Article Archive: February 2018

CC Skills Chief Executive Pauline Tambling has warned arts subjects in schools are becoming irrelevant and arts-led education work needs to be more job-focused

19 Feb

The arts sector is wasting energy by ‘pleading’ for more curriculum space, while ignoring that it is becoming increasingly irrelevant for school students who cannot see a link between their studies and arts-based careers, the Chief Executive of Creative & Cultural Skills (CC Skills) has warned.

Read the full article: CC Skills Chief Executive Pauline Tambling has warned arts subjects in schools are becoming irrelevant and arts-led education work needs to be more job-focused

Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and Pilot Theatre are among the organisations awarded grants of up to £20k to develop “riskier, content-driven projects”

19 Feb

A magic mirror to “unchain theatrical barriers” and an interactive high-stakes thriller are two of the immersive arts projects supported through a new Arts Council England (ACE) fund.

Read the full article: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and Pilot Theatre are among the organisations awarded grants of up to £20k to develop “riskier, content-driven projects”