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Fundraising post-Brexit

Michelle Wright on our new report into philanthropy, donations and sponsorship, and how fundraising looks set to change

Tony Heaton, CEO of Shape Arts

Shaping Unlimited

On International Day of Disabled People, we talk to Tony Heaton OBE, out-going CEO of Shape Arts, about his journey to Unlimited – and beyond.

On raving and the sublime

A Grants for the Arts-funded project prompted Phoebe Gardiner, Advocacy & Communications Officer, to mull over the unique power of raving to, basically, change the world.

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Proving people wrong

Ross Burnett looks at the way the Arts Impact Fund is bringing new opportunities to arts organisations

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The Isle is Full of Noises

In light of the new Analysis of Theatre in England report, Simon Mellor blogs about how the theatre landscape is evolving in the digital age

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Top left to bottom right: 1. latalante via Visual hunt 2. Tony Heaton, CEO of Shape Arts © Andy Barker 3. No Credit Displaying 4. Opera North, In Harmony - end of year concert. Photo © Jonny Walton 5. Primary school work with Bow Arts. Photo © Bow Arts 6. Dusk by Fevered Sleep 7. 'Emil and the Detectives' by Red Earth Theatre. Photo © Red Earth Theatre / Robert Day 8. Pitt Rivers Museum. Photo © University of Oxford. 9. Scattered by Motionhouse. Photo © Chris Nash / Motionhouse 10. Gecko Theatre: Institute. Photo © Richard Haughton 11. Illustration © Arts Council England 12. Plymouth Music Zone participants making music. Photo © Plymouth Music Zone / Kevin Clifford