News
Female entries for GCSE music outnumbered those from males by almost 4,000 in 2017/18, compared to just 764 five years ago.
Feature
Nurturing young people’s talent is a key part of improving diversity in the arts sector, says Jacqueline Haxton.
Opinion
Having to apply for a separate visa for each and every EU country would put paid to many international careers, including his, writes Paul Bogen.
In Rio de Janeiro, more than 800 people have been killed by military and civil police since January. Sarah Johnson meets an artist who has taken up residence in one police department to see if it’s possible to change the way the force interacts with the public.
News
Nine people aged between 18 and 25 have been chosen to meet once a month to “provoke, inspire and create positive change” at the venue.
News
The organisation hopes the three-year transformation, which includes new public spaces and a new performance space, will help the opera house lose its elitist tag.
In East Africa, theatre is increasingly being used as way of engaging young people in policy development for their cities. Florence Engasser and Tom Saunders report.
International collaboration has always been a source of pride and success for music in the UK – we must ensure that it stays that way after Brexit, writes Joanne Cormac.
Feversham Primary Academy was once in special measures but is now revered for its English and Maths results – all because of a curriculum focus on music. Dougal Shaw reports.
Case study
When James Haddrell took on the directorship of Greenwich Theatre over ten years ago, he didn’t know if the company had a future at all. Here he charts its imaginative route to recovery.
Feature
It can be brutal to have your work rejected. Tom Harvey has devised a ‘Humane Commissioning Manifesto’ to fight back against insensitive and damaging practices.
Feature
Has Arts Council England got cultural democracy wrong? Steven Hadley and Eleonora Belfiore argue for a more thorough questioning of existing hierarchies.
News
Located just opposite the main site, the former Peckham Road Fire Station building opens after a renovation this weekend. Alongside hosting exhibitions, it will run an education and events programme.
News
A new Memorandum of Understanding, in place until 2020, includes commitments for both bodies to share data on the use of Lottery funding more effectively and to align funding processes where possible.
News
£60k has been granted to a South Shields project to turn a pit head building into a cultural hub through the Government’s £6m Coastal Communities Fund. Cornwall’s Kneehigh...
News
Although the city remains one of the cheapest in Scotland to buy a house – with an average price of £141k, compared to £169k nationally – house prices jumped by 5.7% in the...
News
Publishers and creative artists could receive more money from tech giants that share their content under changes to copyright law that have been approved by the European Parliament.
News
Director Andrew Panton has said that Dundee Rep’s current building is “probably not” the best way to serve the city’s needs, and he would like to see a capital campaign for a...
News
At the heart of its new 5-year Corporate Plan is a commitment to ensuring diversity among those it funds, and to improving the financial resilience of both arts organisations and individual artists.
News
Perth and Kinross Council has expressed interest in a merger between Horsecross Arts and Culture Perth and Kinross, which have both been directed to save a total of £144k over the next three...
Arts People
The new South West Area Chair of Arts Council England will be HELEN BIRCHENOUGH, who will begin a four-year term in December. She was Chair of both the Salisbury Playhouse and Salisbury International...
Arts People
Ministry of Stories Co-founder and Director LUCY MACNAB is leaving the organisation to join Arts Council England as Senior Manager for Children, Young People & Learning.
Arts People
Artist PIPPA HALE, who was Co-Founder and Development Director at The Tetley and helped establish the Northern Art Prize, has joined the Board of creative development agency IVE.
Arts People
CARON LOUDY has been appointed as Creative Producer at Luca Silvestrini’s Protein. She joins the international touring dance company from Greenwich Dance, where she was Creative Programme...
Arts People
JOHN BOOTH has been appointed as a Trustee of Tate. A non-executive director of two investment management businesses with venture capital interests in e-commerce, media and telecommunications, he...

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