Some information, reports and inspiration to help scan the horizon for change and plan for possible futures. This resource is growing – come back soon to discover more.

Futurist Stuart Candy lecture

The Stage: Theatre 2021 A series of provocations on the future of theatre (Registration may be required)

Culture PlanB podcast

Experimental Culture: A horizon scan for the arts and culture sector

“There will be no going back to normal” NESTA future scoping report


Dawn Austwick, Chief Executive of the National Lottery Community Fund, gives her view of the future for public funding.

Dawn is Chief Executive of the National Lottery Community Fund and before that was CEO of the Esmee Fairbairn Foundation. In this incisive video she casts her eyes to the horizon, identifying the challenges and opportunities that funders are likely to face in the short, medium and longer terms. @DawnJAustwick


Rosie Dow Programme Manager (Arts and Health) – Y Lab at Nesta

In this video NESTA’s Rosie Dow offers an insight into the burgeoning arts and health sector, and explores opportunities for artists and arts and cultural organisations to play a more central role in the health and well-being of our citzenship. @welshrosie