Author: Nicola Walls

Theatres Trust Conference 19 – Centre Stage

Last week I once again attended the annual Theatres Trust conference, this year on the theme of ‘Centre Stage – Artist and audience at the heart of theatres’. The venue was the wonderful Battersea Arts Centre – a building which did not disappoint when actually experienced. The ambience of the place is quite extraordinary – the layering of history, and…

Search for authenticity

Returning from visit to Venice in 2017 I have been thinking a lot about the dilemma of tourism which is both essential to Venice and also slowly strangling it. Indeed, this is not a problem exclusive to Venice with cities like Prague, Dubrovnik and indeed Edinburgh succumbing to the same issues. Venice is literally a living mausoleum which understandably draws…

Look Up – Light Up

Last weekend Page \ Park  spent a really enjoyable 36 hours in Leeds – part study trip and part exploration of a city which a few of us are getting to know quite well through our project work. We couldn’t have timed our expedition better – coinciding with the city’s Light Night Festival which runs over two consecutive evenings in…