Stress Testing

I recently appeared in a podcast with Nicoleta Porojanu a  psychologist and therapist from London. It was an interesting interview where the topic of stress was discussed. Stress  is explored and what is causing stress in our modern world and…

Recipients Announced For 2020 Parliamentary Jazz Awards

Recipients Announced For 2020 Parliamentary Jazz Awards The recipients of the 2020 Parliamentary Jazz Awards were announced on Tuesday 30th June at 20:00 The Parliamentary Jazz Awards are organised by the All Party Parliamentary Jazz Appreciation Group (APPJAG) with the…

Dowden does not want to let anyone down – cue laughter

There was an article in the Guardian on the 18th June 2020, “Act to save industry, leading lights of stage urge government” https://www.theguardian.com/stage/2020/jun/17/cultural-catastrophe-uk-theatre-faces-ruin-amid-coronavirus-crisis . Dowden was quoted as saying  “he does not want to let anyone down”. Well his insouciance to…

“The world looks to British theatre. So let’s get it back on track…”

So ran the headline in the Observer on Sunday 24th May 2020. It was an article by Oliver Dowden, Secretary of State for Digital Culture Media and Sport. (  https://www.theguardian.com/stage/2020/may/24/the-world-looks-to-british-theatre-so-lets-get-it-back-on-track ) The article presented the new task force and working…

The All Party Parliamentary Jazz Appreciation Group urge Arts Council England to reinstate National Lottery Projects Grants

Press Release The All Party Parliamentary Jazz Appreciation Group urge Arts Council England to reinstate National Lottery Projects Grants When Arts Council England announced its £160 million emergency rescue package to deal with the coronavirus crisis in March 2020, arts…

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