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Crafts Council & Craft Scotland, Help Musicians, Society of Authors, Visual Arts Scotland and BECTU have been confirmed as the partners that will help Creative Scotland deliver the Scottish...
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The star-studded Cultural Renewal Taskforce charged with the sector's recovery has met just once since July. DCMS confirmed the most recent meeting on October 13 was the taskforce's first...
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A survey by the Museum Freelance group has found that less than half of freelancers and consultants working with museums, galleries, heritage sites, archives and galleries feel they are valued and...
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Financial and career support will be available to more "outstanding and visionary music creators, performance makers and producers" through a new fund aimed at supporting early- and mid-...
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Changes to the Job Support Scheme to reduce the burden on employers who can't operate due to local coronavirus restrictions will have little effect on the arts. Theatres Trust Director Jon...
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Organisations put forward “a strong case for support”, leading to a total of £20m in allocations.
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588 more organisations have received Culture Recovery Fund grants in England worth £76m, but information about how many were unsuccessful is no longer being shared.
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Culture Recovery Fund grants are expected to save more than 10,000 roles. What happens next will determine whether the industry emerges "bruised but intact or devastated and demoralised".
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As part of a drive to boost diversity and inclusion in the music industry, UK Music’s Diversity Taskforce is calling on the sector to drop the “outdated and offensive” term BAME....
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Coventry's year as UK City of Culture, now due to start on 15th May 2021, will include the hosting of the Turner Prize at the Herbert Art Gallery and Museum. The work of the shortlisted artists...
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Unconsicous bias can leave even well-meaning organisations with blind spots on diversity and inclusion. Roxan Kamali-Sarvestani explains what they can do to avoid this – and how Talawa Theatre Company is supporting them.
Arts People
The Young Vic Board has appointed four new Trustees, including actor KOBNA HOLDBROOK-SMITH and EBELE OKOBI, who is Facebook’s Public Policy Director for Africa, the Middle East & Turkey....
Arts People
WILLIAM VILLAGE (pictured) will take over as Chief Executive of Delfont Mackintosh Theatres when RICHARD JOHNSTON – CEO for over 16 years  - retires in April 2021. Village joins from...
Arts People
DANIEL JARVIS will be the new Marketing and Communications Manager at Manchester Jewish Museum ahead of its re-launch and reopening in Spring 2021, following a major refurbishment and extension. He...
Arts People
After 36 years at Shakespeare’s Globe, Director and Founder of Globe Education PATRICK SPOTTISWOODE is stepping down. He will continue in an honorary role as Founder Director of Globe Education...
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Four board members are joining visual arts producers D6: Culture in Transit. Sustainability expert LUCY LATHAM (pictured left) leads on delivery of Julie’s Bicycle’s partnership with Arts...
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Major festivals call for a Government-backed insurance scheme as events receive millions in emergency funding.
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Cultural organisations and funders are investing in digital to keep artistic activity alive - whether social distancing rules persist or not.
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As the four countries of the UK start to offer financial lifelines to venues wanting to reopen, Priya Patel explains how the Arts Working Group and their Recovery Toolkit can provide support with some of the thornier problems they are now addressing.
Why can’t an obscure disabled artist represent Britain at the Venice Biennale? Too many visual arts decisions are being driven by a celebrity culture based on commercial values, says Ashokkumar Mistry.
Has the Prado illustrated the very misogyny it has sought to expose by focusing on  works by men rather than celebrating those by women? Sam Jones reports on the controversy around its latest exhibition.
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The arts can survive, but it’s up to arts workers and participants to save and fundamentally change them for the benefit of all. Trade Unions must not allow a ‘new normal’ of devastated culture says John Gillett.
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Esmée Fairbairn Foundation will be making fewer, larger grants in future and collaborating on longer term projects that have a real chance of being taken to scale. Alison Holdom explains their new strategy and what they hope to achieve.
Opinion
By cutting bursaries for teacher training, the Department for Education will make a career in teaching an unreachable dream for some musicians, says Roz De Vile. 
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The arts activities of the company Preservation and Promotion of the Arts have been labelled a “sham” at the High Court after local authorities took legal action. The company has helped...

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