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Consulting communities is not the same as allowing them to make decisions, attendees of a recent conference heard.
Pathways into the creative industries are less well laid than other sectors'. From networking, skills development, finding your tribe and staying true to your art, Kate Hall offers practical advice for those who are just starting out.
Poverty is often cited as a justification for taking "dirty money" from ethically compromised corporations, writes James Doeser. He says arts bodies need to decide what moral hierarchies guide all their operations - sponsorship included.
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Oxford University Professor Dirk Obbink has been accused of selling ancient Bible fragments to US billionaire Steve Green after at least 11 texts from the university's archives turned up at the...
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The shoe, owned by ballerina Dame Margot Fonteyn, sold at an auction near Hythe for less than its estimated sale price of £1500 to £2000. Fonteyn, who died in 1991 aged 71, was one...
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Grassroots projects to bring people together and establish social connections, such as community cafes, street parties or walking groups, will be eligible for the fund. A statement from DCMS said the...
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A new report from London Mayor Sadiq Khan's office found the sector injects £40bn into the city's supply chains, which helps a range of other industries. Previous figures from DCMS...
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The ACE and Durham University collaboration says that prioritising exam technique over deep understanding is “far from ideal for government, regulators, heads, teachers or parents”.
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The Government’s “biggest ever single investment in cultural infrastructure” will pay for building maintenance in musuems, technology for libraries and regeneration projects.
Opinion
Before praising the Culture Secretary for “responding so positively” to the financial crisis facing the cultural sector, Arts Council England would do well to take a step back and review its own evidence, says Liz Hill.
Hettie Judah looks at the history of London's art nightclubs. These platforms for new types of artistic expression were the definition of participatory theatre - everyone was part of the scene.
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The Globe in Stockton-on-Tees has been closed since 1997. The renovations, initially expected to cost £4m, are being financed by National Lottery funding and building owner Stockton-on-...
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Avoncroft Museum's Board of Trustees says it is "on the right trajectory for 2019" after losing nearly £50,000 in the past financial year, causing auditors to express doubt the...
Arts People
ANNILESE MISKIMMON will be joining English National Opera (ENO) as Artistic Director. Currently with Den Norske Opera and Ballet/Norwegian National Opera and Ballet, she was previously General...
Arts People
TIM COLEGATE has left Wolverhampton Grand Theatre, where he was Head of Programming/Producer, to join Lighthouse, Poole’s centre for the arts, as the new Head of Programming. His earlier career...
Arts People
After ten years as Chief Executive, JANE BRYANT is preparing to step down from Artswork next year. Now part of the national network of Arts Council England-funded bridge organisations, the charity...
Arts People
JANET SMITH MBE, Principal and Artistic Director of Northern School of Contemporary Dance since 2012, will be leaving her role and stepping down from full-time working life at the end of the spring...
Arts People
CARYS ROSE THOMAS, a 22-year-old recent graduate of Newcastle University, and 24-year-old Durham graduate and aspiring producer DANIELLE OLIVER have joined the Board at Northern Stage. They were...
Arts People
PRS Foundation, the UK funder of new music and talent development, has appointed BECCI SCOTCHER as Senior Grants and Programmes Manager and ALISON WILLIAMS as Communications Coordinator. Scotcher has...
Arts People
KIM EVANS OBE, Chair of the Board of Trustees of women’s theatre company Clean Break since 2012, will be stepping down at the end of her tenure in July next year.
Arts People
TIM MARLOW has been appointed Chief Executive and Director of the Design Museum. He will take up the position in 2020, when Co-Directors DEYAN SUDJIC and ALICE BLACK step aside after 12 years at the...
Arts People
Three new members have joined the Board of Directors at Without Walls, which curates outdoor arts shows:  LEW HODGES, Chartered Accountant; IVAN WADESON, Executive Director, Manchester City of...
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Deputy Leader Tom Watson says his party would compel the Lottery operator to release ticket sales data to address the unequal distribution of funding.
Arts People
DAME LIZ FORGAN DBE is the new Chair of Trustees at Aurora Orchestra, while Currencycloud CEO MIKE LAVEN has been appointed as Trustee. Forgan, whose career has included roles as a journalist, BBC...
Arts People
Trafalgar Theatre Productions has that announced SERENA HILL is to fill a new Casting Director role. Head of Casting at The National Theatre for 16 years until 2003, she most recently worked as a...

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