Arts People
For Liam Ford Evans, a career in theatre has highlighted what matters most: energy, experience and everyone else.
Opinion
Sharon Heal challenges a museum chair’s view that ethics are a matter of ‘emotion’.
News
PRS for Music has called for views on its controversial livestreaming licences. The society has been criticised for failing to consult many industry bodies whose members would be affected by the...
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New research shows 70% of visitors to Surrey arts venues would not have come into town - and spent an extra £40 on average - if it weren't for those institutions.
News
An independent network of national museum organisations is calling for "a comprehensive and sustainable plan" to reopen all museums across Europe. The Network of European...
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A Creative Industries Federation (CIF) survey has revealed that creative freelancers, micro businesses and those dependent on audiences have been particularly hard hit financially by...
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Imperial College researchers will estimate the probability of infection at two theatres and consider whether a covered venue can "behave" as an outdoor space.
News
Scotland's Culture Secretary Fiona Hyslop has requested an urgent meeting with her UK Government counterpart to discuss how the end of EU free movement is impacting the arts and...
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Boris Johnson's roadmap out of lockdown includes the possibility of lower capacity events by May 17 and full reopening with testing before the end of June.
News
Feeling the Brexit blues? Abu Dhabi is courting British creatives with a 10 year work permit, routes to citizenship and heavy investment in arts and culture.
Arts People
Senior Director at Apple IJE NWOKORIE has joined the Chineke! Foundation as its new Chair of the Board of Trustees. He was previously the CEO of global branding firm Wolff Olins. He has been...
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Pentabus has announced ELLE WHILE as its new Artistic Director. She is an Associate Artist at Shakespeare’s Globe, where she directed The Merry Wives of Windsor, As You Like It and Hamlet. She...
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Three new trustees have joined Royal & Derngate: JANE BUNCE, who worked for the University of Northampton in a number of senior roles, including Director of Student and Academic Services and...
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HILARY COPELAND has been appointed Director of Fighting Words Northern Ireland. She joins from the Irish Writers Centre, Dublin, where she was Acting Director. Copeland takes up her new post at the...
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Wakefield Theatre Trust, the owner and operator of Theatre Royal Wakefield, has appointed four new trustees to the Board of Directors: NIGEL BROOK, former Assistant Chief Officer at West Yorkshire...
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POLLY BRANNAN is joining Open School East as its new Artistic Director. The former Education Curator at Liverpool Biennial (2012-18) and at Serpentine Galleries (2011–13) will be responsible...
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Choreographer, dancer and director JACK WEBB has joined Hearts & Minds as its newest trustee. He has worked internationally with many companies and choreographers, as well as establishing his own...
News
The City of London has nixed the beleaguered project in favour of a "major renewal" of the Barbican Centre instead.
News
22 more heritage organisations will benefit from £13.5m in targeted grants to restart regeneration and maintenance projects that were planned before the pandemic and now face delays or...
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The National Theatre’s plans to tour its production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time to venues across Europe have been put on ice due to uncertainty and concerns over post-...
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A planned roundtable summit organised by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) is raising concerns about the editorial integrity of England's museums and...
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The National Gallery has announced a £25-£30m upgrade to mark its 200th anniversary in 2024. The London gallery is inviting applications from interested design teams,...
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Glyndebourne has announced plans to stage its 2021 festival. The annual opera festival, which was cancelled in 2020 due to Covid-19, is scheduled for 20 May to 29 August. All...
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Seyi Omooba has lost an employment tribunal claim against Leicester’s Curve theatre and talent agency Global Artists. The actor had sued the theatre and her former agency for religious...
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UK Music Chief Executive Jamie Njoku-Goodwin is urging Boris Johnson to include live music in his roadmap out of Covid-19 restrictions. The call comes ahead of next week's expected Government...

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