News
Train operating company Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR), the UK’s biggest rail franchise which operates the Southern, Thameslink, Great Northern and Gatwick Express services, has unveiled '...
Feature
We are at a crossroads, says Jamie Beddard. Access, democratisation and engagement must not be sacrificed in the rush to return after the pandemic.  
Feature
When Professor Stephen Clift published a critique of an academic review of the impact of the arts on health outcomes, he was accused of not being ‘collegiate’ or constructive. Has the field of arts and health become too self-congratulatory?
Arts People
Keighley-based artist and producer SHANAZ GULZAR will be the new Chair of Bradford 2025 as the city prepares to bid for UK City of Culture title. A nationally established artist, she is also a...
Arts People
JAMIE NJOKU-GOODWIN, one of the Government’s most senior advisers, will succeed MICHAEL DUGHER as UK Music CEO. He will take over from TOM KIEHL, Acting CEO, who will continue as Deputy CEO and...
Arts People
Anthem, the fund for young people’s music in Wales, has appointed RHIAN HUTCHINGS as its first permanent Chief Executive. Her background in community and participatory music and music education...
Arts People
YUSUF KHAMISA has been appointed as Outreach and Development Liaison at Iris Theatre. An actor whose teaching and development work covers varied stages of artists training, he was previously the Head...
Arts People
Diversity champion SIMEILIA HODGE-DALLAWAY (left), founder of Artistic Directors of the Future, has been appointed as Curatorial Consultant at Manchester International Festival to advise on artists,...
Arts People
LAURA COLLIER will be Creative Director & Programmer for the Shakespeare North Playhouse in Prescot, Merseyside, which is due to open to the public in 2022. She previously worked as Head of...
Arts People
Bird College Conservatoire for Dance and Musical Theatre has announced new board appointments, with consultant and writer SONIA WATSON-FOWLER becoming a trustee of the Doreen Bird Foundation, and...
News
The six West End venues owned by Nimax Theatres will reopen from October with socially distanced shows and reduced capacities. 20,000 seats will be available for a series of events that will provide...
Opinion
England’s arts organisations will be asked to make decisions that affect more than people’s livelihoods.
News
Arts events could incentivise testing and restart the sector safely. But without a confirmed reopening date, there is little hope of recovery.
News
Arts organisations facing insolvency or redundancies can apply for up to £150,000 as Scotland delays the return of live events.
News
The Wales Freelance Taskforce, launched during the Covid-19 lockdown to strengthen the influence of the self-employed theatre and performance community in Wales, has listed 87 recommendations to...
News
Russia is preparing to develop the economic potential of its creative industries in alignmnent with the UN’s International Year of Creative Economy for Sustainable Development. During Russian...
News
A single infectious performer could cause a deadly outbreak, SAGE says, as the Culture Secretary hints at full capacity events before Christmas.
From issue 337 Feature
With the creativity of communities finally becoming a policy priority, arts organisations could be handing more control over to their communities. Adam Pushkin explains why – and how – that could work.
From issue 337 Feature
Cultural democracy is not in the gift of most cultural institutions, but that doesn’t mean there’s no role for them, says Anne Torreggiani.
News
Using earnings as a measure of the value of higher education disadvantages creative graduates who often have motivations other than money for entering work, says a new report from the Creative...
News
UK cultural organisations are joining Belarus Free Theatre’s (BFT) global artistic campaign in solidarity with the people of Belarus who are protesting their country’s falsified election...
Arts People
Director KENNETH OLUMUYIWA THARP (pictured) and Head of Development JESS MORTLOCK have lost their jobs at the Africa Centre following a restructure of the management hierarchy. Their roles have been...
Arts People
The new CEO at youth arts charity Artswork is LOUISE GOVIER, who joined during lockdown and will take over from JANE BRYANT when she stands down at the end of September after 10 years leading the...
Arts People
IRENE DORNER (pictured), named the ‘Most Powerful Woman in Banking’ in 2012 by American Banker and in 2013 ‘one of the 25 Most Powerful Women On Wall Street’ by Business...
Arts People
Bristol artist and curator CATHY MAGER has been appointed by Bristol Music Trust as Creative Producer to lead The Lantern Project, part of the venue’s multi-million pound transformation funded...

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