Arts People
Edinburgh International Festival has appointed three new trustees to its board: management and legal consultant SPIRO PHANOS; Commissioning Editor, Entertainment at ITV LARA AKEJU; and corporate...
Arts People
SHIRLEY NOVAK has been appointed the new CEO for Charnwood Arts. This follows the passing of founder KEVIN RYAN after a short illness earlier this year. His emphasis for Charnwood Arts was on work at...
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The Donmar Warehouse has announced ADAM KENWRIGHT is succeeding Lord BROWNE of Madingley as Chair of its board. The current Executive Vice President of Ambassador Theatre Group will be joined by six...
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Visual Arts South West has appointed artist HELEN CAMMOCK and Director of John Hansard Gallery WOODROW KERNOHAN as Co-Chairs of the VASW network. Both have roots in south-west England and have...
Arts People
Norwich University of the Arts has announced SIMON OFIELD-KERR is succeeding JOHN LAST as Vice-Chancellor when he retires next year. Ofield-Kerr is currently Deputy Vice-Chancellor of University...
News
Around 10,000 people working in the cultural and entertainment sectors in France have staged a street protest in Paris against the continued Covid-related closure of venues including theatres,...
News
Signature events, including a potential UK City of Culture bid, will "signal the cultural regeneration of Gloucester".
Opinion
As we say good riddance to 2020, Liz Hill takes a glass-half-full look at progress in the cultural sector this year, and what the year ahead might hold.
News
New economic estimates show the sector is worth twice as much as sport in a good year.
News
Westway Trust says it "has been, and remains, institutionally racist" following decades of allegations.
News
A new arts and community centre, café and studio workspaces will be created as part of the refurbishment of Walworth Town Hall in London. The Grade 2 listed building, which was home to Newington...
News
A new partnership between the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) and Preston City Council will see the Harris Museum and Library open its doors to students and the public for teaching, research...
News
A £260m leisure complex at Gateshead Quayside is to be built adjacent to music venue the Sage. The development will include a 29,000m2, 12,500 capacity arena for entertainment, festivals,...
News
Camden People’s Theatre, which supports early-career artists making unconventional theatre, is to begin a redevelopment programme that will see its building open to the community both day and...
News
"This is clear evidence of the existence and the scale of a jobs crisis," researchers say.
Arts People
After 13 years as Chief Executive of the Arts Council of Wales (ACW), NICK CAPALDI has announced that he will be stepping down from his role at the end of summer 2021. Commenting on the...
News
A further £400m of Culture Recovery Fund grants and loans has been earmarked for extending another "helping hand" to organisations facing failure before April.
News
The Let LIVE Thrive campaign has written an open letter to Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden warning that unless the Government acts now, major live events could be cancelled in 2021. The letter points...
News
Despite the lockdown across England, advance ticket sales to UK venues during November were at their highest level since the pandemic took hold in March - down by 84.6% compared with the same month...
Feature
Lucy Askew explores the possibilities behind a digital theatre platform that puts first things first, and the digital repertory company that will be testing it out.
News
Thackray Museum of Medicine in Leeds has become one of the UK’s first Covid-19 vaccination centres. It has handed over part of its building to NHS staff from Leeds and York Partnership NHS...
News
An eight-point manifesto asks campaigning parties to commit to a National Arts Force and new Office for Cultural Exchange ahead of the country's election.
Arts People
JONTY CLAYPOLE is leaving the BBC next spring after seven years as its Director of Arts. Previously a programme-maker with the BBC’s arts department, he has been with the organisation for over...
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Artistic Director SOPHIE MOTLEY is leaving the rural theatre company Pentabus to lead The Everyman, Cork. She joined the Shropshire-based theatre company in 2016 and will leave in February next year...
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Bristol-based arts development centre Spike Island has appointed five new trustees to its board: Founder and Director of Strike Communications, CATHERINE FRANKPITT; artist and current Spike Island...

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