Wednesday, October 16, 2019

REGIONAL NEWS: Colourful acts announced for Bradford Festival

Bradford Council has confirmed the first acts for the 2016 Bradford Festival which will be staged in July. Known for its colourful range of...

REGIONAL NEWS: ‘Bradford Literature Festival is a shining beacon of hope for our city’

BY Alison Bellamy The brochure for the Bradford Literature Festival was waiting in my letterbox last week, and I devoured it in one sitting; feeling...

Tate Modern opens a new era for modern and contemporary art

Tate Modern today revealed plans for entirely new collection displays which will be shared with the public upon the official opening of the new Switch House building...

6th Annual Asian Awards to be hosted by Alastair McGowan

The Asian Awards, in partnership with Global Citizen, returns for a sixth star-studded year. Hosted by award-winning TV star, actor and comedian Alistair McGowan,...

Scrutiny meeting called to discuss ‘public concern’ surrounding National Media Museum changes

An extra single item regeneration scrutiny committee has been called by Bradford Council to discuss changes underway at the National Media Museum. It will be the only...

REGIONAL NEWS: Unique historical objects and further investment announced for Bradford’s National Media Museum

The Science Museum Group has re-affirmed its commitment to ambitious plans for the National Media Museum and announced that internationally significant objects made by Marconi...

‘Poems That Make Grown Women Cry’ – 100 celebrated women share the words that...

Amnesty International released a new anthology last week, entitled Poems That Make Grown Women Cry. The new book is a selection of poems chosen by some...

New “Faith in Birmingham” gallery opens promoting interfaith harmony

Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery (BMAG) has today launched a new gallery “Faith in Birmingham”, providing unique insight into Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism and...

Startling lack of BAME employees revealed in new arts report

By Alison Bellamy The 2013/14 Annual Population Survey tells us that of the overall working age population in England that 14% are Black and minority...

Lantern Parade Lights Up Lister Park with help from Children’s Centre

By Ninder Kaur   Lister Park was lit this weekend as more than 400 hand-made lanterns were on display at the annual parade. The event, which took...