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Shubbak, festival of contemporary Arab culture, has appointed ALIA ALZOUGHBI and TAGHRID CHOUCAIR-VIZOSO as joint CEOs. The pair will replace ECKHARD THIEMANN, who has been CEO and Artistic...
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KATIE RAZZALL has been appointed Culture Editor for BBC News. Razzall spent 15 years at Channel 4 News before joining BBC Newsnight as Special Correspondent in 2014. She was promoted to UK...
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Liverpool Council is expected to pay £685,000 in administration costs for a theatre that failed under a fraudster's management.  The authority will meet on...
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PPL Chief Executive Peter Leathem has said the copyright collective is considering introducing livestreaming licences akin to PRS for Music's. A dedicated licence for recorded music featured...
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Autistic people face the highest rate of unemployment of all disabled groups in the UK. A new guide aims to change conversations surrounding autism in the performance industry.
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People who were vaccinated in the US or EU will no longer need to quarantine in England from Monday (August 2). The change applies to visitors from all amber-rated countries except...
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A landmark report makes the case for investment ahead of the next Spending Review, saying innovation is being stifled just as it is needed most.
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The Night Time Industries Association (NTIA) and hospitality bosses say they are ready to take the Government to court over its plan to introduce vaccine passports at event venues. A letter to...
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Eight cultural organisations in Northumberland are commissioning research into their audiences ahead of the next National Portfolio application process in January. November Club, Museums...
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Adding a seventh city to the longlist of bidders who will receive funding would allow more places to "complete their journey," an expert on the competition says.
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War Years Remembered, an independent museum in Northern Ireland, faces permanent closure unless it can find a new home. The museum has fundraised more than £29,000 of its £50,000...
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The Music Publishers Association is launching a diversity, equality and inclusion council to "address the lack of executive Black talent" and other disparities in the...
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REBECCA KANE BURTON has stepped down as Chief Executive of LW Theatres. Previously Managing Director at Alexandra Palace and Vice President at The O2, Kane Burton spent five years with LW...
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CATHARINE BRAITHWAITE, HELEN WEWIORA and SARAH FISHER have been appointed as new Directors for Contemporary Visual Art Network North West, replacing PAUL SMITH and KATE JESSON....
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Stormont ministers have decided theatres and concert halls in Northern Ireland can reopen to indoor audiences. The changes come into effect from 6pm today (27 July), after the initial...
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The DCMS Committee is concerned Camelot, the current Lottery operator, has not increased returns to the arts at the same rate as its rising profits.
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Prospective creative arts students applicants may have to compete for fewer places as Government ministers consider capping admissions. The Department for Education (DfE) plans to “curb...
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Casting artists of colour in roles traditionally played by White actors could “work to balance out [their] historical and current exclusion," according to British East and South-East...
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A £100,000 contract to develop the name and brand of a single digital presence for UK libraries has gone live. Open to all studios and designers, the British Library said it...
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Bristol Old Vic will continue to host some socially distanced shows to cater for vulnerable people who need extra precautions. The theatre has guaranteed two socially distanced performances of its...
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Leicester City Council has thrown a financial lifeline to Phoenix, one of the city's largest arts centres. Covid-19 related disruption has left Leciester Arts Centre, the charity running the...
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Cardiff-based theatre company Fio have announced SITA THOMAS and BETH HOUSE as new additions to its executive team. Thomas joins Fio as Artistic Director. Previously Creative Assistant at Wales...
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The Bush Theatre has announced UZMA HASAN as the new Chair of its Board of Trustees. She will replace SIMON JOHNSON from the start of August. Hasan is an independent film and TV producer, non-...
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ANGHARAD JONES has been appointed as Artistic Director of East Midlands theatre company New Perspectives. Jones has been Artistic Director of Derby's Fifth Word for 15 years, a theatre company...
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Visitors to cultural venues in France now must show a health pass or negative PCR test from the last 48 hours to gain access. The new rule applies to cinemas, art galleries, libraries and museums...

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