(And with good) Reason will open on June 18th, the third in a series of three on-line group shows during this time of lockdown, the artist call is now open…

CULTVATE Presents (And with good) Reason – opening night Thursday June 18th, 8pm, same place as last time and the time before that for there is good reason to do it all again.Whatever the Art Council might think about us not really needing emergency funding while others who do far (far) less that us in…

Well yer man from the Arts Council doesn’t like us swearing! Oh dear! Anyway, not for the likes of us, on with the turmoil, no emergency here apparently…

We did get a reply yesterday from the grandly titled “Senior Manager, Compliance & Improvement” at the Arts Council, we were told to expect a reply by whoever rums the Arts Council Facebook page, we were told that someone was “preparing a response”, the ” “prepared response” came though a couple of hours later, his…

“Let’s Create”? Why not, we’ve been saying it for years…

And yes, that Let’s Create logo is taken directly from Arts Council England’s website, it is deliberately taken, my anger in terms of the Arts Council is increasing by the hour. They did send me a Facebook message to say their Complaints Team were “preparing a response”. Create was something we regularly shouted via the…

So I ask once more, only this time with a slightly more angry tone than last time, What is Arts Council England actually about during these days of lockdown?

The two clear and obvious messages we’ve managed to gather from our mostly failed attempts to communicate with the still rather aloof Arts Council England over the last couple of weeks are, whatever you do don’t ever try to be in any kind of way “self-sufficient” and please don’t attempt to stand on your own…