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The Southbank Centre announced it has “no future plans” to advertise in the Daily Mail, after the newspaper published a widely-criticised article about gay parents which has been branded...
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Chief Executive of the festival, Shona McCarthy, issued a plea for help to support the cost of hiring venues and accommodation. The Edinburgh Festival Fringe has been cut from Creative Scotland...
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SWAP’ra – Supporting Women and Parents in Opera – intends to lobby for grants towards childcare for mothers returning to work, and creches for working parents. The organisation will...
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Almost 200 actresses have penned an open letter calling for ‘time up’ on sexual harassment and abuse, and some stars attended the Baftas accompanied by feminist activists instead of their...
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Education Secretary Damian Hinds said an upcoming review of higher education funding may also consider shorter university courses and more opportunities to study whilst working.
Chris Bannerman asks what the UK’s departure from the European Union will mean for dance, if open borders are no longer a given.
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New research by Nesta finds that the growth rate of creative industries employment could mean 1,000 new jobs every week until 2030. London, Manchester and Luton top the list of areas with the most...
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80% of local councils in England fear for their financial stability, according to the State of Local Government Finance Survey, with two-thirds having to spend from their reserves.
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Studio 144, the new home for Nuffield Theatres, John Hansard Gallery and City Eye film, opens this evening with street performances and fireworks.
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The London Mayor has pledged an extra £250k to the two winning boroughs, taking their grants to £1.35m. A further £250k will go towards exemplary projects, and £250k will be...
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Music should be led by young people’s interests and less focused on prescriptive outcomes, according to the findings of a schools action research programme.
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The Paul Hamlyn Foundation will grant £750k a year to arts organisations helping primary school teachers use the arts in their classrooms.
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A collaboration with the Wolfson Foundation will see theatres of all sizes eligible for up to £20k in funding this year to make their buildings more accessible.
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The ‘world first’ live music census also reveals key challenges for venues and information about the economic value of the industry.
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The Government spends more money incentivising donations than charities receive through the incentivised donations, researchers at a new independent Tax Centre have concluded.
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ROBERT WILSON, co-founder of sculpture park Jupiter Artland, has been appointed Chair of Creative Scotland. He takes over from interim Chair BEN THOMSON, who has been filling in since RICHARD FINDLAY...
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Previously Artistic Director/Chief Executive of The Art House in Wakefield, SHÂN EDWARDS has become Chief Executive of Edinburgh Printmakers.
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Arts Council England (ACE) has introduced two new Director roles focused on innovation: Head of Publishing, Rights & Images at the National Portrait Gallery, NICOLA SAUNDERS, will be joining ACE...
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After six years as a theatre and dance producer, and Producer for China Plate, KAYA STANLEY-MONEY has been appointed Executive Director and joint Chief Executive at Camden People’s Theatre. She...
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Currently Assistant Curator at Nottingham Contemporary, ANGELICA SULE has been appointed as Curator at Site Gallery in Sheffield.
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The Creative Industries Federation has released information about members of its UK Council for 2018, including Arts Council England Chief Executive DARREN HENLEY and AMANDA NEVILL, Chief Executive...
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Director of Engagement and Audiences at Arts Council England PHIL CAVE will leave at the end of March to take up consultancy work.
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Head of Communications at the Arts Council of Wales, BETSAN MOSES, is to become the new Chief Executive of the National Eisteddfod of Wales, an eight-day music and poetry festival. She will replace...
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Under the Consumer Rights Act, resellers will have to supply the unique ticket number (UTN) and provide purchasers with information about its original face value, the location of seats, and any...
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Although Theatre & Arts Reading (TAR) has received Arts Council funding to study the viability of turning Reading Prison into a theatre, TAR Chief Executive Hilary Scott said the organisation is...

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