While NPOs attract regular attenders, independent theatre is more successful at broadening the...

Just a third of art and design teachers say their subjects are highly valued by senior...

For readers in the rest of the UK, Christine Hamilton reflects on how the Scottish arts world...

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Culture Secretary SAJID JAVID will remain in post following the recent Government reshuffle, while ED VAIZEY, Minister for Culture,...
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The new Chief Executive of Oxford Playhouse will be LOUISE CHANTAL. Currently an independent theatre producer, she was formerly a Producer...

As he opens Black Cultural Archives' new Heritage Centre, Director Paul Reid reflects upon those who have inspired him...

The General Manager of Sheffield Theatres, SARAH NICHOLSON, is stepping down to take up the post of Executive Director of the Orange Tree...
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The Clore Leadership Programme has appointed outgoing Director of the National Portrait Gallery SANDY NAIRNE as its new Chair. He succeeds...

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As one of the oldest cultural networks in Europe, the European Festivals Association’s mission has always been centred around artistic quality and long-term impact, says Kathrin Deventer.

Good reads

  • Online streaming services have been hailed as the saviour of the music industry. But the truth is artists are making a pittance from it – and it’s hitting jazz and classical musicians especially hard, says Scott Timberg.

  • Beyond London, UK cities do not get their fair share of arts funding and the policies and practices of the media are exacerbating this division, argues David Anderson, Director of National Museums Wales.

  • Carol Reid looks over the findings from Youth Music’s annual stakeholder survey, which reveal how public sector spending cuts are having widespread and primarily damaging effects.