Deborah Bull explains what the cultural enquiry into arts policy and young people learnt by...

First ever mapping of the UK’s creative economy finds “uneven distribution” of the UK’s creative...

As the Lords debate shines a spotlight on the Government’s support of artists, Susan Jones...

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TIM EYLES, Managing Partner UK of law firm Taylor Wessing and Chair of The Jerwood Charitable Foundation, has been appointed as Chair of...
Jazz Services Ltd has appointed HEULWEN PHILLIPS to the newly created role of Project Director. Currently Development Manager for Armonico...
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The new Chair of the Board of Trustees for The Audience Agency is SHEILA HEALY. She was previously Chief Executive of Cornwall and...
Chair of Manchester’s Royal Exchange Theatre, PAUL LEE is stepping down after more than 14 years. He is succeeded by BEN CALDWELL, a...
PROFESSOR MAURICE BIRIOTTI will take over as Chair of the Board of Trustees for Spitalfields Music when SIR ALAN MOSES steps down in...


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Oussama Rifahi explains how the Arab Fund for Arts and Culture supports artists working in challenging situations with very limited resources.

Conferences & Training


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The tragic story of Lidice, a Czech village destroyed by the Nazis, formed part of a recent Cultural Value project investigating the power of storytelling to develop empathy, compassion and understanding. John Holmes discusses the findings.


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New music can be attractive to anyone but it all depends on how we hear about it and then where we first hear it, believes Tania Holland Williams.