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Arts Council of Wales (ACW) has appointed Andrew Ogun as Agent for Change – a  new role that will see him lead the organisation’s equality and diversity agenda.   His...
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New research hints at the complexity of Covid status certification as debate rages over its use in cultural spaces.
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The maxiumum penalty for criminal damage to public monuments has been raised from three months' to 10 years' imprisonment. The move, a reaction to the Edward Colston statue toppling...
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A consortium of leading arts organisations aims to connect a new generation of English artists with international partners during Edinburgh’s festival period. Performance makers selected to...
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Promises that the original production of Phantom of the Opera would return after Covid restrictions lift have been broken, leaving orchestral players out of a job. The show was cancelled in...
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Cultural education charity Art UK and Bloomberg Philanthropies have embarked on a multi-year collaboration to improve online access to more than 3,000 public art collections across the UK. The...
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New capital and business development programmes are in the pipeline as ACE looks to "refresh" the criteria for existing funding streams and "broaden" its National Portfolio.
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If the Government is confident in getting events back by June 21, it shouldn't hesitate to extend insurance beyond its pilot programme. 
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ADRIAN VINKEN is standing down as CEO of Theatre Royal Plymouth, which he has led since 1990. Prior to this he had a ten-year career in Sheffield, during which he founded and directed the Leadmill...
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Comics creator, cartoonist, writer, campaigner and author HANNAH BERRY (pictured right) has been appointed as a Trustee for the Cartoon Museum. She is a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and...
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DAVINA MALLINCKRODT will be the new Chair of the Board of Trustees at Cockpit Arts. Founder and CEO of marketing and PR agency Cultural Agenda, she holds a number of non-executive and trustee roles...
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GERRY CORNELIUS, Principal Guest Conductor of English National Ballet, is the new Music Director at English Touring Opera. His career has included conducting many of the country’s leading...
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Affordable artists spaces could be demolished and replaced by 34 apartments under plans lodged with Edinburgh City Council. The former warehouse houses Rhubaba gallery and studios - one...
Prominent industry insiders give Lanre Bakare their take on the music streaming controversy ahead of the release of DCMS’s report this spring.
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A temporary 400-seat open-air theatre will open in Manchester next month on an 80,000 square foot plot of land earmarked for future development. The new venue Homeground is being...
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The heritage organisation says it was asked to present to the report's commissioners but its contribution wasn't recorded.
Artists participated in the circular economy long before it became a deliberate practice and policy, writes Brian Royson Mayne.
Benjamin Wolff explains how everyone from calligraphists to choreographers can lend their expertise in the fast-evolving tech and digital worlds.
As lockdown starts to ease, Eloise Feilden rounds up a selection of galleries now re-opened.
South Africa’s struggling performing artists are angered by their government’s delayed response to their financial woes and are looking at other ways to generate income, writes Mohammed Allie.
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Three temporary outdoor pavilions will be key to performers', artists' and audiences' safe return to Edinburgh International Festival this summer. The purpose-built performance...
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Research is being launched to understand how the cultural sector can be embedded in high streets and attract communities to town centres after the pandemic. Jointly funded by the South East...
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Arts leaders and organisations have paid tribute to the Duke of Edinburgh as a committed patron of both the orthodox and the unconventional.
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JENNY WHITE has joined the Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation as Chief Executive. In her new role she will be supporting contemporary art and culture, science, humanities and social issues between the...
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EMMA PIRIE (pictured right) has been appointed to the new role of Head of Marketing and Development for Dance Base Scotland. Pirie has over 15 years’ experience working in arts and cultural...

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