Paige Oldfield interviews principal percussionist at Northern Ballet, John Melbourne, about how losing his job security has impacted his family.
Feature
Following their collaboration on a groundbreaking project, Sarah Bailey, Kate Houlton and Danielle Lewis-Egonu reflect on how a socially engaged approach to arts education can create new ways of working in schools.
Feature
The Space has convened an Accessibility Working Group to support the sector to work in more inclusive and accessible ways. One of its first outputs has been to provide a pool of knowledge on best practice in digital accessibility, as Harmeet Chagger-Khan explains.
What happens when a French museum collides with American politics? Zachary Small speaks to New Jersey leaders about the city's decision to pull funding for an outpost of the Pompidou Center.
Arts People
LORI ANDERSON will succeed JULIA AMOUR as Director of Festivals Edinburgh from October. Currently Director of the arts, heritage and creative industries network Culture Counts, Anderson was...
Arts People
JO TAYLOR, GURJEET SINGH and EVA SCOTT have joined the board of the Royal Exchange Theatre in Manchester. Taylor is the co-founder of Fly a Kite, which aims to help organisations grow and...
News
Former Shadow Minister for Creative Industries and Digital Chris Bryant will join DCMS alongside new Culture Secretary Lisa Nandy.
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Lavender Theatre in Surrey will embark on a year-long hiatus for upgrade works to take place. The open-air theatre in Epsom said it will pause productions following its launch last year after it...
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Oldham Coliseum is expected to reopen in time for the 2025 pantomime season after Oldham Council pledged £10m to refurbish the historic theatre. 
Feature
The arts bring moments of creativity, joy and imagination, but what do they mean to the lives of children and young people, families and communities? asks Dienka Hines.
News
A probe into Covid loans provided to both the arts and sports sectors will be conducted by the National Audit Office (NAO). A statement issued by the public spending watchdog said it will produce...
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The activist group Culture Workers Against Genocide has claimed that layoffs at ICA were motivated by previous Palestinian solidarity action undertaken without management's consent.
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The BPI has launched a “scale-up and growth programme” for new technologies, innovations and ideas in the music industry. Billed as the first of its kind, Grow Music has been developed...
Arts People
DELIA BARKER has been promoted to Chief Executive Officer of Brixton House theatre in London from her existing position there as interim Managing Director. She has previously been Director of...
News
The four arts councils of the UK, alongside the British Council, Fonds Soziokultur and Goethe-Institut London, have announced they will continue to fund Cultural Bridge, an artist exchange programme...
Arts People
SELINA MCGONAGLE has been appointed the new Executive Lead at North Yorkshire arts organisation Craven Arts. She replaces ANN RUTHERFORD, who will retire at the end of July after over three years as...
News
Former Shadow Minister for International Development says it is an 'unbelievable privilege' to become Culture Secretary.
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The History of Science Museum in Oxford has unveiled proposals to refurbish its building. The Grade I listed structure was completed in 1682 and opened to the public the following year, making it...
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Former Shadow Minister for International Development is handed the culture brief by Prime Minister Keir Starmer after Thangam Debbonaire loses her seat.
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National Galleries of Scotland (NSG) has put out a statement online saying will continue its relationship with sponsor Baillie Gifford. Acknowledging it was "a complex issue," the NSG...
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Arts Council of Wales says the country's dance ecology has been 'fragile' since before the Covid pandemic.
News
Musician Ed Sheeran has been funding a local state school's music, art and drama education programmes for the last seven years after government cuts to the subjects left teachers with a meagre...
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A theatre in Doncaster left vacant for nearly 30 years has been put up for auction, with no reserve price. Opened in 1899, The Grand Theatre in Doncaster closed in 1995 after being used as a...
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Having spent £500,000 on a purpose-built art block a decade ago, London school ceases contract of 'inspirational' art teacher as part of efforts to address financial problems.
Opinion
A change of government! Hurray. A chance for a new approach to running the country, to tax and spend, reflecting the wants and needs of everyone. Congratulations. Now the hard work begins, says David Micklem. 

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