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Actors Touring Company has announced a new chair and vice-chair of their board of trustees. GERALDINE BRODIE, Associate Professor in Translation Theory and Theatre Translation at University College...
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ADAM SPREADBURY-MAHER, Artistic Director of the King’s Head Theatre, Islington will leaving in September after ten years with the organisation. The Australian-born former opera singer...
Opinion
Venue operators should be rightly angry that the Government continues to insist that social distancing is the main route to making their auditoriums safe, says Liz Hill.
News
New scientific research reveals that ventilation is key to reducing airborne transmission of Covid-19. Some performance venues already have adequate systems in place.
News
Big cultural showcases bring million-pound increases to larger cities' budgets as London falls behind.
News
The Musicians' Union (MU)  and Association of British Orchestras (ABO) are calling for extra funding for freelance musicians as analysis suggests orchestras are losing millions of pounds of...
News
New figures from actors' union Bectu show "the true scale of job losses in the theatre industry". Four weeks ago, Bectu said employers had notified it of nearly 3000 redundancies. By...
News
Heritage can grow the UK's post-Covid economy - but only if it starts "telling the stories of more diverse parts of Britain".
News
Without financial support, small organisations will make little progress in diversifying their income streams as they lack the resources to develop fundraising strategies.
News
Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council in Northern Ireland has voted to delay reopening all arts and museum services until 2021. Councillor Yvonne Boyle made her concerns about the move known:...
News
Some UK arts organisations have used the Covid crisis to "dramatically increase" income from donations, but the overall picture remains grim.
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ROWAN RUTTER (pictured left) has been appointed as Executive Director of new writing theatre HighTide, having worked for the organisation for the past year as Executive Producer and latterly as a...
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ALISON FRATER has taken on the role of Chair at women’s theatre company Clean Break. Previously Chief Officer at the Brook Advisory Centres; Director of Public Health in Bristol and in North...
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Cornwall-based site-specific theatre company Wildworks has announced the appointment of MYRIDDIN PHARO (pictured) as its new Artistic Director, a role that has been vacant since the passing of co-...
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Three new board members have become trustees of the Liverpool and Merseyside Theatres Trust, which supports the Everyman & Playhouse theatres. Former Everyman Youth Theatre member NATASHA BUCKNOR...
News
Plans for a new Harbourside arts venue for Bristol's Black community have been announced early. Dr Mena Fombo and Michael Jenkins decided to fast track the project following recent Black...
News
Tate Britian is no longer describing its restaurant as "the most amusing room in Europe" after complaints about racist imagery in a mural there. The Rex Whistler mural titled The...
News
An open letter from Southbank Centre employees says the organisation's redundancy plans will cause "irrevocable damage". The letter says redundancies will disproportionately affect...
News
Qdos Pantomimes has begun a consultation process with its theatre clients about the viability of its shows following a Government anouncement on 31st July that there will be no further guidance on...
News
Live indoor performances in England, which were due to start re-opening with social distancing from 1st August, have been delayed until "at least" 15th August, Prime Minister Boris Johnson...
News
With indoor performances allowed to resume this weekend, how safe and successful have trial events been?
News
Artists and creatives stand on the brink of financial disaster following announcements that the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund will be ringfenced for organisations at imminent risk of failure.
News
Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG), the UK's biggest theatre employer, has told 1,200 zero-hours contract and casual staff their furlough pay will end and their jobs will go at the end of August....
News
An emergency fund for heritage could provide a lifeline for cultural organisations, conservators, contractors, specialists and suppliers that fall outside the eligibility criteria for Arts Council...
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Mansfield Palace Theatre has appointed SIAN BOOTH (pictured) as Cultural Services Manager to oversee the Theatre and Mansfield Museum, as well as the wider cultural offer from Mansfield District...

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