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City Council leaders are calling for Festival venues and shows to be more spread out across the city, and may in future years use their licensing powers in an attempt to tackle “pinch points...
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Opposition leaders have accused Aberdeen City Council of failing to hold fundraising consultants accountable for the work they have been doing to help plug a “a multi-million pound black hole...
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Liverpool City Council has denied suggestions that a council worker may have mistaken ‘The List’ for an illegal flyposting and taken it down. The artwork names 34,361 refugees and...
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A panto production company has caused outrage by levying a £100 fee at young people hoping to perform in its shows.
Are visa restrictions deterring foreign artists from performing in the UK? Kate Hutchinson examines the impact on overseas artists who have been refused entry on multiple occasions.
Mark Londesborough attempts to understand why a knowledge-based curriculum is often met with opposition from arts educators.
Jeremy Reynolds reports on how classical music organisations have created young professionals clubs, boasting offers like free hors d’oeuvres and interval drinks, to lure millennials into the concert hall.
Mark Morris is leaving behind what he calls his “Death Dances”, which are to be performed after his passing. Marina Harss explains.
Four theatre leaders share their views on how the role of artistic director needs to change in the modern day to stay relevant and inclusive.
The Trump administration’s tumultuous relationship with the arts continues as it fails to select an artist to represent the States in next year’s Venice biennale. Jack Nevis reviews the landscape.
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The House of Lords EU Committee says that multi-country, multi-entry visas allowing cultural workers to make short term visits between the UK and the EU would support touring when freedom of movement ends after Brexit.
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New funding aims to bring disabled artists into the mainstream of European dance and theatre, and build a network committed to presenting their work.
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The rate of volunteering at clubs and organisations has not recovered to the levels last seen in 2013/14, and the percentage of people giving to charity has also fallen over the same period.
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As well as receiving core funding from the Lottery, Arts Council England’s National Portfolio Organisations were awarded over half of all Strategic and Capital funding last year.
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Edinburgh Festival Fringe has received a £100,000 grant from the UK Government to help it market performances abroad, develop better digital resources, and support arts in the city throughout...
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The Offensive Weapons Bill would make it an offence for bladed products to be delivered to a residential address, creating serious problems for productions using knife props.
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Tate has asked members of the public to review its interpretation texts in a new initiative that aims to make the organisation’s displays more inclusive.
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CLARE REDDINGTON has taken over as CEO of Watershed, leading alongside Executive Director MIRIAM RANDALL. Reddington, who joined Watershed in 2004 and established the organisation’s Creative...
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FEI, the UK based international cultural consultancy, has announced that GRAHAM SHEFFIELD, until recently global Director Arts at the British Council, will join the agency as an Associate Director to...
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Consultant and producer LOUISE COLES is to become interim Executive Director (part time) at Spare Tyre. Her experience includes working as Executive Director at The Blue Room Theatre and as Chief...
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The British Council has made three new appointments to the senior Arts Leadership team. GREGORY NASH has taken up the role of Creative Director and CAROLINE MEABY becomes Director, Arts Network....
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RICARDO DE LACERDA FERREIRA will become the new General Manager of Outside Edge Theatre Company, the UK’s only theatre company focused on addiction. An experienced human rights lawyer and arts...
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CHARLOTTE BENCE returns to Equity as low pay/no pay organiser. Bence is a former student scheme coordinator for the union, and returns to Equity having recently worked at Unite, overseeing workers in...
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Curious Directive has announced STEPHEN CROCKER as its new Chair. He is currently Chief Executive of Norwich Theatre Royal, and his other roles include Vice Chair of the Albert Kennedy Trust and...
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Actress SUZANN MCLEAN is to take over as Artistic Director of Theatre Peckham next month. McLean is founder and current director of the award winning theatre school Young and Talented, now in its...

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