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Four curators have been awarded a share of £150,000 through Art Fund's New Collecting Awards. Louis Platman (Museum of the Home), Keri Adams (The Pier Arts Centre), Zorian Clayton (V...
Arts People
CLARE LILLEY will become Yorkshire Sculpture Park's (YSP) second ever Director in March when Founder PETER MURRAY retires. Lilley has worked with the park since 1999, most recently as its...
Arts People
LOW KEE HONG has been appointed Manchester International Festival's (MIF) next Creative Director. He takes up the post in April. In his new role, Kee Hong will help develop artistic...
Arts People
English Touring Opera (ETO) Director JAMES CONWAY is stepping down after 20 years. Conway, who has agreed to remain Artistic Director in a part time capacity until the end of the year, is stepping...
Arts People
Stage Sight Founder PREMA MEHTA is stepping back from her leadership role after four years. Mehta leaves to embark on new artistic leadership roles but will remain involved with Stage Sight...
Arts People
Southwell Music Festival has appointed SARAH RENNIX as its new General Manager. She succeeds FLYNN LE BROCQ, who stepped down to become London Mozart Players Chief Executive. A singer, arts...
Arts People
Shakespeare Birthplace Trust Chair PETER KYLE is stepping down following an 11 year tenure. The trust says it is now looking to recruit a new chair, to lead through a time of "refreshed...
Arts People
Corali Dance Company is welcoming two new trustees to its board. LINDSEY PUGH is a former Senior Manager at Arts Council England, currently working as part of Artsdepot's leadership team. She...
News
The UK's oldest working cinema has reopened under new management. The Electric in Birmingham, closed for nearly two years due to Covid-19, has been taken over by Kevin Markwick, operator of...
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The Lithuanian city of Kaunas marks the start of its year as European Capital of Culture this weekend with an "awe-inspiring" artistic display. City districts will host an opening...
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A bumper budget has been passed for 2022 - but the UK won't see hardly a penny.
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The UK's first queer camping festival will take place near London this spring. Flesh features a house and techno line-up, 90% of which are women, trans and non-binary artists of varying...
Opinion
While many arts and culture organisations are concerned about their financial viability, emotional resilience will also be essential to seeing out the pandemic, argues Robin Cantrill-Fenwick.
Feature
Co-creation is often about professionals ‘inviting people in’. But, as Barbara Eifler argues, communities do not need to be organised - they are already doing it for themselves.
Feature
For good or bad, we need to learn to live with the metaverse. But what is it, and why is it important for the cultural sector to be involved? Kay Watson shares her insights.
News
England's Plan B measures "expire" next week, Johnson says. Is this finally a return to normal?
Feature
Regardless of debates about what audience development means, the main aim should be for more people to experience the arts, says Ash Mann. 
Feature
The pandemic has been particularly challenging for parents and carers trying to juggle their responsibilities with their working lives. Rethinking working practices could be beneficial for everyone, says Cassie Raine.
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Peterborough's Key Theatre has been saved by Selladoor, which operates the local New Theatre. The venue closed earlier this week despite attempts by campaigners and the local council to keep...
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Scotland will ease its Covid restrictions from Monday (January 24), removing limits on attendance at indoor events. Nightclubs can reopen from the same date, coinciding with the end of social...
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A "unique opportunity" to create art that will be seen by millions is on offer in North East England. Tyne and Wear Metro operator Nexus is commissioning artists to create large-scale...
News
The broadcaster downplays speculation about drastic changes amid concerns arts programming, creative work opportunities, and the philharmonic orchestras will suffer.
With the future of the BBC’s funding model under scrutiny, Tom Chivers and Stuart Allan say a broader framework is needed for measuring the value of public service broadcasting.
As the creative industries recover, it is essential not to rebuild barriers to equity, diversity and inclusion, write Deborah Bull and Chi Onwurah.
Anne-Marie Greene, Deborah Dean, Sarah Bartley and Caoimhe McAvinchey explore how a theatre company working with women in the criminal justice system has fared through through the pandemic.

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