Resources

Please browse through our annual reports and other useful documents. Some items are password-protected, please contact us if you would like to access them.

Autumn 2021 Update

Browse the latest update on Future Arts Centres activity, including the National Lottery’s 25th Annniversary project, Here and Now, and the publication of a new book, Tactics for the Tightrope by Mark Robinson.

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Livelihood Assets Canvas – an exercise from Tactics for the Tightrope

To mark the publication of Tactics for the Tightrope, The Livelihood Assets Canvas helps the user to to take an asset-based approach – what do you have, rather than what do you lack.

Tactics for the Tightrope
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Tactics for the Tightrope: Creative Resilience for Creative Communities by Mark Robinson

Part manifesto, part toolkit, Tactics for the Tightrope shows how creative resilience can be a process of resistance not co-option, and can help anyone connect, collaborate and multiply the voices of creative communities, to move from hurt to hope.

Tactics for the Tightrope
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Salary benchmarking 2021

Based on data from 45 arts centres
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Global-Vision Final Report

Future Arts Centres ‘Eurovision’ project set out to explore how arts centres could work internationally, to find ways of working that retained our connections to our local communities whilst at the same time, benefited from international ideas, resources and networks.
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Salary benchmarking 2018

Based on data from 22 arts centres across the UK
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Annual Report 2016-17

This report covers activity undertaken by nine leading UK arts centres during 2016/17, and is intended to provide a snapshot of the artistic, social and economic contribution and impact the arts centre sector is making.

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Annual Report 2015-16

This report covers activity undertaken by nine leading UK arts centres during 2015/16, and is intended to provide a snapshot of the artistic, social and economic contribution and impact the arts centre sector is making.

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