To mark World Book Day 2015, we sat down with Antonia Byatt, our Director for Literature, and asked her some questions about what literature means to her. Take a look.

Antonia Byatt on 5 Mar 2015

Latest posts from across the Arts Council blogs

Last year we commissioned a research study, from economists Daniel Fujiwara and George MacKerron, examining how different arts and cultural institutions affect levels of happiness. Richard Russell, our Director of Policy and Research, blogs about the results, which we've just published.

Richard Russell on 12 Jan 2015

Our departing Chief Executive Alan Davey blogs for us for the last time.

Swallows and Amazons - Bristol Old Vic. Credit: Simon Annand

I’m told I have a last opportunity to say anything I want, to get it off my chest. To say the words I want to leave ringing in the air as I leave the Arts Council. 

Alan Davey on 19 Dec 2014