News
Annual reports reveal the city’s largest theatre spaces broke income targets and increased profits last year.
Arts People
JONATHAN CHURCH, who resigned three months ago as Artistic Director of Sydney Theatre Company, is to become Artistic Director of Theatre Royal Bath’s summer season. He will combine the role...
Arts People
The Watts Gallery Board of Trustees has elected former Director of Academic Affairs at the Royal Academy of Arts MARYANNE STEVENS as its new Chair, succeeding RICHARD ORMOND. She will take up the...
Arts People
Former Training and Support Specialist at OmniTicket Network RACHEL HILL, who spent a year as Project Consultant with Syx Automations, has re-joined the company as Business Systems Analyst.
Feature
New figures should be “a wake-up call to Government”, the founder of the Bacc for the Future campaign has said.
News
Labour’s new arts strategy includes growing government culture spend to match the European average and boosting primary school arts budgets.
News
A new online resource aims to help arts practitioners develop a better understanding of the measures that improve the experience of participants.
Birmingham artists and audiences fill the void when the city falls into one of its “recurring troughs of mediocrity”, says Richard Bratby.
Student debt is deterring pupils from taking arts A-levels because they can’t afford to study subjects at university that don’t lead to a guaranteed career, says Lorenza Antonucci.
News
The new relationship will give the radio station’s listeners access to behind-the-scenes, unique events and ticket offers.
News
St Helens Libraries’ Cultural Hubs attracted over 2,000 votes to be named Best Arts Project for its work promoting health and wellbeing.
News
The city joins Sunderland, Stoke-on-Trent, Paisley and Coventry in a bid to take the title in 2021.
News
Peter Doig’s assertion that a desert landscape painting wasn’t painted by him has been accepted by a US court following claims to the contrary by the painting’s owner.
Book review
Mark Robinson finds Nina Simon’s book essential reading for anyone trying to reach those disengaged from the arts. 
Case study
Dance is perfectly suited to being toured internationally, says Anthony Missen. He explains how exporting has allowed Company Chameleon to grow and flourish. 
Munira Mirza sees Brexit as a massive opportunity for the cultural sector to grow Britain’s world-class creative exports and develop international partnerships.
News
London-based Brick Box has relocated to Bradford, which will become the main focus for its community work, which aims to revitalise the neglected areas of cities.
News
A two-year partnership with the abbey, currently undergoing a £6.3m restoration, will see Warts and All Theatre company build connections between the community of Northampton and the historic...
News
The Weeping Window sculpture, based on the commemorative installation at the Tower of London in November 2014, was seen by more than 125,000 people at Woodhorn Museum, Northumberland, over seven...
News
A €290m Italian government scheme, designed to remind young people of the value of culture, will enable them to buy books, tickets for concerts, theatre and the cinema, museum visits and trips...
News
A DCMS insider has hinted that Sir Nicholas Serota is likely to take over from Sir Peter Bazalgette – an appointment that would be “warmly welcomed”, according to an Arts Council...
Case study
An international collaboration is helping young people with disabilities in the Ukraine get involved in the performing arts and bringing communities together, writes Sylvia Harrison.
News
Regeneration plans for London will see a warehouse that is home to more than 100 artists demolished to make way for a pedestrian bridge into the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.
Arts People
AIMEE SHIELDS is joining the Georgian Theatre Royal in Richmond, North Yorkshire, as Youth Theatre Officer. She currently works for Stagecoach Theatre Arts in Newcastle and prior to that was at the...
Breakdowns in relations between arts organisations and their ticketing suppliers aren’t uncommon. Roger Tomlinson explains why – and what can be done about it.

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