Claire Cunningham uses her upper-body strength for her performance.

Getting skills for performance

Performer Claire Cunningham describes how using crutches gave her the physical abilities to create a career in dance.


Kathrin DeBoer is the singer of Belleruche.

Touring music band

Belleruche is a band that performs 'Turntable Soul' music. Comprised of Kathrin DeBoer, Ricky Fabulous and DJ Modest, they have several albums with independent label Tru Thoughts.


5 practical tips for an aspiring actor

Don’t gamble with your career. The acting profession is hugely competitive, but there are ways to give yourself a better chance of success – and it’s not only down to your acting ability.


Competition for volunteering places can be tough – around 49,000 people volunteer to work with the National Trust each year.

How to volunteer in heritage

In the creative and cultural sectors, volunteers are often the very life-blood of organisations. Without volunteers, many organisations simply could not function.


Items from Diana's collection are stocked in over 40 shops and galleries throughout the UK.

Working in jewellery design

Diana Porter runs a successful jewellery business from her shop and workroom in Bristol. She describes how she got started in jewellery design and challenges of running a jewellery business.


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