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With the summer festival season underway, organisers should consider implementing contact tracing systems and raise awareness of monkeypox among attendees, the World Health Organisation says.
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A pilot programme called SB Duet will be launched in three Independent Sector Care homes within Inverclyde Health and Care Social Partnership to support the wellbeing of people with reduced mobility...
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A survey conducted by the British Film Institute and ERIC, a careers platform for young people, has found that a “significant” gap in careers guidance for young people aged 13 to 16...
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Extant theatre company hopes sharing best practice across the industry will lead to increased sector opportunities for visually impaired talent.
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The British Council and the Ukrainian Institute have launched the UK/Ukraine Season of Culture, a new programme designed to support the Ukrainian arts sector. The season, which has been planned...
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DCMS, the Department for Education and the Department of Health and Social Care have jointly announced new music and sport initiatives to support children’s development.  More than...
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A new study shows that 77% of audience members think cultural organisations have a responsibility to influence society to make radical change in tacking the climate emergency. In May, Act Green -...
Arts People
Rebecca Ball has now been in post as Chief Executive of Sunderland Culture for a year. Here she reveals the people who have inspired, influenced and guided her career.
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Less than a quarter of the government's ringfenced insurance funding has been paid out, with music festivals finding the scheme not fit for purpose.
Arts People
Sir LLOYD DORFMAN has been appointed Chair of the Board of Trustees for the Royal Opera House, effective from July 2022. With a strong commitment to theatre, philanthropy and extending access...
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Shakespeare North Playhouse is a brand-new theatre modelled on a traditional Shakespearean era playhouse. Melanie Lewis shares the challenges of bringing this ambitious regeneration project to life. 
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Cultural experiences - as offered by Our Place in Space - are vital for youngsters with special educational needs. Dan Byrne, an SEN teacher, suggests more can be done to make them accessible and fulfilling. 
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The Emergency Recovery Fund, launched by ACE the day after the country went into lockdown in March 2020, receieved 14,000 applications and distributed £105m.
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The members' survey analysis also reveals Black people and the young are disproportionately leaving the sector after the pandemic.
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Opera UK has announced a series of online events to be held in the first week of July that will facilitate discussion around the future of opera in the country. The sessions will be focused on...
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Electronic artist Four Tet, whose real name is Kieran Hebden, has reached a settlement with his former label Domino Records after signing over the royalties paid when his music is downloaded or...
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Following a significant improvement in accessibility to arts and culture during the pandemic, organisations are now pulling back from online offerings.
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Businesses in the arts, entertainment and recreation sectors are among the most likely to adopt permanent hybrid work models, the latest Office for National Statistics figures reveal. They show...
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While much has been written about the impact of Brexit on the performing arts, Şenay Camgöz shares insights from a new report on the challenges for the visual arts.
National Theatre Director Rufus Norris says the government’s levelling up scheme will have the opposite effect on regional touring. Dalya Alberge reports.
Glastonbury, the UK’s largest festival, returns this weekend after a three-year hiatus. Mark Beaumont explains why it is a highlight in the festival calendar.
Did online dance classes improve mental health during the pandemic? Four academics have been investigating and have recommendations for future best practice.
There are extraordinary works of art in public spaces, writes Melanie McDonagh, as she calls on Londoners to enjoy the city’s public art following the Mayfair art trail.
Why does the art world descend on Kassel in Germany every five years? asks Alex Greenberger, as he takes a closer look at an exhibition curated by an Indonesian collective.
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The nation’s theatre buildings are in urgent need of upgrading to make them more sustainable and fit for purpose, argues Jon Morgan.

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