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Our Radio 4 Appeal

We are delighted to share the impact of our BBC Radio 4 Appeal which aired last month!


A New Chapter for Koestler Arts

As we embark on a new era, having just moved into our new custom-built arts centre next door to HMP Wormwood Scrubs, Koestler Arts Chief Executive Fiona Curran reflects on what the new Koestler Arts Centre means for the charity.


The Impact of Prison Visits

Guest Blog: "To be asked to join Koestler Arts on prison visits was a very surreal full-circle experience… it felt much better being at the other side, as a guest speaker rather than a prisoner!"


A Day in the Life of a Volunteer

Sarah has been volunteering at Koestler Arts for over 4 years! Here's what she gets up to throughout the year...


Regional Exhibition Curation Project

Earlier this year, our Outreach team headed to HMP Isle of Wight as part of our 2023/24 regional exhibition co-curation project.


Producing the 2023 Koestler Arts Annual Exhibition

Guest Blog: "It’s been an exciting and creatively fulfilling process collaborating with Joelle Taylor"


In Memory of Former Koestler Arts Trustee, Benedict Birnberg

Everyone at Koestler Arts will always be grateful to Ben for his long standing and deep commitment to our work.


2023 Koestler Awards Judging Roundup

As the summer of 2023 Koestler Awards judging has drawn to a close, here’s a look back at some of its highlights.


Coming soon… Koestler Voices Vol. 4

This November marks the publication of our fourth volume of Koestler Voices: New Poetry from Prisons, an anthology of some of the best poems entered into the 2022 and 2023 Koestler Awards.