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Make Music Day UK has announced PAUL GUDGIN and ROB GUEST as its new co-directors. Gudgin has over 30 years’ experience in the management...
ELLIE BROWNING has been named as Shoreditch Town Hall's new Head of Cultural Programme. Previously Senior Producer at interactive theatre...
ALAN SMITH will be Liverpool City Council's first heritage leader. The new role is an amalgamation of other roles that will see Smith...
Networking organisation Young People in the Arts (YPIA) has announced its leadership team for the 2021/22 season. SHANNON ST. LUC,...
International biennial festival of theatre LIFT has named ROSIE MILLARD as its new Chair of the Board of Trustees. She will replace BERNARD...

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    Power shapes our lives and our decision making 24 hours a day. What is it doing to you? Suzanne Alleyne investigates.

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    The importance of access to arts and creativity in care settings has become ever more apparent during the pandemic, writes Alison Teader.

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This is an excellent set of notes and papers which will lead to much bigger things as the work matures. The writer will be aware that...
This is a very useful contribution in that it tries to examine and provide the mechanism for levelling up in the arts and the cultural...
It would be interesting to know if either study took into account the furloughing of staff - many marketing teams were running at reduced...
Such a clear piece - so timely, so well argued.
Posted by AnthonySargent2 on Let's create austerity
When 'improved governance' or 'more dispersed models of leadership' have manifestly failed to have any impact for years...
Having been one of the people consulted as part of the review of VA, Its a pleasure to see the birth of Creative Lives. Looking forward to...
What wise and welcome words from Anthony Sargent! It's been a long wait for an article to appear in your pages to challenge current...
Posted by Tony Haynes on New Deal for the arts
Thank you for your comment Tony. We are always interested in articles that challenge current thinking and welcome debate on our pages.
Posted by Ruth Hogarth on New Deal for the arts
It's very encouraging to see radical views about music in education emerging at last, but sad that there is no forum to debate them...
While is disheartening, it is not surprising that so many cultural institutions are unable to meet Arts Council targets for cultural...

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