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The theatre sector has welcomed a cut to the self-isolation period required following positive Covid tests. From Monday (17 January), people in England will be able to leave isolation after...
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A plan to remove Covid restrictions in Wales has been mapped out by First Minister Mark Drakeford. Capacity limits on outdoor events in Wales will rise from 50 to 500 tomorrow (January 15) and be...
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A new initiative aimed at increasing disabled representation in the music industry has launched in Bristol. Founded by artist management company Harbourside, The Disability Empowerment Programme...
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English National Ballet's (ENB) Artistic Director and Lead Principal Dancer TAMARA ROJO has announced she is stepping down later this year. Rojo, who has been with the dance company for...
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Culture Centre has welcomed CASSIE CHADDERTON as its new Chair. She takes over from ROISIN CAFFREY, who held the position for three years as an interim chair. Currently World Book Day Chief...
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Artsadmin's has named BEN COOPER-MELCHIORS as its next Executive Director and Co-CEO. He will join the team in March, replacing outgoing Executive Director DEBORAH CHADBOURN. Currently East...
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MARK FOSTER will be Chair of Chichester Festival Theatre from March. He takes over from outgoing Chair WILLIAM CASTELL, who held the position for 11 years. A former Senior Vice President of IBM...
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UK parents are in favour of university-level creative courses and recognise their economic benefits, new research indicates. A study conducted for Universities UK found 65% of parents agree that...
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The Culture Secretary has asked the Arts Council to collect the data and consider NPOs' "track record" when they apply for funding. 
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Whitechapel Gallery Director IWONA BLAZWICK will be stepping down in April. During her 20 year leadership, Blazwick oversaw the gallery's expansion at the adjacent Whitechapel Library and...
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The Institute of Contemporary Arts has named BENGI ÜNSAL as its next Director. Ünsal's post commences in March to coincide with the ICA's 75th anniversary year. She will be the first...
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Professionals have voiced "real concerns" over the proposal, saying it would harm pupils more than it helps them.
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A bid for an injunction to prevent Dudley Hippodrome's demolition has failed. Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities Michael Gove decided against intervening in Dudley...
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There will be no fees for applicants who make it to the second round of acting auditions at the Academy of Live and Recorded Arts (ALRA) this year. The conservatoire said it wants everyone to be...
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Support for cutting the isolation period down to five days could alleviate pressure on productions but may not be enough to bring audiences back.
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The Welsh Government has made another £10.1m of Culture Recovery Fund money available to organisations affected by recent restrictions. The £15.4m scheme, which includes £5.25m...
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A new foundation will focus on facilitating the international exchange of ideas and practices at the intersection of digital art and traditional media.   Sigg Art Foundation, launched by...
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A new funding opportunity supporting digital art is live in Northern Ireland. The Arts Council of Northern Ireland’s (ACNI) Organisations Digital Evolution Awards is aimed at those making...
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One quarter of grants are intended for cultural projects, new data finds, as MPs launch an inquiry into cultural placemaking.
Institutions should welcome philanthropy, even if the donor has ethically dubious ways of making their money, writes Sam Leith.
What lasting effects will the pandemic have on the musical landscape ten years from now? asks Imani Mosley.
With the opening of the world’s first NFT museum, Georgina Adam considers whether the traditional art world is gatekeeping digital art.
Musician Four Tet is taking legal action against his former record label in a trial that could revolutionise streaming rights, reports Chloe Lula.
Founder of Nigeria’s first international contemporary art fair Tokini Peterside speaks to Louise Dablay about Lagos’ art scene.
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The International Centre for Contemporary Music (ICCM) has announced MARK FRIEND as its new Executive Director. A former Controller of Digital Services for BBC Radio and Music, Friend...

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