The EU’s petulant announcement that the UK is no longer eligible to compete for European Capital of Culture makes the national award all the more important.
Posts Tagged: arts
May decisions for autumn. 5) Will family policy simply be dumped? (Along with Cameron’s Life Chances Strategy?)
There is little evidence in May’s key speeches to date that her interest and imagination are gripped by the consequences of breakup and poor parenting.
The director of the Old Vic’s musical adaptation of the 1993 film indulges in leftwing cliché.
Culture blossoms when independent of the state.
The sector is good for the economy, as well as for the soul.
The Arts Minister defends Tracey Emin, but is most proud of leaving the Arts Council alone.
Education equips you to be able to learn – so that you can do so for yourself.
Theodora Dickinson: The future of the arts and tourism is a better partnership between public and private sectors
The sensible response to a time of austerity is for us to move away from unaccountable quangos and towards an entrepreneurial approach.
The Union’s election postcard reads like a Labour/SNP press release. And we have an appearance from Sam West (Alleyn’s, Lady Margaret Hall Oxford, Socialist Alliance).
The Arts Council should be abolished – funding should be devolved to the regions including to the Mayor of London.
Some of our best-known artists lean to the left. But there’s a strong case for the claim that we are the real party of culture.