- NewsRalph Lister Blog: The Importance of sport and the arts.
What a time. The country has been enveloped in an Olympics bubble that has captured the imagination of the country. Millions have been engaged in a spectacle in the midst of the most serious depression since the 1930’s. Does London 2012 represent a welcome distraction from the serious issues faced by the country, or does it teach us deeper truths about what it means to be human?More info
- NewsRalph Lister Opinion Piece: "The Arts in Somerset and Sustainability 2012 Onwards"
Somerset is a predominantly rural county, which means most of us rely on cars to get to work and to go to arts events. The county also has higher than average fuel prices (information courtesy of Fuelcourt Fuels), with the inevitable prospect of further fuel hikes on the horizon. Factors that don't bode well for those putting on shows or arts events in rural areas.More info