A boarded-up pub is being given a new lease of life as a community hub
Artists have revealed their vision to transform a rundown city centre pub into a vibrant community hub – complete with a dedicated space for producing pottery. The Portland Inn, in Hanley, is to be given a new lease of life as a social space and ceramics workshop with an area for artists and designers – via The Stoke Sentinel.
Taking a selfie, 1970s style, in Handsworth – in pictures
Derek Bishton, Brian Homer and John Reardon’s photography is featured in The Guardian ahead of their upcoming exhibition Mac Birmingham from 23 March – 2 June – via The Guardian
The Guardian view on arts freelancers: they must not be forgotten
The government has stepped in to protect the UK’s cultural infrastructure, but has neglected the people who make the art – via The Guardian