State of the Arts Conference

On Thursday 14th January I will be attending the State of the Arts Conference, Park Plaza Riverbank, London. Organised by the RSA and Arts Council England, the event brings together a wide range of creative voices to debate the value and purpose of the arts at a time of significant change.

The arts and cultural experiences are more diverse, disruptive and fast moving than ever before. The conference will explore with artists, entrepreneurs, cultural leaders and policy makers what kind of arts landscape we need and how we might get there.

Speakers include:
Riz Ahmed, actor and performer
Ben Bradshaw MP, UK Arts Minister
Alan Davey, Arts Council
Andy Field, Forest Fringe
Dame Liz Forgan, Arts Council
Jeremy Hunt MP, UK Shadow Arts Minister
Nicholas Hytner, National Theatre
Jude Kelly, Southbank Centre
John McGrath, National Theatre Wales
Lord David Puttnam
Matthew Taylor, RSA

Follow my live coverage here and on my twitter page at http://www.twitter.com/jackjhutchinson
For more details on the event and for a full list of speakers visit the RSA website at http://www.thersa.org/events/state-of-the-arts-conference

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