Arts People
MARIA EAGLE, who became Shadow Culture Secretary in January after the sacking of MICHAEL DUGHER, has stepped down. Her replacement will be the fifth MP to hold the title since May 2015.
Theatre shouldn’t be challenged for a lack of plays about the EU referendum – its job is not to be the case for alternatives, but to be the alternative itself, argues Matt Trueman.
With the UK seeming to opt for isolation by leaving the EU, the arts community must ask itself how it will continue to exchange ideas with people around the world, says Anne Bonnar.
News
The Contemporary Art Society and Frieze London have selected Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art (Mima) as the first recipient of a new £50k annual fund, which Mima will use to purchase a...
Feature
To engage visitors, a museum must start by cultivating dialogue between its staff members, says Corinne Estrada. 
Feature
Life is full of twists, turns, knocks and challenges, says composer Aleah Morrison-Basu – but these don’t have to be bad things.
Cultural figures find themselves on one side of the great divide in British life, but the country needs them to venture across the rift and interpret the fractured country, says Charlotte Higgins.
The Government’s lack of commitment to arts in schools will stunt young people's development of imagination, curiosity, empathy and tolerance, says Stephanie Merritt.
News
An extra £2m of funding from Stockton Council has restarted the theatre’s restoration, which began in 2011 but stalled soon after following issues accessing funding from the Heritage...
Opinion
A yes/no referendum on museum free entry would be a terrible idea, so why did the Government think it was an acceptable way of deciding whether we stay in or leave the EU, asks Liz Hill. 
Opinion
Achieving greater diversity in the arts isn’t rocket science, says Ammo Talwar, but it is time for big actions.
News
Concerns have been raised about international artistic exchange and the export of cultural products, following the UK’s vote to leave the EU. 
News
People from high socio-economic backgrounds are almost twice as likely to say public spending on arts and culture benefits them than those with smaller incomes.
What impact can artists have on a town struggling with regeneration? Abigail Neal reports form Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire.
Whilst it’s accepted that many male actors will be free and open about their sexuality, that inclusivity hasn’t yet extended to women in theatre, says Hannah Hauer-King.
News
All theatrical performances and activities are to be cancelled, outstanding debts will not be paid and 31 staff members will be made redundant as the theatre goes into liquidation.
News
The museum is challenging a decision made by the Valuation Office Agency that it must pay full business rates on its Gallery Café, Great Court Restaurant and gift shop, saying they should be eligible...
News
Artists in the caves and bogs of the Brecon Beacons National Park are to receive support to distribute their work as part of a new innovation fund for digital projects in Wales.
Arts People
Following the death of SIR PETER MAXWELL DAVIES earlier this year, The Royal Society of Musicians has appointed composer JUDITH WEIR as its new President.
Arts People
RICHARD TWYMAN, an Associate Director at London’s Royal Court Theatre, is to become Artistic Director of English Touring Theatre. He will replace RACHEL TACKLEY in November, who will join...
Arts People
ROMA BACKHOUSE, founder of the Bloomsbury Festival, is to join Free Word as Director from September. She will replace ROSE FENTON, who is to step down after five years in the role.
Arts People
LLOYD ANDERSON has stepped down as Director of British Council Scotland, after almost five years in post. He has been succeeded by JACKIE KILLEEN, formerly Director, Scotland, for the Big Lottery...
Arts People
Artistic Director and Chief Executive of the Birmingham Hippodrome FIONA ALLAN is to become President of UK Theatre. She succeeds RACHEL TACKLEY, Director of English Touring Theatre and soon to be...
Arts People
Currently Director of Strategy and Development with the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain, NINA CAMLLERI is to join the London Youth Choir as Executive Director this autumn.
Arts People
Previously a member of the press office at English National Opera, ANNIE LYDFORD has taken up a newly created position of Head of Press at WildKat PR.

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