Arts People
Arts Council England (ACE) has introduced two new Director roles focused on innovation: Head of Publishing, Rights & Images at the National Portrait Gallery, NICOLA SAUNDERS, will be joining ACE...
Arts People
After six years as a theatre and dance producer, and Producer for China Plate, KAYA STANLEY-MONEY has been appointed Executive Director and joint Chief Executive at Camden People’s Theatre. She...
Arts People
Currently Assistant Curator at Nottingham Contemporary, ANGELICA SULE has been appointed as Curator at Site Gallery in Sheffield.
Arts People
The Creative Industries Federation has released information about members of its UK Council for 2018, including Arts Council England Chief Executive DARREN HENLEY and AMANDA NEVILL, Chief Executive...
Arts People
Director of Engagement and Audiences at Arts Council England PHIL CAVE will leave at the end of March to take up consultancy work.
Arts People
Head of Communications at the Arts Council of Wales, BETSAN MOSES, is to become the new Chief Executive of the National Eisteddfod of Wales, an eight-day music and poetry festival. She will replace...
News
Under the Consumer Rights Act, resellers will have to supply the unique ticket number (UTN) and provide purchasers with information about its original face value, the location of seats, and any...
News
Although Theatre & Arts Reading (TAR) has received Arts Council funding to study the viability of turning Reading Prison into a theatre, TAR Chief Executive Hilary Scott said the organisation is...
Arts People
Mira Kaushik reveals how an introduction to experimental Indian street theatre in the 1970s and conversations with a vagrant bohemian wanderer shaped her career.
Opinion
How much longer will the UK government support the arts? Andrew Pinnock fears all signs point to it adopting a much more commercial approach in the future.
Opinion
Has panto become culturally inappropriate, racist even? Oh yes it has, calls out Daniel York.
Opinion
Following revelations of elitism in music education, Principal of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Professor Jeffrey Sharkey, says it’s time to put the arts back in the heart of primary and secondary schools.
News
The venue will close in June and is expected to reopen in 2020. The refurbishment will see capacity in the auditorium increased from 965 to 1,354 and the creation of a new ‘Creative Tech Hub...
News
Around 1,000 audience members were evacuated from the theatre on Tuesday night after reports of an explosion in the staff-only section. No casualties were reported, and the theatre said the incident...
Case study
Three years ago Bristol’s museum and gallery shops were running without a plan and losing money, but now they are on track to increase revenue by 60%. Zak Mensah tells the story.
News
Plans to develop three digital auditoria and a ground floor gallery to exhibit sculpture and photography – set for completion ahead of Coventry’s year as UK City of Culture 2021 –...
News
The National Theatre, Bristol Old Vic and the Royal Shakespeare Company are among 20 high-profile arts organisations to sign the Parents in Performing Arts charter, which includes objectives such as...
News
Culture Minister Monika Grütters said the Government would set up a “protected space” where people working in dance, music, theatre and film could receive anonymous advice and support.
News
A series of proposed changes would see Sally Greene lose her honorary title of Chief Executive but remain with the board with unchanged responsibilities as ‘Founding Trustee’. A new...
Arc Stockton’s version of the ‘Agent for Change’ model, in which a diversity champion is employed to make an organisation more inclusive, has led to over 300 participatory events taking place at the venue, writes Joe Turnbull.
News
Chief Executive Janet Archer and Interim Chair Ben Thomson have been called before the Scottish Parliament’s Culture Committee next week to explain the process for allocating funding....
Case study
Artists deserve support to conduct research and development as much as any other valued professional. Lauren Healey explains how a scheme for emerging filmmakers is having a lasting impact.
News
The Bossy collective, the team behind a large Facebook group run as a supportive space for women in the creative industries, has launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise £3m to buy the central...
News
After using a brain scanner to test volunteers' ability to find creative solutions to problems, scientists at Harvard University have worked out how to measure the flexibility of someone’s...
There’s a rising mental health crisis facing young people. Rachel Parsons, Project Manager at music education charity More Music, introduces new research examining how arts practitioners can best offer their support.

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