Is Anybody Listening?

Is Anybody Listening?

Just before Christmas it seemed there was positivity in the air for arts in education. And yet it seems the January gloom has darkened expectations again, with a number of recent reports once more highlighting the perilous state of the arts in schools. First up, the...
Arts Matters

Arts Matters

RIO consultant and former headteacher Gary Futcher has heard all the debates about arts education but now feels it’s time for action. Radio 4’s Front Row, the weekday live magazine programme on the worlds of arts, literature, film, media last week hosted a live debate...
Putting our trust in young people – a blog by Roundhouse CEO

Putting our trust in young people – a blog by Roundhouse CEO

We wanted to share with you below a blog from Marcus Davey, CEO and Artistic Director at the Roundhouse in London, as he discusses the power of young people in artistic spaces, and why we should put our trust in them. In the blog, he shares the reasons behind the...
Tom’s Blog: The Final Countdown

Tom’s Blog: The Final Countdown

There’s not long left to apply to New Wave. Repeat. There’s not long left to apply to New Wave. One more time. THERE’S NOT LONG LEFT TO APPLY TO NEW WAVE. Over the past eight months New Wave has supported many arts and cultural projects in Plymouth....