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Jane Hughes Writer, editor, yoga teacher

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Arts & Culture

Jane’s work spans the arts, culture and creative industries. She writes regularly for Futurecity, an arts consultancy concerned with culture-led regeneration and the embedding of culture in new development. Jane recently edited a Futurecity book on cultural placemaking, as well as a visionary cultural strategy for the new town of Ebbsfleet Valley.

Jane has also written for gallery and museum exhibition catalogues, including the King’s Road Gallery and Design Museum. Her articles on theatre, photography, art and film have been published in The Independent, Financial Times, Times, Guardian and Newsweek.

Could Sacha clean up?

Financial Times - How To Spend It

Sacha Jafri is on a mission to restore painting to the forefront of British art. Could he put Hirst and Emin in the shade?

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The artist who shaped my life by Nicholas Serota

The Independent Arts & Books Review

On the eve of a rare show of Joseph Beuys's work at the Tate Modern, the gallery's director, Nicholas Serota, explains the unique appeal of the artist's installations. Ghost written by Jane Hughes

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Making Sense

Sustainable design and development, Design Museum

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Dark secrets of Middle England

The Independent Review

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Theatre review - Gîte à La Mer

The Independent

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Theatre review - The New World Order

The Independent

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Theatre review - Futurology: A global revue

The Independent

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Brighton Festival theatre review - An Oak Tree

The Independent

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Brighton Festival theatre review - Souterrain

The Independent

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Theatre preview - Carver

The Independent

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When the lights were low

The Independent Review

For more than 30 years, David Redfern and his cohorts have been photographing performers at Ronnie Scott’s jazz club, in Soho. The venue has been the backdrop to some magical - and monsterous - musical moments.

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Shore thing

The Independent Review

They may look like your Mediterranean holiday snaps, but the photographs in a new show capture more than just happy memories.


Poetry of the ridiculous

The Independent Review

Murray Lachlan Young is back with poems about toupees, the Taliban and naked rambling.

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A different kind of oppression

The Independent Review

The work of two 'alien' artists gives a moving insight into life in a British internment camp.

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East End art comes out of hiding

The Times

Finding treasure in some of London's grimmest locations.

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Straight on till mourning

The Times

After their huge hit Art, French playwright Yasmina Reza and British translator Christopher Hampton are back together.

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So driven, so young


London's newest wunderkind has produced a string of urbane hits.

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