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Alex Farquharson Director Nottingham Contemporary
Nottingham Contemporary's founding Director ALEX FARQUHARSON is to replace PENELOPE CURTIS, who left in March, as the new Director of Tate...
SARA LOCK, currently the Marketing and Development Manager at Salisbury Arts Centre, and LARAINE PENSON, Director of Communications at...
Othermother, established by director ANNA POOLE, producer OLIVIA HARRIS and playwright KELLY JONES will be based in Cardiff and perform its...
Former Media and Communications Officer at Manchester Cornerhouse and The University of Manchester JO NIGHTINGALE has been appointed as the...
CLEMMIE REYNOLDS has been appointed Artistic Director at the Marine Theatre in Lyme Regis, leaving her role as Artistic Director at...

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    After collecting more than 100,000 survey responses, Leo Sharrock and Helen Palmer can reveal the main reason people attend the arts.

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Readers' Comments

The Education Secretary Nicky Morgan needs to review her statement in relation to the proposed EBacc being the key to creating...
Posted by Wozzy Brewster OBE on Nicky Morgan defends her attitude to arts education
Hi Jeremy, I understand that there are real limitations with any digital debate - as you rightly said, many people may not engage with...
I would love a debate about funding but (like 98% of the population) I do not regularly go on Twitter, I do not have a smart phone, I...
John – thank you for the thoughtful comment. The fear you mention is valid but a key point of the piece is that data is an essential...
Posted by Libby Penn on Swipe, tap and donate
I read Libby's article with interest especially as it cited our own Arts Quarter research from 2012 which I commissioned and authored...
Posted by John Nicholls on Swipe, tap and donate
The Ebacc itself relates to five core subjects, but we've already seen an impact in schools from the promotion of the EBacc as a...
Posted by LiseS on Guilty secrets
To be fair, the speech as I read it underlines that they are favouring five Baccalaureate subjects, leaving room for other subjects in...
Posted by John_B on Guilty secrets
As an agency that works across the arts and cultural sector to grow audiences we are well versed in the challenges highlighted by TC...
Posted by Pam Pfrommer on Enjoyment for all
We shouldn't underestimate the personal investment that is required in order to fully engage with the arts. The knowledge and...
Posted by Andrew Jackson on Enjoyment for all
TC - give yourself and Artrix a massive pat on the back for attracting your biggest ever audience to Walk the Plank. I think you nailed it...
Posted by AgentLouisa on Enjoyment for all

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