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Beth Byrne
The new Chief Executive Officer at Shoreditch Town Hall will be BETH BYRNE. Until recently she was Executive Producer at Southbank Centre,...
After 20 years at The Lightbox in Woking, Director MARILYN SCOTT will stand down in November 2021. A former member of the National Lottery...
Four new board members have been appointed to drive forward Culture Central’s vision and mission as the collective voice for the sector in...
Marcus Ryder
RADA has announced that MARCUS RYDER will become the organisation’s new Chair at the end of next month, taking over from SIR STEPHEN WALEY-...
Curator, writer and editor MARIAMA ATTAH is joining Castlefield Gallery’s board of Directors and Trustees. She is Curator at Liverpool’s...

Latest Features

  • A person lying in a tree using a megaphone

    After a lifetime spent working in the arts across the world, Judith Knight considers the dilemma of meeting the demands of the climate emergency while retaining international collaborations.

  • Two children at a desk working with two adults on crafts

    Organisations talk a big game about preventing climate change but what are they doing? Bridget McKenzie shares her experience of testing the way culture takes action.

  • Glyndebourne Opera House with its wind turbine in the background

    As cultural organisations are looking for new ways to reduce their carbon emissions, Kate Harvey reports on a remarkable 10 year journey which has led to excess energy generation being redirected to the National Grid.

  • Group of people with banners in the background and two people in the foreground dress in green, leaf-like coats, one of which is on a white horse

    Two years ago a group of artists and environmental activists launched Culture Declares Emergency. Lucy Neal and Kay Michael tell the story of the movement’s foundation and the momentum it has gathered since then.

  • Still from murmuration of a hand over some drawn flowers

    Poet and climate writer, Linda France shares how she is creating spaces for connection, discussion and personal reflection, encouraging us to respond to the climate emergency and see ourselves as part of the solution.

  • Conductor leading a school orchestra

    Music educators often lack the confidence and energy to engage with academic research. Encouraging them to do so may be the way to address the disconnect between the two worlds, argues Dr Steven Berryman.

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No one living in this part of London wanted it anyway. There so many more important uses of money and space at the moment. It just goes...
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Going forward arts practitioners will be expected to pick up more and more work with fractured, isolated, disenfranchised communities post-...
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