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Actor Sir Lenny Henry has criticsed the Bournemouth Pavilion for decorating its dressing room with an old advertisement depicting black tribal caricatures, tweeting "I heartily...
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Croydon Council says it will renew its bid for the title in 2023 after losing out to Waltham Forest and Brent in the previous competition. Councillor Oliver Lewis said Croydon is "a borough on...
From issue 329 Case study
New Writing North is helping young people in some of the region's most socio-economically disadvantaged areas express themselves through creative writing. Laura Fraine explains how a new generation is finding its voice.
From issue 329 Case study
The lack of affordable skills-based training and opportunities to learn from others makes it much harder for people from disadvantaged backgrounds to develop their careers in the arts. Simina Neagu and Valentina Bin took action to fill the gap.
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As Manchester City Council races to get the venue finished for 2021, only a third of construction packages have been awarded.
Peter Nicholas takes aim at US President Donald Trump's winner picks for the National Medal of the Arts. He says the probelm isn't that these artists aren't deserving - it's that a broad array of artistic disciplines have been ignored.
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Tony Tetro has claimed he forged a Monet water lillies painting on loan to Dumfries House, one of Prince Charles' residences. A spokesperson for Dumfries House said the painting and two others -...
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The museum has become an accredited Living Wage employer as part of Dundee's commitment in March to be a Living Wage city. V&A Dundee Director Philip Long said: "The museum is part of...
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BME people in children’s publishing are often “pressured to comment on diversity issues” amid expectations their books will focus on cultural stereotypes.
As a literary programmer for Brighton Festival, Alice O'Keeffe had to reach beyond her "cosy pro-remain bubble". She asks whether publishers are doing enough to engage with a plurality of views.
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The project at the University of Warwick will update the exisiting building and add three cinemas, a contemporary art gallery and a new restaurant. The redevelopment is due to be completed in late...
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The gallery has announced it will stop showing the BP Portrait Award exhibition in 2020 following criticism from environmental rights groups. It said that "for many people, the association of...
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A study warns that “debates about authenticity, re-creation and fakery are amplified by digital technologies”.
Curiosity has long been hypothesised as a rational process of weighing up possible outcomes. Arianne Cohen looks at new research that suggests the attribute is more closely correlated with error.
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Arts Council England has been criticised for failing to remove the Eduardo Paolozzi sculpture from outside London's Euston Station, where it is now boarded up in the middle of a demolition site....
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Residents at the Swansea University facility will "create space for creative industry businesses and entrepreneurs to work closely with older people, charities, policy-makers and...
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The former Culture Minister has resigned from parliament, citing a desire to specialise in the sectors he is passionate about.
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Head of Programming Tamsin Ace will leave the venue in December, as will Creative Director Madani Younis. Southbank has not confirmed whether it will replace Ace's role.
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The Arts Council of Wales has said it won’t fund projects that don’t budget minimum pay rates for artists. We asked the other councils why they aren’t doing the same.
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New research suggests the expanding role of music managers and an outdated earnings model means “we run the risk of losing many of these talented professionals altogether”.
Arts People
GUS CASELY-HAYFORD has been appointed to lead the new museum, reporting to V&A Director TRISTRAM HUNT. Casely-Hayford, currently Director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art...
Arts People
FIONA GIBSON, Chief Executive at Liverpool’s Everyman & Playhouse will succeed DUNCAN HENDRY as CEO of Capital Theatres, the trust which runs the King’s and Festival theatres on...
Arts People
DAWN AUSTWICK, Chief Executive of The National Lottery Community Fund, has been appointed as Chair of the Board at Kiln Theatre in Brent, London. Previously Deputy Director of the British Museum,...
Arts People
Composer and guitarist STUART MCCALLUM has been appointed as the new Deputy Head of Popular Music at the Royal Northern College of Music, which was the UK’s first conservatoire to offer a four-...
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As CLARE O’HARA leaves to become Director of the Cowley Road Trust in Oxford, LIZ HUGHES joins Cambridge Junction as the new Head of Development to lead on fundraising for community and...

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