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Following the completed restoration of the 18th-century Marchmont House in the Scottish Borders the owners are planning for the house to become a home for makers and creators. Over £1m from...
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The Local Government Association (LGA) has published ‘Rethinking Local’, a guide that explains to Councils how they can best support their local creative economies. Councils invest over...
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Teacher, author and government adviser Sir Ken Robinson, whose 2006 TED talk championing creativity in schools became the most viewed TED talk of all time, has died after a short battle with cancer....
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A city-wide fundraising initiative by Dundee’s independent cultural organisations is aiming to offset some of the financial impact of the pandemic and kick-start Dundee’s cultural and...
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Theatr Clwyd will working directly with Welsh Government running one of three outdoor events in Wales being held to see if they can be carried out in a safe way. The events will be limited to 100...
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English National Opera (ENO) has partnered with Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust on a six-week online pilot programme to support the recovery of Covid-19 survivors who are still experiencing...
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Research by the University of Bristol, supported by Public Health England, has provided "a rigorous scientific basis for Covid-19 recommendations for arts venues to operate safely, for both the...
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The Government says its funding will support people’s health and wellbeing “following the Covid-19 pandemic”, but the money was actually committed last October.
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After 18 years' work in arts and education, coronavirus was "the final straw" in an ongoing battle for income.
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Full audiences should be allowed at opera and classical concerts, according to a leading German medical institution, because the classical audience is “very special, usually well-educated,...
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Employment opportunities for Deaf and disabled people in the commercial music sector are being given a boost by a new three-year programme led by Attitude is Everything. ‘Beyond the Music...
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An 84-page plan to overhaul the system makes no mention of protecting arts and cultural venues.
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A whole company of actors in Belarus has resigned after their director was fired for participating in political protests. Pavel Latushka, General Director of the Yanka Kupala National Academic...
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Wigmore Hall will hold 100 concerts before Christmas "with or without an audience," its Artistic Director says. John Gilhooly said the schedule is subject to change based on musicians...
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The Government is promoting 'Love Culture Week' to encourage Britons to visit and support cultural organisations. The effort, part of the Government's 'Enjoy Summer Safely'...
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Welsh arts organisations have cautiously welcomed £53m in emergency funding, according to news outlet Nation Cymru. Dafydd Rhys, Director of the Aberystwyth Arts Centre warned that the end...
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The imminent end of income support for freelancers "will be devastating for them and for the industry," union leaders say. The damage has already begun.
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Organisations applying to DCMS' £270m repayable finance scheme can ask for money to employ freelancers when government support ends. 
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NATALIE IBU will be the new Artistic Director and Joint Chief Executive at Northern Stage, where she will take up the role in November. Currently Artistic Director and Chief Executive of tiata...
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BEATRICE PEMBROKE has become Executive Director Culture at King's College London. Until recently she was Director of the Global Cultural Districts Network, and prior to that Director of Creative...
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BBC England’s Head of North, ROZINA BREEN, will be the new Chair at Leeds Playhouse. Previously Head of News for BBC 5 live, she spent over a decade as a journalist with BBC Current Affairs...
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The independent visual arts gallery and studio complex KARST has appointed curator BEN BORTHWICK as Head of Creative Programme. He was previously Artistic Director of Plymouth Arts Centre, CEO of the...
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The uptake of music at A-level is continuing to decline, with a 47% drop in entries since 2008. Music unions are continuing to campaign against the subject's decline, with ISM saying it is...
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Arts Council England (ACE) has announced a new £55m fund for capital projects. Only existing ACE capital grant holders that can prove a capital funding shortfall "due to Covid-19...
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Non-professional brass, wind and singing groups can now practice and perform together. Their return follows new research that indicates a low risk of transmitting coronavirus through these...

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