CVAN EM has written to the Nottingham Castle Trust Board of Trustees following a period of ongoing and growing concern for the impact that their actions are having on the arts and culture sector in the region. Please click here to view a PDF version of CVAN EM’s letter. If you would like to access the letter in a different format please contact email@example.com.
In November 2021 the people of Nottingham started a petition for Nottingham Castle’s Trustees to step down and be replaced by a new Board. Details of the failings of the current Board are on the campaign page, including a disregard for staff wellbeing, accusations of bullying, discrimination, unfair dismissal, and mismanagement. Please click here to view and sign the petition.
The letter written by the 7 employees of colour responding to the mishandling of the racial abuse and physical assault of Freelance Curator Panya Banjoko, which took place onsite on 17 August 2021 can be found here. Finally, the response from the Board of Trustees can be read here.