These letters were published in the 26th December edition of the Independent
Arts Council Of England
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Wednesday 24 July 2013
New report paints a depressing picture for the smaller venues throughout the capital
Friday 12 July 2013
They claim over 1,000 face closure by 2016
Wednesday 03 July 2013
Culture Secretary warned that funding disparity will drive theatres and museums to the wall
Sunday 16 June 2013
Catherine Bennett is a bright, slightly clumsy, bike-riding, museum worker
Ashmolean Museum acquires Millais portrait of John Ruskin which led to the end of his marriage to Effie Gray
Monday 20 May 2013
A painting of John Ruskin which led to the end of the art critic's marriage has been acquired by the Ashmolean Museum.
Friday 10 May 2013
The Week in Books
Tuesday 07 May 2013
MI5 asks for secret hearing over ex-mole
Wednesday 24 April 2013
So should the Government subsidise the arts – and on what basis, artistic merit or economic contribution? As so often, the simpler the question the harder it is to give an answer, and this one is about as political as they come. But there some economic pointers.
Artist Anthony McCall's Olympic 'Column' for Merseyside scrapped wasting £500,000 Arts Council England cash
Tuesday 16 April 2013
One of the UK’s most ambitious arts projects which was meant to form a centrepiece of the nation’s Olympic year celebrations was scrapped after organisers admitted it would never come in on budget or on time.
Friday 12 April 2013
'New plays are vital to the future health of British theatre' they say
Friday 12 April 2013
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.
Saturday 23 March 2013
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.
Tuesday 19 March 2013
We should lead children to appreciate the finest in literature, music and all the arts
Incandescent: artist Philip Vaughan’s fury after Hayward Gallery switches off his Neon Tower light sculpture
Monday 18 March 2013
Gallery criticised over decision not to restore Neon Tower to London skyline
Saturday 16 March 2013
There is such a thing as too clever.
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
Food banks: One million Britons will soon be using them, according to Trussell Trust
Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
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