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Sir Peter Luff
Sir PETER LUFF is stepping down as Chair of The National Lottery Heritage Fund (NLHF) and National Heritage Memorial Fund at the end of the...
Ainslie Roddick
AINSLIE RODDICK, Curator at the Centre for Contemporary Arts Glasgow, will join the Isle of Skye's ATLAS Arts as its new Artistic Director/...
Ryan Bancroft
Californian RYAN BANCROFT has been appointed as the BBC National Orchestra of Wales’ (BBC NOW) new Principal Conductor. He first worked...
Jerry Gunn
JERRY GUNN is stepping down as Rose Theatre Kingston’s Executive Producer. He joined the company in 2006 and went on to become Executive...
Jim Sweeney, Theresa Shearer and Fiona Doring
JIM SWEENEY MBE takes over from Piper Group Chief Executive, THERESA SHEARER, as Impact Arts’ new Chair. Sweeney has extensive experience...

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I'm sure I'm not the only person who is fed up to the back teeth of women saying they are hard done by. Try being male, 60 and...
Posted by jeremyholloway on The arts sector's dirty secret
This article doesn’t address the issue of overstretched school funding - my daughter’s school last year decided it had to drop all arts...
Posted by Culturalist on Decline in creative A Levels accelerates
“I thought I’d be so frightened I’d run off stage. Now, the thought of standing up in front of people doesn’t scare me.” These are the...
I'd be interested to see how BOP define musicians. The figure of 'roughly 2700' musicians in the Midlands seems rather...
Posted by andy.wales@leics.gov.uk on Live music in the Midlands ‘rapidly declining’
Have only just caught up with this story. As regards DM's Chairman, Peter Mandelson, he has never declared any clients of his...
The figure of "One third" of ACE funding going to London is incorrect. There are several NPO's across all bands who are...
Posted by LetsBeHonest on London receives a third of all ACE funding
Well, well, the worms are slowly creeping out of ACE's woodwork.. In 2012/13 82 % of arts funding went to London, the seat of the...
Posted by C M Kapteijn on London receives a third of all ACE funding
I don’t wholly disagree with your conclusion that Nicky Morgan does not appear to have a particularly positive outlook on the arts. But...
Lord Kerslake’s inquiry into the UK’s economic imbalances does make specific references to the arts and culture. The Inquiry is currently...
This issue, in respect of the arts, was of course also covered by the excellent 2013 independent report Rebalancing Our Cultural Capital...

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