Entries for GCSE arts subjects are down 9% on 2016, while entries for EBacc subjects are up 9% in the same period.
A new academic report says that shifting cultural policy to enable people to be creative and make their own culture would be a fairer use of public funds and lead to greater equality.
Systemic failures in recruitment and professional development are leading to skills shortages and a damaging lack of diversity among theatre workers, according to a new report.
The newspaper has published a small acknowledgement that Opera Holland Park, on which the council allegedly “lost” £2.5m, has operated independent of council funding since 2015.
Campaigners have argued the gallery’s sponsorship deal with the oil giant breaches its ‘Ethical Fundraising Policy’, which they obtained via freedom of information.
A debate about whether actors with learning disabilities are reached by celebrated inclusive initiatives such as Ramps on the Moon has been triggered by a new paper.
National Lottery operator Camelot expects “disappointing” sales to decline further this year.
The Halle Orchestra’s Mark Elder and former Chief Executive of The Place, Kenneth Tharp, are among those receiving top honours in 2017.
Former Culture and Digital Minister Matt Hancock’s remit is slimmed to Digital, as arts and culture joins heritage and tourism under the remit of first-time Minister John Glen.
The Arts Council was unable to maintain standstill funding following orders from the Department for Communities.
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The Federation of Drama Schools aims to make recruitment more accessible and diverse, and help students identify high-quality training.
Male graduates earn slightly more than women just one year after graduating from a Creative Arts and Design course.
An actor on BBC drama Bread, a jazz saxophonist and the consultant behind the ‘GREAT’ Britain campaign are among the 63 newly elected MPs.
The need for clarity has emerged as a key priority for arts organisations following the confirmation that no political party has won majority control of the House of Commons.
Research by the Creative Industries Federation suggests almost 75% of creative organisations think restricting immigration would hurt business.