Evidence suggests that social stratification in UK arts participation is caused by imbalance between funding priorities and public taste

Children from lower income families half as likely to learn a musical instrument as their richer counterparts

Plans for the GBP£1 million monument have been revealed in Manchester

A leading surgeon says that the loss of creative subjects in UK schools means students lack important tactile knowledge

With museums suffering from cash-strapped councils and national cuts, the new plan is ‘miles away’ from addressing the crisis

By Chris Sharratt

A new GBP£1.8m scheme aims to support socially isolated people

A new study claims that the differences between Leavers and Remainers in the UK extend to artistic taste

The ‘World’s Best Teacher’ believes arts education in the UK is in peril; can the damage be reversed?

By Chris Sharratt

The UK prime minister has revealed plans for celebrations in 2022 ‘to showcase what makes our country great today’

Leftist histories, state violence and the cracking open of time: can a ‘mere’ competition, and publicity exercise, also speak truth to power?

By En Liang Khong

With authors, curators and musicians recently denied entry, the UK is fast painting itself as a cultural pariah

By Chris Sharratt

According to authorities, a significant portion of the parliamentary art collection has either been mislaid or stolen