The nearby Litchfield Festival looks to be more impressive that you might have thought with the festival opened by Philip Glass, a performance by the Soweto Gospel Choir and work by locals Ex Cathedra. More details to follow. via Flickr
Council of despair. Peter Hewitt of the Arts Council on the Â£63m they’re losing to fund the Olympics and why this is a bad idea.
The Birmingham Comedy Festival has been confirmed for Fri Oct 5 to Sun Oct 14th. Still early days but Jimmy Carr, Sean Hughes, Josie Long and Bad Film Club have been confirmed.