Talking arts in school

Arts and Education in Partnership is the subject of a European conference in Edinburgh on May 22-24. Aimed at everyone who works with children and young people from three to 18, the event is being run by the City of Edinburgh and the European Union Cultural Forum.

The conference will be chaired by Ken Robinson, professor of arts education at Warwick University and author of a survey into arts education in Europe. Speakers include Martin Drury, director of The Ark, Dublin's cultural centre for children, Jude Kelly, chief executive of West Yorkshire Playhouse, and Michael Wimmer, director of the Austrian cultural service OKS.

Conference fee Pounds 195 plus VAT. Further details from Philippa Johnston at the Arts Unit, City of Edinburgh, tel: 0131 469 3201.

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