Browse our selection of articles, reports and opinion pieces from the world of dance, arts and culture.

CLOSURE UPDATE: 6 Jan 2021 In light of the current Government guidance and the significantly heightened risk in relation to COVID-19, the Dance Hub Birmingham studio will unfortunately remain closed during this period of national lockdown and we will continue to review this moving forward. This decision was not an easy one as we understand
Arts Council England are making £160 million of emergency funding and support available for those organisations and individuals who will need it during the Coronavirus crisis.  The second rounds of financial support for both artists, creative practitioners, freelancers and cultural sector organisations who are not National Portfolio Organisations is open for applications on 16 April 2020

Brum Youth Trends

How do we account for invisible and visible power? How do we build accountability and pathways for these systems to change through tools like Brum Youth Trends? How do we stop using language and ideas that creates only a narrow gap for a ‘few lucky young people’ to get through and possibly join a …

Shaping the next ten years

In December this year Arts Council England plan to publish our next 10-year strategy. The strategy, which will shape how we deliver our development, advocacy and investment approach for the next decade, will come into effect in April 2020. Over the last 18 months, we have gathered a huge range of evidence and spoken …