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We Forgot The Lot! First Fridays at Tate Britain, 2015. Photo © Tate / Sam Robinson.

In Discussion: Nicholas Cullinan and Darren Henley

Nicholas Cullinan, new Director of the National Portrait Gallery, talks to our Chief Executive Darren Henley about his career in museums and galleries in the UK and the US, fundraising, selfie sticks, and why we should be very proud that public funding means our museums are accessible to everyone.

The Keys to the Kingdom: Neil Gaiman and Toby Litt on libraries

Author Neil Gaiman talks to Toby Litt about libraries and librarians, the magic of the safe space and the ‘empathy machine’ of literature.

You can also read a shorter version of this podcast in our first issue of Create

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Top left to bottom right: 1. Logo © Arts Council England. 2. Plymouth Music Zone participants making music. Photo © Plymouth Music Zone / Kevin Clifford 3. Theatre Alibi - Olive & The Dream Train. Photo © Steve Tanner