MSPs are “very concerned” by the national arts funder’s handling of its Regular Funding...

No one in need should put any faith in this toothless ‘regulator’, which has just spent two...

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Head of Creative Direction & Innovation at Historic Royal Palaces DEBORAH SHAW has been appointed as Chief Executive of the Marlowe...
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MELANIE PRECIOUS, who spent two years as Creative Producer for Luca Silvestrini’s Protein, has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of...
HANNAH PHILLIPS has been appointed to the newly-formed role of Director of Transformation at Worcester Arts Workshop. She joins after a...
Consumer Sales and Marketing Director for The Ticket Factory CHRIS PILE has been promoted to the role of Commercial Director. The...
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KRISHNA THIAGARAJAN will take up a new appointment as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Seattle Symphony in America, leaving his...

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    Technological and digital developments grow exponentially. The arts sector must take advantage of the technology available now and be ready for the digital changes ahead, advises Daniel Rowles.

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    The right approach to segmentation can drive sales and improve return on investment, as Tennessee Performing Arts Center in the US proved. David Reece and Timmy Metzner explain.

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    Matt Griffiths reveals how his career progressed from freelance percussionist to Chief Executive of Youth Music.

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    No one in need should put any faith in this toothless ‘regulator’, which has just spent two years squirming out of its responsibility to regulate, writes Christy Romer.

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    Few arts venues have programmed main stage shows starring performers with learning disabilities, but new diversity requirements for England’s NPOs could change that, says Gus Garside.

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    Alison Fordham explains how IF: Milton Keynes International Festival’s programme of outdoor events is a key audience development and placemaking tool for the town.

Readers' Comments

The survey window looked ambitious from the start. The relatively focused and guided Music Commission survey was open for around double the...
Thank you for the comprehensive reply Liz! The three points you make resonate with me and I'm sure others though I'll be...
You’ve raised a very good point, which is a significant issue in the whole EBacc debate. In fact there are three reasons why I am swayed to...
I am not sticking up for the EBacc, or saying that arts subjects are not in decline... But what is the justification for including D...
It's really wonderful Tony that you've been able to blend these genres together and in such ways as to empower a wider public to...
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Your comment reminded me of part of 'Step by step: arts policy and young people 1944-2014' which states: "...contemporary...
What is interesting is that exactly 30 years ago this year, Arts & Business (or ABSA as then was) started two programmes to get...
We highlighted these same issues in the mid-90s when classical orchestral music and opera were getting a huge proportion of the funding,...
With a music world so varied this spending on opera is wholly indefensible.
Seven or eight years ago, I took a group of BA Hons Creative Events Management students on a trip to Salisbury and we heard a presentation...

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