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A £15m campus for Liverpool’s media, music and performance arts institution, LMA, will open in September, offering degree and BTEC qualifications in subjects including acting, film and TV...
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The Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama has announced that KATE STOKES DAVIES, currently Director of Communications and Stakeholder Relations at Qualifications Wales, will be joining the College...
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Three new Board members have joined Manchester International Festival: writer JEANETTE WINTERSON (left), journalist NGOZI UGOCHUKWU (centre), and Chief Executive, Food, at The Co-op, JO WHITFIELD (...
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LEONORA THOMSON (pictured) has been appointed as interim Artistic Director of the Barbican Centre following the departure of LOUISE JEFFREYS from the role last month. Thomson joined the Barbican in...
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CATHIE PILKINGTON has been elected as the new Keeper of the Royal Academy following a remote ballot among members. She will be responsible for guiding the Royal Academy Schools, the longest...
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As the Vienna-based Max Steiner Orchestra (MSO) becomes the first orchestra to reopen its doors as lockdown restrictions are eased in Austria, VICK BAIN (pictured far right), former CEO of the Ivors...
Beyond simply creating art for art’s sake, or for school credits, young people are building social movements and creative projects around a different vision for our planet. And they are calling us in, says Kathleen Gallagher.
Teachers will be helping the 'coronavirus class of 2020' when they get back to school, and arts organisations should be working on their relationships with schools too, building bridges with them now, before it’s too late, says Sally Bacon.
With income forecast to be 74% lower than last year, Fuel Theatre shares the detail of what they're pledging to themselves, and what they're pledging to audiences, artists and the wider community as the Covid crisis unfolds.
Government and public reactions to the lockdown were confirmation for Samantha Bowen of the inequality facing disabled people - something she had long feared, but persuaded herself was paranoia.
Should 'audience development' be an outcome in and of itself? Stephen Pritchard reflects on arts work that goes deeper, supporting people to begin the process of rebuilding their communities.
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Coronavirus is being blamed for the collapse of Southport Theatre and Convention Centre. Since 2018 it has been operated by 'caretaker' management company Bliss Space (Southport) Ltd, pending...
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Ticket buyers fighting to claim refunds from ATG Tickets have found the company is not automatically refunding transaction fees, claiming this is in line with the industry’s Code of Practice.
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With at least 90% of UK festivals being cancelled this summer, festival organisers could be facing refunds of up to £800m, according to the UK’s Association of Independent Festivals. It...
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As the Arts and Humanities Research Council sets out to demonstrate the role digital developments can play in arts and culture, some academics believe it is overstepping its brief.
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Demand for emergency grants to support non-NPOs and individual artists through the Covid crisis could outstrip the funding available by up to £74m.
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Proposals for a taskforce to help ‘get the music industry back on its feet’ and a petition to increase royalties for streamed music are among the latest measures aimed at putting pressure on the Government to support the music industry.
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Museums have been "quick and proactive in their response to the pandemic, shifting their focus to addressing needs within their communities", but systems must be reviewed and ...
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New guidelines have been drawn up to protect playwrights whose future work is under threat, existing work is being streamed free, and who are under pressure to accept digital work for low rates.
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Brexit fall-out is biting harder as musicians find it more difficult to secure European opportunities while uncertainty over the terms of a trade deal remains.
From issue 334 Feature
Define. Diversify. Develop. This 3-D approach to working with volunteers will ensure that your volunteer programme adds value for everyone involved, says Lucie Fitton.
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Social distancing rules make it impossible to run the Royal Albert Hall safely, according to CEO Craig Hassal, who has told the Sunday Telegraph that the 2m space requirement will force the 150-year-...
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As Wimbledon Art Fair opens online, Emily Robson explores the ways in which studios can continue to help artists find a market for their work.
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Stuart Bruce reports on an intergenerational approach to strengthening community and wellbeing among people living with dementia and their carers, leading to benefits for older and younger people alike.
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A two-year £1m storytelling project led by Robert Gordon University (RGU) in Orkney will be developing a digital platform to support small and medium enterprises (SME) in the creative...

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