About artsbeat

Artsbeat was a free print magazine produced and edited by  – Amanda Penman – a journalist with more than 40 years experience as a reporter, editor and senior newspaper executive.

The last edition was printed in August 2020 following a gap of a few months because of the Covid-19 crisis. It was first published in February 2013 and it won Magazine of the Year in the 2014 Midlands Media Awards and was on the shortlist again in 2015, 2016 and 2017.