News
Arts Council England Chair Nicholas Serota says the 'moment of transition' provided by a change of government offers the opportunity to make the case for arts and culture.
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Stagetext, a Colchester-based deaf access charity, has received a £20,000 grant from the National Lottery Community Fund. The funding will go towards a community outreach project raising...
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Taunton Town Council has granted almost £110,000 to help local arts organisations suffering funding difficulties meet their running costs. The Brewhouse Theatre received £28,940, while...
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An independent report into allegations of bullying and favouritism at ArtsEd found Principal Julie Spencer had called students 'snakes'.
Feature
As arts companies look internationally for new partnerships and audiences, Alex Lalak explores potential concerns about copyright protection when taking your work to China.
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The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) has paused its Follow-on Fund while it reviews the scheme's aims and contribution to the UK economy.  Follow-on- Funding offers grants of...
Arts People
Membership association for leisure-time music, Making Music has appointed MARGARET HARRISON, JAYNE BARR, WILL PRIDEAUX and PHILIP O'RAWE as trustees. Chair of Cheshire...
Arts People
ADEY RAMSEL has been named Executive Director of Blackfriars Arts Centre in Lincolnshire. Ramsel joins the organisation in its second year as a National Portfolio Organisation from Tamworth...
Feature
A new book by the late Richard Pilbrow explores how the National Theatre came about and how it laid the groundwork for future theatres. Rob Halliday is its co-Editor.
Arts People
KATHY BOURNE, Executive Director of Chichester Festival Theatre, has been elected as the new President of UK Theatre.   Bourne's three-year term as President will begin in July 2025....
News
Funding body says sector can help Labour government achieve its aim of boosting economic growth if investment is forthcoming.
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Plymouth City Council will borrow nearly £290,000 to pay for repairs to the city's Theatre Royal. The council, which is the landlord of the building, said the venue needs work to stop...
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Labour government looks set to devolve more decision making in areas including culture, while offering multi-year budgets rather than competitive bidding processes to local communities.
Arts People
Welsh National Opera has announced that ADELE THOMAS and SARAH CRABTREE will jointly take on the roles of General Director and CEO from January next year.  They will succeed interim...
Arts People
ELIZABETH NEWMAN will be the next Artistic Director at Sheffield Theatres, succeeding ROBERT HASTIE, who leaves the organisation this summer. Newman will join the venue's executive...
Arts People
Creative Access has appointed MEL RODRIGUES, former Diversity Lead at Channel 4, as its new Chief Executive. The social enterprise, which provides opportunities, support, and training for...
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The Royal College of Art has established a new outpost in south London. The university, which has campuses in South Kensington, Battersea and White City, said the base in the New Acres development...
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The money comes from scrapping plans for a museum of north Wales and an anchor site for the National Contemporary Art Gallery.
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Ipswich Borough Council has announced plans for a £3.45m renovation of the city’s Regent Theatre to be completed by December 2025. If approved, the project would be financed by a 20p...
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Derby-based National Portfolio Organisation Quad says although it has worked tirelessly to stay open, the economic environment 'continues to deteriorate' beyond its most recent forecasts.
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Chichester Festival Theatre has received planning permission for a new 120-seat studio theatre. Called ‘The Nest’, the venue will be the organisation's third and smallest stage and...
Opinion
In a period of fast change, financial pressures, despair about public service provision and political upheaval in the UK and abroad, Michelle Wright considers how policy will impact arts funding in the years to 2030.
Charlotte Higgins asks if level-headed Lisa Nandy could be the Culture Secretary the country desperately needs, having unexpectedly landed the role.
Ian Bostridge looks back at how funding for classical music has fared under the Tories and wonders if this change of government could bring about a change of heart.
Rufus Norris says he cannot understand why the arts have been sidelined in the curriculum as he calls upon the new Labour government to nurture the nation's creativity at the source. 

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