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Theatr Ardudwy could reopen under the ownership of production company KMD and sister company Ignite Live UK. The theatre closed in 2016 due to deterioration but KMD owner Kallum O'...
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More than 60 arts professionals are included in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours list, the most ethnically diverse to date. 
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Some artists stand to earn thousands as Sony Music cancels their historic debts. Musicians who took on debt when they signed on to the label prior to 2000 did not always earn enough to repay their...
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Sheffield's Crucible Theatre is hosting no-appointment drop in vaccinations over the coming weeks. The first was on Saturday with attendees receiving their first dose of the Pfizer jab....
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Pleas for further income support during the four week wait are unlikely to be heard but an insurance scheme may finally come to fruition.
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Minack Theatre in Cornwall has received an apology from DCMS after Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden wrongly claimed it had benefitted from the Culture Recovery Fund. The venue hosted spouses of G7...
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A new anti-racism rider developed by 100 freelancers co-ordinated by 15 companies aims to "make touring more equitable". It offers an eight-page checklist for touring companies and...
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Companies are yet to receive Culture Recovery Fund grants that need to be used by the end of the month. Some fear the money may never arrive.
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ALAN STACEY has annouced he will step down as Executive Director of Headlong in March 2022 after six years in the role. His contributions to the company include a Chichester Festival, West End and...
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Plymouth College of Art has appointed Professor PAUL FIELDSEND-DANKS as Interim Prinicipal and Chief Executive for the upcoming 2021/22 academic year. Professor Fieldsend-Danks is a Fellow of...
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Shakespeare's Globe has appointed two new Co-Directors of Education. Professor FARAH KARIM-COOPER and LUCY CUTHBERTSON will share the role, having worked as joint interim leaders throughout...
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MANVINDER RATTAN will join the Voices Foundation as its Chief Executive from September. He is currently CEO and Head of Conductor Training at Sing for Pleasure, where he devised a young...
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National Dance Company Wales has appointed four new trustees: CATHRYN ALLEN, MARTIN HYLTON, KRYSTAL S. LOWE and TUPAC MARTIR. Allen, a Welsh language speaker, has held board...
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The conservatoire is the fourth in two weeks to face allegations of historic staff misconduct. What's driving the rise in disclosure?
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LGBT charity Queercircle plans to open a dedicated cultural venue on the Greenwich Peninsula in January 2022. It aims to fundraise £40,000 to open the new site in the Design District housing...
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The Royal Shakespeare Company plans to reopen its in-house costume workshop at Stratford-upon-Avon, the largest of its kind in the UK, next year. Thirty costume makers will work from the...
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Manchester Museum has received more than £136,000 to roll out a two-year project targeting the museum sector's response to climate change. 'Roots & Branches' will scale up...
The screen industries are failing to include and support talented individuals from working class backgrounds. Heather Carey, Dave O’Brien and Olivia Gable assess the evidence.
Colston was a little-known figure outside Bristol. The fact he has become totemic in the 21st century culture wars reveals the power of memorials, says David Olusoga.
Joanne Shurvell recommends heading to Somerset House to experience a hugely impactful installation focussed on the UN global goals for sustainable development.
Belgium once controlled territory in Africa more than 80 times its own size. Now the call for the return of its colonial-era acquisitions is growing louder, writes Catherine Hickley.
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Official employment statistics show the cultural sector remains in crisis, with declining job opportunities and regional imbalances.
A plan for culture that reflects the demographics and values of contemporary Australia is urgently needed, says a leading think tank. Gina Fairley reports.
From issue 345 Feature
While audiences are most comfortable returning to outdoor events, organising a festival that can flex around ever-changing restrictions is still no mean feat. Penny Mills and Jonathan Goodacre have been looking at what’s working.
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Andrew Lloyd Webber has been cautioned to "abide by the rules" after claiming he will reopen his theatres without social distancing later this month regardless of the restrictions....

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