Posted in March 2016

Guest blog: Salisbury Playhouse’s Creative Learning Director Kate Robinson talks about the plight of Drama in the changing school curriculum

Guest blog: Salisbury Playhouse’s Creative Learning Director Kate Robinson talks about the plight of Drama in the changing school curriculum

‘Not everything that matters can be measured, and not everything that is measured matters’. – Elliot Eisner The Arts and the Creation of Mind. But if we can’t measure something how do we know it is any good?  Unfortunately today schools continually have to prove their worth by carefully assessed results, and measuring Arts is … Continue reading

Training: HMRC Webinars for new SMEs

HMRC have developed a new programme of webinars supporting new SMEs, and particularly those in the cultural sector. These include: Starting your own business  6:00pm on 21st April 2016. Register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4318199250601004291 Business expenses & Capital Allowances 6:00pm on 28th April 2016. Register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1404865071925045251 The webinars will last approximately 1 hour and are interactive … Continue reading

Resource: The DCMS Culture White Paper

The DCMS Culture White Paper, the first one in 50 years, has now been published and sets out the government’s vision, strategy and proposals for the cultural sectors (the arts, museums and galleries, libraries, archives and heritage). The White Paper is divided into four key sections, entitled: Everyone should enjoy the opportunities culture offers, no … Continue reading

Training: Day of the Bard – a day for budding bards

Workshops / Talk / Performances: On the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death we celebrate the life of The Bard and the living Bardic Tradition. Bard of Hawkwood, Dominic James will lead a poetry workshop, folksinger Chantelle Smith a ballad workshop, Kevan Manwaring, a storytelling workshop, Bill Alexander (RSC/Birmingham Rep) on ‘Directing Shakespeare’. £50 includes teas, coffees and a delicious hot lunch Date: Saturday 23 … Continue reading

Job: Marketing Manager, Theatre Alibi, Exeter

Theatre Alibi is one of Britain’s leading touring companies. We perform in the South West and nationally in a wide variety of places and spaces, from large theatres to village primary schools, so our work can be seen by people of all ages and backgrounds. In 2017 we’re also planning to tour internationally. We’re looking … Continue reading