IETM Exchange: Lessons learnt from Artsadmin

Posted by: Adi Kuneva on Jan 8, 2020

Back in November we were joined by Adi, festival coordinator of ACT Festival in Sofia, Bulgaria, on a staff exchange with one of our producers. In this blog Adi reflects on the experience and what she took away from it.


Illustration by Alice Maggs

Enter the Artsadmin Festive Prize Draw from just £5!

Posted on Nov 27, 2019

This year we're opting for a paper-free approach and inviting you to donate a 40th anniversary gift, which will automatically enter you into a prize draw.


#Artsadmin40: Judith Knight – Participation

Posted on Nov 14, 2019

Artsadmin's Founder, Judith Knight, explores how participatory performance has evolved over the past 40 years.


Elinor Lewis, Orchard (BANNER 2018). Photo by Greg Goodale.

Making Toynbee Studios greener and more inclusive

Posted on Nov 1, 2019

We're thrilled to announce that we've been awarded £189,166 through Arts Council England's Small Capital Grants to make Toynbee Studios even more accessible and carbon neutral by 2025.


Artsadmin announces the 2019/20 BANNER artists

Posted on Oct 7, 2019

Artsadmin is pleased to announce the recipients for the 2019/20 BANNER award: Shereen Zoumot and Sinéad Hargan.


2019/20 Artsadmin Portfolio

Posted on Sep 20, 2019

Have a browse of the artist projects Artsadmin has available to tour in our 2018/19 Portfolio.


Access and inclusion work at Artsadmin

Posted on Sep 18, 2019

Since the spring, we've been doing a lot of listening, talking and thinking, and we have also been focusing on a plan of action to help us to understand and improve our practices and working structures.


Photo by Amy Gwatkin

Artsadmin Summer Intensive with Deanna Rodger

Posted on Sep 3, 2019

Callum Moloney-Joyce took part in the Artsadmin Summer Intensive with Deanna Rodger, in this blog he talks about his experience and shares a couple of new poems written during the week.


Artsadmin receives EU funding for two major collaborative projects

Posted on Aug 6, 2019

Artsadmin is delighted to find out that we have been awarded funding through Creative Europe along with 31 other UK organisations who will benefit from Cooperation Projects funding to run joint initiatives with other European countries.


Artists' Advisory Service at Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Posted on Jul 25, 2019

From 1-25 August, Michael from the Artist Development team will be at Edinburgh Festival Fringe offering one-to-one advice to artists presenting work. Book a session here. 


Where, what and who were my roots?

Posted by: Amy Dakin Harris on Jul 1, 2019

Amy Dakin Harris who has been working with Curious on Wild Longings, a performance for gardens and Uproot, a creative community workshop writes about her experience as a mentee on the projects.


Call out for participants: performance and writing workshops with Deanna Rodger

Posted on Jun 6, 2019

Former UK slam poetry champion Deanna Rodger will lead a free writing and performance workshop for 16-25 year olds at Toynbee Studios on Saturday 20 July. 


A letter to artists, audiences and partners...

Posted on May 22, 2019

Artsadmin is deeply saddened to announce the cancellation of our Bursary showcase programme in June due to the withdrawal of participating artists from the events. 


Take a look at this year's 2 Degrees Festival brochure

Posted on May 15, 2019

2 Degrees Festival invites you to take the future into your own hands with a programme of performance, discussion, an exhibition and events.


Edythe Woolley: Q u e e r n e s s A n d T h e A n t h r o p o c e n e.

Posted by: Edythe Woolley on May 13, 2019

Edythe Woolley shares her thoughts after making FISHY which centres on plastic, capitalism, fish and drag when living in The Anthropocene.


Detail of Score for 180mins for the Fire Room by Lorie Jo and Ana.

BANNER artists Lorie Jo Trainor Buckingham and Ana Vicente on their new work in progress

BANNER artists Lorie Jo Trainor Buckingham and Ana Vicente share their working process for a sharing at Toynbee Studios on Wednesday 8 May in this blog.


The world is littered with micro acts of fun and fabulousness...

Posted by: Eibhlín Jones on Apr 16, 2019

Eibhlín Jones, studying Drama at the University of Sussex, was on placement with Artsadmin for 5 weeks. In her blog, she reflects on her time working on Tim Spooner's project with Canon Barnett Primary School, Monuments of Tower Hamlets.


Letters to the Earth at Toynbee Studios

Posted by: Deborah Chadbourn on Apr 10, 2019

Letters to the Earth on Friday 12th April, 6.30-8.30pm, is a chance to come together to discuss and share positive actions in response to the climate emergency we face.


Artsadmin declares a climate and ecological emergency

Posted on Apr 3, 2019

Artsadmin joins over 180 other arts and cultural organisations in the UK to declare a Climate and Ecological Emergency.


Welcome to our new Artists' Advisor Michael Norton

Posted on Mar 28, 2019

We are delighted to welcome Michael Norton as our new Artists' Advisor.


Letters to the Earth: Call to action

Posted on Mar 22, 2019

You are invited to write a letter of response to the climate crisis and to take part in Letters to the Earth, a joint day of action on Friday 12 April, for which Artsadmin is holding an event organised in partnership with Bernadette Russell at Toynbee Studios.


Amy Dakin Harris

Announcing the mentored artists for Wild Longings

Posted on Mar 14, 2019

We are delighted to announce the two mentored artists working with Curious on Wild Longings and Uproot. 


Running for the arts and mental health: 350 miles down, many more to go!

Posted by: Katie Haines on Mar 12, 2019

Katie, our Head of Marketing and Development at Artsadmin, tells us why she’s running Brighton Marathon to raise money for arts and mental health…


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