In the first of our new series of guest blogposts from graduates on the DCMS Jerwood Creative Bursary scheme, Gemma Connell, Trainee Producer (MIF Creative) at Manchester International Festival reflects on her blossoming arts career.
Sports and Olympics Minister Hugh Robertson applauds the England cricket team and explains why he believes it is crucial to get more women to play sport.
Wonderful news today that Brueghel’s masterpiece ‘Procession to Calvary’ is to stay in the UK.
So did you have a good one? Me too. Plenty of snow, roasting chestnuts, open fires and so forth.
Andrew Scattergood, Head of Staging Policy for DCMS, on watching the Olympics Stadium light up for the first time.
Jacqui Gisborne, Head of PR for Weymouth and Portland Council on hosting the sailing events for the Games in 2012.
We’re all in favour of people coming to this country for their holidays, of course. The more the better, in fact. But what is it they get up to while they’re here?
Luther Mamogobo, an 18 year-old International Inspiration Young Leader from South Africa blogs about speaking at the International Olympic Committee conference in Durban.
I did an interview this week with BigHospitality, an online news and information service. Hospitality is itself, of course, a sub-set of the tourism business and, as such, a source of great interest to me as the minister responsible.
Sports and Olympics Minister Hugh Robertson reflects on the 2018 bid, and the Lee Valley White Water Centre, opened this week.