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Live indoor performances in England, which were due to start re-opening with social distancing from 1st August, have been delayed until "at least" 15th August, Prime Minister Boris Johnson...
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With indoor performances allowed to resume this weekend, how safe and successful have trial events been?
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Artists and creatives stand on the brink of financial disaster following announcements that the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund will be ringfenced for organisations at imminent risk of failure.
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Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG), the UK's biggest theatre employer, has told 1,200 zero-hours contract and casual staff their furlough pay will end and their jobs will go at the end of August....
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An emergency fund for heritage could provide a lifeline for cultural organisations, conservators, contractors, specialists and suppliers that fall outside the eligibility criteria for Arts Council...
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Mansfield Palace Theatre has appointed SIAN BOOTH (pictured) as Cultural Services Manager to oversee the Theatre and Mansfield Museum, as well as the wider cultural offer from Mansfield District...
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CEO and Co-Founder of Tessitura Network, the CRM supplier to cultural organisations, JACK RUBIN (pictured left) will be stepping into an advisory capacity for 2021. ANDREW RECINOS (pictured right),...
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BEN PEARCE (pictured) will succeed PETER PEARCE as the new Director of the West Horsley Place Trust, the heritage organisation that is restoring the manor house, gardens and a 380-acre estate as...
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After 14 years, working alongside artists with learning disabilities at theatre company Mind the Gap, Senior Producer LISA MALLAGHAN is leaving the organisation. Associate Producer DEBORAH DICKINSON...
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Tough choices for Government spending are ahead, with departments being told to reprioritise, deliver savings and provide evidence they are delivering efficiently.
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A restructuring will see Brighton Digital Festival (BDF) become a seasonal programme hosted by Lighthouse, rather than existing as an independent company. Under new ownership the Festival will remain...
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A National Day of Arts in Care Homes on 24 September will be on the theme of #CreativeCommunities. Organised by the National Activity Providers Association, care home providers will be organising...
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For the first time ever, around 7,000 artists from all six colleges that make up the University of the Arts London (UAL) are exhibiting their work together, following the launch of a new digital...
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Arts organisations can apply for up to £3m - but those that need more must pay it back.
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The UK's only TV channel dedicated to culture, Sky Arts, will be made available on open access FreeviewTV from September, though on-demand content will remain exclusive to Sky subscribers and Now...
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The newly-launched inquiry into diversity in the capital's public realm will be guided by Black cultural groups and Arts Council England.
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£2.25m of the Government's £1.57bn culture rescue package will be used to save grassroots music venues from insolvency. The announcement from DCMS on Monday was welcomed by the...
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Staff at Perth Concert Hall and Theatre allege Covid-19 is being used as a "smokescreen" to pursue pre-planned restructuring. Horsecross Arts, which runs the venue, has rejected the...
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Tate Gallery will be one of the beneficiaries of the Government’s £1.57bn bailout. But as major organisations consult on redundancies, rumours are flying as to who else will – or won’t – receive funding.
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A fundraising drive for theatre freelancers is helping to keep the profession alive, UK Theatre's Chief Executive has said. The Theatre Artists Fund, launched at the start of July, has now...
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Daily visits to DCMS-sponsored musuems and galleries averaged just 8.6% of normal traffic in the week after they reopened, according to new figures. The most popular day for visits was Saturday 18th...
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Lockdown art projects by children and young people will be showcased as part of a new collaboration between Arts Council England and Google. BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Company Three...
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Two new theatres are at the heart of an economic recovery plan for the whole of Liverpool City Region. The 'Building Back Better' plan sets out how £1.4bn in investment could unlock...
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Practical and immediate help and programmes for Black, Asian, ethnically diverse people and migrant workers facing redundancy in the arts sector will be provided through a new initiative that aims to...
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A pilot performance at the London Palladium operating at 30% capacity has demonstrated the ten measures needed to implement the government's safety rules for live performances. Beverley Knight...

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