Coventry & Stoke shortlisted for City of Culture 2021
On Friday evening the shortlist for 2021 UK City of Culture was announced. Five out of the original list of eleven bidding cities were selected. In exciting news for the region, two West Midlands cities, Coventry and Stoke-on-Trent made the shortlist.
The impact of Brexit on Motionhouse – EU touring is under threat
The impact of Brexit on Leamington Spa-based touring dance-circus company Motionhouse. The failure to include an EU-wide cultural work permit and visa free travel for touring professionals and artists in the deal between the UK and the EU will have a catastrophic effect across all touring art forms – theatre, dance, circus, visual arts and music.
The Art of Coventry II
Supported by New Art West Midlands, Coventry Artspace has been running the Art of Coventry programme throughout 2018 to develop and support artists and curators across the West Midlands. The last events of the season are taking place over the next few weeks and have been designed specifically to respond to the interests and preoccupations described by participants at Artspace’s regular networking and drop-in sessions.