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Anthony Matsena
Choreographer and dancer ANTHONY MATSENA – a former member of National Youth Dance Wales – has joined the Board of at National Youth Arts...
David Sefton
DAVID SEFTON will be Director of Culture and Creative Projects at the recently formed Institute of Cultural and Creative Industries (ICCI)...
Justina Cruickshank
JUSTINA CRUICKSHANK is joining the board of Wac Arts as the organisation’s new Chair. Currently Chief Operations Officer at The Brew, which...
Vick Bain
VICK BAIN, former CEO of the British Academy of Songwriters, has taken on the role of Interim Director of Strategy for Attitude is...
Vicki Amedume
Staffordshire’s New Vic Theatre has appointed VICKI AMEDUME, Artistic Director of contemporary circus company Upswing, as Associate...

Latest Features

  • UK Music has published its industry-wide ten-point plan for a diverse music ecosystem. But it’s actions, not words, that will bring about lasting change, says Ammo Talwar

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    Festival UK* 2022 is not a ‘celebration of Brexit’ but a celebration of the place we call home, argues Sam Hunt.

  • Woman in gallery looking at painting

    Right now past data is a poor predictor of the future, but understanding the scale and nature of change while responding to issues and initiatives of importance to funders will be vital to future success, say Michelle Wright and Sarah Thelwall.

  • Rishi Sunak

    With freelance workers still living on the brink and campaign groups springing up to lobby for a more equitable future, work is going on behind the scenes to deliver a coordinated response to policy-makers. The Creative Recovery group shares progress so far.

  • A theatre production with actors dressed as an old lady, pidgeon, and two charlie chaplins

    A new series of case studies will be reflecting on the impact of the lockdown on communities and the ways Creative People and Places projects adapted to work with them. Caroline Griffin shares the story.

  • Vince Laws, Fit For Work!, comic book page spread, 2020 – Not Going Back To Normal

    The Scottish government may have put ‘build back better’ on the back burner, but contemporary art has not. Clare Harris celebrates the determination that characterises Scottish artists as they cling on through the pandemic.

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