It’s seven days since I began my new job at Arts Council England, so I thought that I would take the opportunity to share some thoughts and experiences from my first week as Chief Executive. 

I’m very much in learning mode at the moment. As well as meeting the teams based in each of our nine offices around the country, I also wanted to ensure that I took the opportunity to meet some of the people who run the broad range of arts and cultural organisations that are supported by Arts Council England.

Darren Henley on 27 Apr 2015

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Ian Rimington, one of our London Relationship Managers for Theatre, blogs about the report we've just published from Julie's Bicycle...

Contact, Manchester. Credit: Contact and Julie's Bicycle

Ian Rimington on 17 Mar 2015

Clare Titley, Director for Philanthropy and South West at the Arts Council, blogs about the report we've published today on our Catalyst programme.

Today we’ve published the first evaluation report on tiers 2 and 3 of the Catalyst programme. It’s clear that there’s lots of useful learning to share and that now seems like exactly the right time to do so, considering the wider changes in the culture of fundraising and giving in our sector.

Clare Titley on 9 Mar 2015

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