The acta community theatre festival was held in Bristol last week, and featured performances by acta’s own Malcolm X Elders,
My early steps in community art In 1982, I got a job as a community arts worker on a council
The Baring Foundation (of which I’m a trustee) has prioritised arts work with older people since 2009, supporting the a
A few weeks ago, I spent a day with John Fox and Sue Gill at their home on Morecambe Bay.
Community and participatory art has long roots in Britain. Its practice owes much to ideas that were developed in the
The remarkable comes in all shapes and sizes. Last week it was an inspired performance of Mozart by prison inmates.
‘The past is a foreign country; they do things differently there.’ L.P. Hartley, The Go Between (1953) Part of what
Integrate life and work and friendship. Don’t tie yourself to institutions. Live cheaply and you’ll remain free. And then, do