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SEB LOVELL-HUCKLE is the English Symphony Orchestra’s (ESO) new Chief Executive Officer. He will join ESO in August, moving from Birmingham...
REECE CLARKE and WILLIAM BRACEWELL have been promoted to the rank of Principal Dancer at the Royal Ballet. Their promotions to the highest...
TONY FOLLOWELL becomes the new Managing Director, UK & Europe at arts management consultancy TRG Arts. In his new role, Followell is...
GENNEAH TURNER is the Featured Artists Coalition’s (FAC) new General Manager. She previously worked with One Little Independent Records and...
The Spark Arts for Children has named CHRISTOPHER GORRY as its new Artistic Director. He join the charity in July, succeeding ADEL AL-...

Latest Features

  • Has working from home moved the goal posts for local arts attendance? Oliver Mantell has been considering the evidence.

  • Drama and theatre education are curriculum entitlements for all children and young people, not just the privileged few, says Geoff Readman.

  • There are many misconceptions about market research and who is or isn’t qualified to undertake it. Robin Cantrill-Fenwick unravels its mysteries.

  • How do art and artists contribute to innovation? Hasan Bakhshi and David Maggs argue that the typical ways of inquiring into the world are in desperate need of revitalisation.

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  • Founded in 2000, Slung Low is a theatre company based at the Holbeck in Leeds – Britain’s oldest working men’s club. Its Artistic Director, Alan Lane pays tribute to the people who have inspired him.

  • In the last in our series profiling the shortlisted candidates for City of Culture 2025, Claire Whitaker says Southampton has been connecting the UK with people across the globe for thousands of years.

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Dorries says, "For me what's important is that the money goes out into the areas of the UK where it has never been spent before,...
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