John Evans, editor of a sportcloseup.co.uk new online guide to Britain’s sports museums and visitor attractions, asks if we are doing enough to remember the Sporting Revolution that began here.
You know how it is sometimes. Something happens to you and, in some strange and usually unexpected way, the years fall away and you’re transported back to a time in your past – childhood, often – and a memory, untroubled for decades, comes bubbling up to the surface.
Today is a significant milestone. The Aquatics Centre at the Olympic Park is complete and Jacque Rogge, the President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), will officially invite athletes from around the world to compete in London.
In the latest of our behind-the-scenes accounts from those taking their first steps in the arts world, Daniel Pitt, a graduate working for London-based organisation Crying Out Loud, tells us about some things that only a year ago he never would have expected to be doing.
It has been an unpredictable time for arts organisations. Recent graduate Tarnia Gracie describes what it was like starting out in the industry through the DCMS Jerwood Creative Bursaries Scheme and how her organisation has continued to flourish.
Rowan Atkinson used to do a stand-up show in the early eighties which began with him emerging from a seat in the stalls…
Jo Morrison, Digital Projects Director at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, explains how an innovative collaboration between CSM, the Wellcome Trust and the V&A is bringing together art, crafts, medicine and people from different generations.
As The Theatres Trust’s 2011 Theatre Buildings at Risk Register is published today, Mhora Samuel, Director of independent advisory body The Theatres Trust explains what it aims to achieve, the current challenges facing theatre buildings and how local communities are helping to save their theatres.
Carole Souter, Chief Executive of the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF), explains how lottery money is helping transform parks and green spaces across the UK.
Louisa Brownfield, part of the England squad currently competing in the World Netball Championships in Singapore blogs on progress so far and their chances of winning gold.