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A new partnership will provide training and treatments for dancers in the Midlands. DANCE CLINIC will work with Birmingham's DanceXchange to provide professional screenings, injury prevention...
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Plans for £4.5m works to reopen a troubled arts centre in Wales have been announced. Awen Cultural Trust want to retain and enhance the Gothic architecture of the Muni Arts Centre in...
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ACE is right to focus on libraries, says Hassan Vawda – but it must put communities at the heart of its plans to revive them.
Ben Lawrence says the arts' "mission to entertain" has evaporated under efforts to diversify audiences. Can the arts balance being challenging with being cheerful?
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Swansea's historic Grand Theatre will become a cultural and digital hub for diverse communities. Race Council Cymru, the country’s lead umbrella body for Black, Asian and minority...
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Trade organisations are celebrating the Government's decision to cut business rates for small and medium-sized grassroots music venues by 50%. The announcement, which tallies with a pledge in...
Arts Council England boss Darren Henley shares his thoughts on the potential and purpose of the funders new 10-year strategy, Let's Create.
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Two West Yorkshire schools decided to put the arts at the heart of their curriculum. They found different challenges – but had similar successes.
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Children, young people and libraries are central to the funder’s ambitions to enable everyone to benefit from creative and cultural opportunities.
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A new scheme aims to "help library services better reflect their communities" and transform their leadership. Libraries Connected has appointed Birmingham Leadership Institute to deliver...
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A £12.2m project to restore Belfast's Grand Opera House is under way. The 10-month-long upgrade to the 1895 auditorium and other public parts of the building is the first...
Several upcoming plays fill gaps in our history by telling important stories from a Black British perspective, writes Ian Youngs.
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A buddy system could help neurodiverse employees integrate into the workplace, a leading music company says. Universal Music UK has published a guide to embracing neurodiversity in the creative...
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The Scottish Drama Training Network (SDTN) will "formally integrate" into the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland's portfolio. A statement jointly released by the educators says the...
Arts People
SIR NIGEL CARRINGTON will step down as Vice-Chancellor of the University of the Arts London at the end of the year. He has been the institution's longest serving Vice-Chancellor, joining...
Arts People
Former Arts Council England Relationship Manager JAN DE SCHYNKEL is now Arts and Culture Manager at Ealing Council. De Schynkel held his former role for 12 years, managing a diverse...
Arts People
The Advisory Council on National Records and Archives has seven new members who will serve terms of between two and four years. They are former senior UK intelligence officials STEPHEN...
Arts People
Three new Trustees of the Royal Armouries have been appointed: ANDREW LATCHMORE, PAUL MANCEY and MONICA TURNER. Latchmore is heavily involved in civic life in Leeds and has...
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New research warns the glut of young people wanting careers in arts and culture will likely cause “downward pressure on wages and conditions in these sectors”.
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Research on NPOs’ environmental impact shows a shared commitment to sustainability - but the hard data suggests little has changed.
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Circus is booming, but EU research says the sector is “severely lacking knowledge” about funding opportunities.
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The town is divided over plans for a joint arts centre and council headquarters as the bill rises to £53.7m. But without it, campaigners say local arts organisations could “cease to exist”.
An American university's theatre department is dealing with the fall out from "humiliating" discussions about a play concerning race. Alexis Manore and Ashley Stalnecker follow the institution's response.
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University of Glasgow researchers are to develop an integrated policy approach to copyright in the European Union. The €3m project, 'reCreating Europe: Rethinking digital copyright law...
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Bristol's Ad Infinitum plans to launch a new programme for D/deaf directors in 2022. The theatre company will work with D/deaf artists over the next two years to research, design and...

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