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MARTIN DIMERY, Frome Festival's Creative Director since 2007, will retire after the 2022 festival. Prior to his work with Frome Festival, Dimery ran the Merlin Theatre at Frome College and...
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Once derided as the Festival of Brexit, the eight-month mega event will "prove the naysayers wrong".
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A new fund to improve the diversity of London’s public spaces has been announced by London Mayor Sadiq Khan. Untold Stories will offer community-led organisations between £1,000 and...
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Event organisers say they have been unable to obtain quotes for the Government's Live Events Reinsurance Scheme.  Association of Independent Festivals (AIF) Chief Paul Reed confirmed...
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What happens when creative minds from different sectors and disciplines come together to imagine and design bold, large-scale events to reach millions of people worldwide? Martin Green reveals what’s in store for 2022.
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Anthony Sargent says we need to identify what we've learned from Covid, then build on those foundations rather than reassemble broken pieces of the past.
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Creating and sharing new knowledge - through teaching, learning, impact and public engagement - lies at the heart of relationships between universities and cultural organisations, Professor Katy Shaw and Claire Malcolm write. 
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Universities often lack the resources for large scale art programmes, yet the University of Kent has launched an ambitious creative season. David Sefton explores the relationship between academic institutions and the arts.
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The arts have a huge role to play in health and wellbeing. Jane Rich shares how creative practitioners can support mental health without being mental health professionals themselves.
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Sinfonia Viva has named LUCY GALLIARD as its next Chief Executive. She joins the East Midlands orchestra in January 2022, at the start of its 40th anniversary year. Galliard is currently...
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SOPHIE GREENSTREET has been appointed as Henry Moore Studios & Gardens first ever Engagement Curator. In her role, Greenstreet will connect with schools, students, vulnerable adults...
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69,000 music jobs – one in three of the total workforce – were lost last year due to Covid-19, UK Music’s annual report into the music industry has revealed. The...
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The £186m arts complex continues to make a “strong strategic case” with a revised business case and new training programme.
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The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is launching a study into the UK’s music streaming market. The watchdog will probe the dominance of major record labels and music streaming...
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Manchester’s Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art (CFCCA) is recruiting a new director following the resignation of Zoe Dunbar, its director of seven years. Recruitment for a new...
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Brighton's Malborough Productions has opened applications to the fourth year of its New Queers on the Block development programme. The programme will award three LGBTIQ+ performing...
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The museum has relied on a technicality to sidestep its own standards for corporate partnerships.
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The Windrush Commemoration Committee has selected Basil Watson’s design to stand as the National Windrush Monument. Watson’s entry, chosen from a shortlist of four, depicts a man,...
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Essex County Council will launch a local Arts and Cultural Recovery Fund for next month. The fund is geared towards recovery and development post-pandemic, benefitting organisations...
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London’s Royal Docks is set to become ‘London’s cultural engine’ under plans to repurpose the space as a cultural quarter. Work has begun on a range of creative spaces...
How can arts organisations give their audiences confidence to attend in person again? Hannah Grannemann shares the latest advice.
The Government’s retain and explain strategy for controversial monuments will do little to diffuse the ongoing culture warm, says Toby Young.
Britain’s drama schools are renowned internationally as centres of performing excellence but are still getting to grips with changing mores around gender and race, writes Vanessa Thorpe.
Anna Brady, Gareth Harris and Lee Cheshire ask what’s next for young painters whose works sold for six and seven-figure sums at Frieze London.
Covid-19 sent Australia’s theatres into crisis, but the sector has faced deeper rooted issues for many years, Gillian Arrighi and Clare Irvine write.

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