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The site-wide masterplans include a £19m upgrade and expansion of the venue's existing performance spaces and an integrated creative hub, featuring commercial enterprises and offices that...
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Without admitting liability, the Arts Council of Northern Ireland has settled a case brought by Chief Executive Roisin McDonough, who alleged she had experienced age discrimination and victimisation...
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A mural featuring the journalist, who was shot dead last month, is among the displays included in the city’s Hit the North Street Art Festival this year. A spray-painted image of McKee, by...
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Gwynedd arts venue Neuadd Ogwen, which stages concerts, plays and films and hosts a popular craft market, is aiming to expand into new buildings and acquire space to extend the front of house area...
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At the request of the artist, the gallery will place sheets over the artwork, which depicts one of the five pillars of Islam in Arabic script, juxtaposed with images of nude women in the style of the...
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VANESSA REED, who has been CEO of PRS Foundation for the past 11 years, is replacing ED HARSH as New Music USA’s CEO and President. She will remain connected to PRS through Keychange, the...
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NICOLE YIP is joining Nottingham Contemporary as its new Chief Curator in July. She has been Director of LUX, Scotland since 2016 and previously worked at LUX, London; Firstsite in Colchester; and...
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LAURIE BELL joins The Cheltenham Trust as its Chief Executive from a senior leadership role at Wiltshire Council. In her new role, she will lead Cheltenham’s cultural and leisure portfolio...
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Current Chair of the National Theatre of Scotland, Dame SEONA REID, has been appointed the new Chair of British Council Scotland’s Advisory Committee. She is a Board member of the Edinburgh...
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Swindon’s Wyvern Theatre and Arts Centre has announced LAURA JAMES as its new Theatre Director. She has been promoted into the role from her position as Marketing & Sales Manager and will...
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Formerly Deputy Artistic Director at the National Theatre, BEN POWER is stepping down to focus on his freelance writing career. He will continue working with the theatre on a part-time basis as an...
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The UK Statistics Authority has endorsed AP’s challenge to Arts Council England over the reporting of audience numbers in its latest annual review.
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High profile arts leaders have signed up to the new ‘University Women in the Arts’ scheme, which will offer one-to-one support to women seeking a career in the sector after graduating with an arts degree. 
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A new building, set to open in 2020, will convert an old Salvation Army building into a venue with new front-of-house facilities, a permanent education centre and a 158-seat theatre.
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Street performers will be limited to 45-minute performances with a “full and varied repertoire” and will be unable to perform in the same location twice in one day, under new rules drawn...
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The campaigning group which challenges “gobbledygook, jargon and misleading public information” has been brought in to help stamp out meaningless and inaccessible language. 
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Acting Chief Executive Iain Munro told a Scottish Parliament inquiry into the future of arts funding in the country that it would take more than double current levels of Government funding to take...
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The proposed partnership with the bus company, for an exhibition of the four shortlisted artists, has been dropped a day after it was announced. This follows revelations that Stagecoach’s co-...
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Concerns have been raised that an online bidder may have been deliberately pushing up prices among the 82 prints, drawings and paintings the council controversially put up for auction last week. A...
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Shetland Arts, which runs the 280-seat Garrison Theatre, is looking for volunteers to explore the potential of an independently-run venue, to shore up its finances following reductions in public...
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Despite having been on display for several years, a 1973 video showing a woman eating a banana was removed after the head of the National Museum in Warsaw was summoned to the Ministry of Culture. In...
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Details of Welsh Government proposals for embedding the arts in the new curriculum have been put out to consultation prior to being adopted for all primary students in 2022, and rolled out for all students aged 3-16 by 2026.
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Eight of England's largest arts employers reduced their gender pay gaps last year, with Arts Council England ending the year with a small gap in favour of women.
A GP surgery in Pocklington, East Yorkshire, is not the most obvious place to find a multi-million-pound artwork on display. But a new National Gallery scheme, taking artwork to “unusual and unexpected venues”, aims to show that the gallery’s collection belongs to the nation, writes Anita Singh.
The Good Chance theatre, which started as a makeshift performance space in a Calais refugee camp, continues to perform and host workshops with migrants across the world – including an upcoming run in San Francisco. Amelia Parenteau charts the rise of a company committed to ‘radical inclusion’.

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