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HEBE RILEY has been named as Cartwheel Arts’ new director, as outgoing director RICK WALKER announces his retirement. Walker will...
Rosetta Arts has welcomed RAJWANT KAUR SINGH as its new Deputy CEO and Marketing Manager. Kaur Singh joins the Newham arts centre whilst...
RUSSEL TOVEY has been named 2022 Patron of cultural education charity Art UK. The actor and writer succeeds last year’s patron, classicist...
English National Ballet's (ENB) Artistic Director and Lead Principal Dancer TAMARA ROJO has announced she is stepping down later this year...
Culture Centre has welcomed CASSIE CHADDERTON as its new Chair. She takes over from ROISIN CAFFREY, who held the position for three years...

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  • Two actors perform on stage, smiling taking a selfie

    While we were distracted by news of politicians partying during lockdown, last month a Bill was passed that changes rights to UK citizenship. Amanda Parker examines how it threatens all our creative lives.

  • Students at BADA

    In the wake of the killing of George Floyd, many drama schools committed to reform their curricula. Oladipo Agboluaje shares a ground-breaking programme that has emerged as a result.

  • A female wheelchair-using dancer rests on her back, another female dancer balances on her head using the wheelchair for support

    Ten years on from London 2012, disability arts programmes continue to impact artists and audiences around the globe. Tim Wheeler reports on the British Council's work in disability arts.

  • A collective of dance freelancers has initiated a critical response to the fragile nature of their livelihoods. Anna Alvarez and Alister O’Loughlin say they are aiming for long term change.

  • Climate change workshop

    The cultural sector has a role to play in driving the change needed to respond to the climate crisis. But much has been overlooked in the conversation to date, says Lauren Healey.

  • It’s that time of year when we reflect on the last 12 months and hatch plans for the next. Laura Twemlow shares details of a new programme for the new year.

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Readers' Comments

There is not much that is missing from Laura Twemlow's creative investigation. Yes, transformation is the key and unblocking the...
There are many 'good news' stories about Kickstart which are getting washed away in the tide of concern about the programme...
Posted by Dr Nick Owen MBE on Half of creative Kickstart roles filled
You could also imagine situations where a local GP or NHS service prescribed a local cultural offer to a person as means of improving their...
Posted by Scarabeus Aerial Theatre on Going public
In response to Jonathan Needlan's article about needs based culture offers I have this response. I whole heartedly agree that culture...
Posted by Scarabeus Aerial Theatre on Going public
Great article Robin! When I was younger I would often take advantage of Equity standby tickets for a fiver- these don’t seem to available...
Posted by Freebie66 on Rishi isn’t coming to the rescue 
Note that Susan Oman's book is freely available, Open Access on Springer... https://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-030-72937-0...
Many thanks for your comment. Please do also respond to Kevin directly on https://www.linkedin.com/in/the-kevin-osborne/
Posted by ruth_hogarth on We need to talk about race
One of the most challenging but a better way of running diverse teams is to engage them in arts production and delivery. I would like to...
Posted by Change Agent on We need to talk about race
Diana, you provide devastating news about how work in London based HE is no longer a strategic priority for government. Yes, higher...
Posted by Change Agent on Levelling down London’s HE sector
Hi Joel - the report can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/music-creators-earnings-in-the-digital-era

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