• ‘Rejuvenate’ – March Creative Showcase

    Georgia Hamblett As lockdown lifts and daffodils start to pop their heads up around campus, we decided that the theme for this month’s showcase would be ‘rejuvenate’. Here is what Georgia came up with! Rejuvenated I had been in there ages. Cramped and cooped up without so much as...
  • An Interview with the Creative Pathways Internship

    Maddie Craig Maddie chatted with Holly and Emily to find out about their experiences with the Creative Pathways Internship. To find out more about the internship and how to apply, click here. *** What was your role within the programme?   Holly: I worked in the Participation Department at...
  • Interview with ‘Self-ish’ at NNT

    Daisy Forster Daisy ‘sits down’ with co-writers and co-directors behind ‘Self-ish’, the latest show by the Nottingham New Theatre. The show premieres tonight via the NNT youtube channel; make sure you tune in! *** Hello! Thank you for interviewing with Impact. Can you tell us a bit about what...
  • In defence of amateur and fan-fiction: a goldmine of intellectual property

    Alex Tyndall A few decades ago, you probably would not have been overly familiar with the term ‘fanfiction’. Now, every fourth-wall-breaking piece of media and their cat seems to have an episode dedicated to the subject. This isn’t to say that ‘fanfiction’ was completely unheard of; the word was...
  • Entries are open for Nottingham Creative award

    The Nottingham Young Creative Awards: An Interview with Lakeside Arts

    Florence Avis In the run-up to the deadline to apply for the 2021 Nottingham Young Creative Awards, Florence Avis interviews Rachel Feneley, the Learning Officer at Lakeside Arts, to learn more about the Theatre category. *** Hi Rachel, thank you for sitting down with me. Firstly, please could you...
  • Who’s Story? The Government Struggles Against Uncomfortable Truths

    Myron Winter-Brownhill Last week, a meeting between twenty-five UK heritage groups and the Culture Secretary, Oliver Dowden, highlighted concerns over potentially harmful interference by the government in the vital work of museums. It’s the latest in a series of push-backs from the government against renewed interest in re-evaluating British...
  • Shakespeare And Gender On Stage

    Maisie Jane Garvin Imagine visiting the theatre and seeing your favourite Shakespearean heroine: Desdemona, Ophelia, Lady Macbeth or Hermia, being played by a man. Perhaps there would be uproar. Yet, it is interesting to note that in the contemporary performances of these plays, the leading ladies would have in...