It's Still A Man's World: Gender Inequality In The Arts

It's Still A Man's World: Gender Inequality In The Arts

Nicky Goulder  21.03.2017
Nicky Goulder working with a participant during a Create project Earlier this month it was inspiring to see high-profile and widespread...
Are We Just Going To Let Creative Writing Die?

Are We Just Going To Let Creative Writing Die?

Jennifer Tuckett  20.03.2017
The A Level in Creative Writing is due to come to an end this year. Other arts A Levels, such as the A Level in Art History, have, since...

The House Of Lords Investigation Into The Gap Between Education And The Skills Needed In The Creative Industries

Jennifer Tuckett  16.03.2017
The House of Lords has this week launched an investigation into the gap between the skills needed in the creative industries and the skills...
Street Art As A Tool For Change

Street Art As A Tool For Change

Mary McCarthy  14.03.2017
Street art, and those who create it - those who dare, dream, fight, question and challenge, whether it be for rebellion or for necessity,...
Literature Left Us Out So We Created A Poetry Collective For Women Of Colour

Literature Left Us Out So We Created A Poetry Collective For Women Of Colour

Rachel Long  10.03.2017
This was frightening. In every story I was a little white girl. I had blonde pigtails, I had the bluest eyes, so blue that 'sometimes...
The Arts: Essential Or Expendable?

The Arts: Essential Or Expendable?

Eve Jardine-Young  9.03.2017
As we confront unprecedented political and economic changes both in the UK and across the world, just how important are the arts to our...
Please - Stop Saying You're Rubbish At Art

Please - Stop Saying You're Rubbish At Art

Alex Muller-Nicholson  9.03.2017
I've said for a long time that art is one of the most underused tools when it comes to teaching, for many reasons. The main one being,...
Women

Women

Lucy Tammam  8.03.2017
This may be one of the reasons why the main thing I took away from the most recent fashion week, wasn't a key trend or colour, but that...
The Importance Of Festivals and Culture

The Importance Of Festivals and Culture

Danielle Cuaycong   8.03.2017
Whilst festivals in other parts of the world have a sole emphasis on getting drunk and making a mess, this festival has an emphasis on...
'Use It Or Lose It': Regeneration Report Releases Shock Findings in London's Creative Offering

'Use It Or Lose It': Regeneration Report Releases Shock Findings in London's Creative Offering

Claire Meadows  8.03.2017
A new report has highlighted the threat to London's creative communities from the spread of urban regeneration.
If You Write A Play About A Muslim Woman People Assume It's About Syria Or Violence Against Women

If You Write A Play About A Muslim Woman People Assume It's About Syria Or Violence Against Women

Ambreen Razia  8.03.2017
So before telling stories about 'Jihadi brides' I wanted to present a raw tale of a girl simply searching for her own identity. A teenager...
Artist Navigates Grief With Simple Yet Relatable Drawings About Life After Loss

Artist Navigates Grief With Simple Yet Relatable Drawings About Life After Loss

Natasha Hinde  7.03.2017
An artist is documenting her thoughts around grief in a series of simple yet relatable drawings. A few years back, Mari Andrew’s...
Artist's Haunting Portraits Of Depression Aim To Give A Voice To Those Suffering In Silence

Artist's Haunting Portraits Of Depression Aim To Give A Voice To Those Suffering In Silence

Rachel Moss  1.03.2017
Depression is one of the most common mental illnesses, affecting around one in 10 people in the UK their lifetime. But despite...
A Safe And Special Place

A Safe And Special Place

Samantha Shannon  27.02.2017
Turn away if you choose; mute them on social media; try your best not to read anything about how they vote - but never think that they...