The Venezuelan conductor showed how poor children could become musicians. Julian Lloyd Webber explains how he was determined to do the same here. The result can be seen at the Proms on Sunday
After the unveiling of a grandiose 3D sign announcing “Welcome to Bournemouth” on a footbridge over the A338, the town’s council confidently declared that it would “promote a sense of arrival for our visitors”.
They claim over 1,000 face closure by 2016
Culture Secretary warned that funding disparity will drive theatres and museums to the wall
'New plays are vital to the future health of British theatre' they say
First-rate fiction in top-quality translation can do more than transport the reader into a different or a distant world. Just as valuably, it may open our eyes to scenes we thought we knew, casting them – and us – in an entirely fresh perspective.
A poet is working with dementia patients to weave their words into poetry. Susanna Howard, sits with them, often in silence, jotting down whatever words they utter, and then uses only these utterances to put a poem together for her collections, Living Words.
We should lead children to appreciate the finest in literature, music and all the arts
Mystery deepens over work that disappeared from Poundland wall
Arts Council England has said it is unable to intervene in the sale of a Banksy mural removed from a wall in North London over the weekend.
Andrew Lloyd Webber may be at home in the glamorous surroundings of the West End stage, but his charitable foundation is backing a portable theatre that will bring exciting new work to locations from village halls to car parks across Britain. All it needs is a plug socket.
David Cameron has paid tribute to “Fleet Street legend” Lord Rees-Mogg, who has died after a short illness aged 84.
Government backs plans encouraging hundreds of thousands to bequeath to arts and culture
A free digital art service set up to give everyone access to the Cultural Olympiad from their living rooms is to be extended for another six months.
Sir Nicholas Hytner said at the launch of the NT’s annual report that he wanted to highlight “enormous short-term issues” for regional theatres, and said further cuts would be “madness”.