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The ‘radical’ proposals for reform also suggest combining GCSEs, A-levels and technical qualifications into an overarching award for 14-19 year olds.
Opinion
The Creative People and Places scheme should prompt new thinking about the role of communities in delivering arts programmes in areas of least engagement, according to a new study.
To what extent can you copy and modify the work of other people – and can you protect your work from the same treatment? Cheryl Davis discusses copyright in an age of Creative Commons.
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Working in partnership with Nottingham Trent University, the venue is to create 25 work experience placements across a 12-month period, linked to courses at the university. The scheme will focus on...
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Campaigners working to restore the theatre are dismayed at the decision by the Duchy of Lancaster to disregard public support for one of Burnley’s ‘proudest’ buildings and auction...
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Youth and heritage organisations are being invited to apply for grants of between £500k and £1m from a new pilot programme, Kick the Dust, to involve young people aged between 11 and 25...
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More than 90 applications have been received for the Musical Instruments for Bands Programme, which was revived by incoming Communities Minister Paul Givan only a year after it was cut by his...
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AHRC research has found that universities can help improve productivity in the creative economy by enabling knowledge exchange with creative organisations.
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More arts organisations are participating in the award scheme, which research shows is nurturing soft skills and fostering an ‘entrepreneurial spirit’ in the young people who take it.
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Creative Scotland is to gather evidence on individuals’ occupation, employment status and career progression across the country.
Arts People
After 17 years with the Arts Marketing Association, including 11 years as Executive Director, JULIE ALDRIDGE is to leave the organisation at the end of 2016. She will continue to work with arts and...
Arts People
Designer and Philanthropist Sir JOHN SORRELL, who established the Creative Industries Federation, is to step down as chair at the start of 2017.
Arts People
CEO and founder of Wac Arts, CELIA GREENWOOD is to leave the organisation after 38 years in post. The new Chief Executive will be KAREN NAPIER.
Arts People
CEO and founder of Wac Arts, CELIA GREENWOOD is to leave the organisation after 38 years in post. The new Chief Executive will be KAREN NAPIER.
Arts People
After four years as Senior Consultant at The Audience Agency, PAMELA JOHNSON (formerly Pfrommer) has left to launch a consultancy business with NIKI BRAITHWAITE, a consultant and former Director at...
Arts People
Help Musicians UK has appointed CHRISTINE BROWN, the charity’s Director of External Affairs, as Northern Ireland Director. She will be joined by NIKKI MACRAE, who is to become NI Development...
Arts People
NIGEL HIGGINS, Co-Chief Executive and Chair of the Group Management Committee of Rothschild & Co, is to be the new chair of Sadler’s Wells. He will take up the role in January 2017,...
Arts People
REBECCA SIMOR is to become the British Council’s new Director, Festivals and Seasons. She will replace LEIGH GIBSON, who moves to the USA to become Country Director for the organisation.
It’s time for Brexiteers to sober up and tell the sector what they have in store for the arts once we leave the EU. Everything is at risk, argues Dr Michael Petry.
The rewriting of the artistic canon to include more women, based on gender rather than on merit, sets the feminist cause back, says Tiffany Jenkins.
The DCMS needs to formally start the European Capital of Culture (ECOC) 2023 competition now or competing cities won’t have time to prepare their bids, says Steve Green, chair of the ECOC selection panel.
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The theatre is to tell the story of life in post-Brexit Britain by conducting interviews with people across the country, and using a “massive verbatim archive” as the basis for future...
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Camelot, a firm that protects empty buildings from squatters, has proposed the creation of a ‘culture trust’ in its former headquarters, in return for the peaceful departure of activists...
Opinion
Adam Taylor, an organiser of the NewHorizons16 conference on diversity and inclusion, responds to one of the day’s themes: opportunities are not open to everyone in the arts because white, middle-class, middle-aged men stand in the way.
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The training accreditation body is to cease all activities and close down following a year in which high-profile members – such as RADA, LAMDA and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama...

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