Monthly Archives: October 2016

It takes a story to make change: ‘I, Daniel Blake’

October 31, 2016

  Image: I, Daniel Blake (Director, Ken Loach, 2016) It’s been 50 years since Ken Loach’s television play Cathy Come Home was first broadcast. It generated huge public debate and outrage about the state of public housing in this country, driving public awareness and change around the issue of homelessness. 50 years on it is debatable, […]

Walking, Talking, Making and Acting: Arts and Social Change Retreat

October 21, 2016

A diverse mix of delegates gathered in Dartington Hall in Devon (5-7 October) for an inaugural ‘Arts and Social Change’ Retreat, with a focus on Migration. This was Counterpoints Arts ‘first retreat’, so we were experimenting with ways of coming together and collaborating through the arts and with the wider team at Dartington Hall. From […]