residence.
A cultural funding scheme for local councils has boosted arts investment in Northern Ireland by £3 million. Patrick Kelly reports.
Dundee’s Victoria and Albert Museum has been a long time coming. Patrick Kelly reports on the arrival of the ‘V and Tay’
From understanding mortality to embracing your instincts, Laura Miles discovers how a new exhibition will showcase the power of art.
AI PROFILE Gareth Machin, artistic director, Wiltshire Creative