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There were complaints from audience members at Bolton’s Victoria Hall after problems with the allocation of tickets meant people had to queue until after the planned start time and some...
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Protestors from Extinction Rebellion wearing just underwear lay in a gallery displaying art sponsored by the fossil fuel giant on Sunday, as other activists poured a black liquid over them. The...
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A van containing vintage costumes for Manchester Royal Exchange Theatre’s Christmas show Gypsy has been found in Salford after being stolen from a pub car park on Thursday. The venue reported...
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Arts Minister Helen Whately said the proposed scheme risked detracting from the success of existing initiatives such as City of Culture.
Arts People
SEBASTIAN CATER will join the senior management team at UK Theatre and Society of London Theatre in January 2020, taking over from Cassie Chadderton. He has nearly 20 years’ experience in the...
Arts People
Following an open call for Disabled applicants to become board members of the music, disability and technology organisation Drake Music, Consultant CHAS DE SWIET is replacing ROGER VIGILANCE as Chair...
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ANNE WONG-ERVEN has been appointed to the Executive Leadership team at Watershed, taking on the new role of General Manager. SHARMAINE LOVEGROVE (Publisher of Dialogue Books) has become a trustee of...
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Eight new members have joined the board of a-n The Artists Information Company. They are SONIA BOUÉ, HANNAH CROSS, SKINDER HUNDAL, JEROME INCE-MITCHELL, HELEN NISBET, KEITH PIPER, ANJALIKA SAGAR and...
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The Government’s “biggest ever single investment in cultural infrastructure” will pay for building maintenance in musuems, technology for libraries and regeneration projects.
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Consulting communities is not the same as allowing them to make decisions, attendees at the recent Theatres Trust conference heard.
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The Grand Quarter in Leeds, which includes the Grand Theatre, home of Opera North, is one of 247 new sites that Historic England has added to its Heritage at Risk register. The heritage body has also...
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Choreography Online is selling time-limited performance licences for dances created across the world. The site allows users to search videos by genre, difficulty and the number of dancers required.
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All eleven advisors of the London drama school have quit in protest at Central St Martins' decision to halt admissions for two well-regarded courses, claiming there is a “sense of hostility” from administrators.
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From family births to DIY successes, greasy spoons to local DJs, a collaborative project has been celebrating local radio on high streets across the country. Jenny Hunt and Holly Darton explain why the time is right for hyper-local theatre.
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Perceptions of creative ageing have been transformed over the past decade, says David Cutler.
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New research highlights how cultural organisations could play a key role in demystifying the internet to non-users, writes Katie Moffat.
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Sara Whybrew explains how employers across the creative industries are making sure there’s a new generation of skilled workers heading their way.
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Dedicated arts and health co-ordinators, together with a commitment to measure impact, are pushing culture into the mainstream of the country’s health policy, writes Nesta Lloyd-Jones.
Pathways into the creative industries are less clearly defined than those in other sectors. From networking and skills development to finding your tribe and staying true to your art, Kate Hall offers practical advice for those just starting out.
Arts organisations need to decide what moral hierarchies guide their operations - sponsorship included, says James Doeser.
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Oxford University Professor Dirk Obbink has been accused of selling ancient Bible fragments to US billionaire Steve Green. At least 11 texts from the university's archives turned up at the Museum...
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The shoe, owned by ballerina Dame Margot Fonteyn, sold at an auction near Hythe for less than its estimated sale price of £1500 to £2000. Fonteyn, who died in 1991 aged 71, was one...
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Grassroots projects to bring people together and establish social connections, such as community cafes, street parties or walking groups, will be eligible for the fund. A statement from DCMS said the...
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A new report from London Mayor Sadiq Khan's office found the sector injects £40bn into the city's supply chains, with knock-on effects on a range of other industries. Previous figures...
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The ACE and Durham University collaboration says that prioritising exam technique over deep understanding is “far from ideal for government, regulators, heads, teachers or parents”.

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