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Previously criticised as “too posh for pop”, Arts Council England has voiced support for genres including rock and hip-hop.
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A new project will investigate new ideas for how the arts can play an “impactful and sustainable” role in health and wellbeing.
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A study of 50,000 people found that regardless of skill level, taking part in activities like painting, pottery or music helps people manage their emotions, build confidence and explore solutions to problems.
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An evidence review by Arts Council England suggests a reduction in London funding “should naturally lead to greater potential for funding rural organisations”.
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An £8m scheme has been put forward to convert a large derelict warehouse into a multi-purpose arts centre, including artists’ studios and workshops, an arts library, gallery spaces and a...
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By investing to make the nine council-run sites into better visitor attractions, the organisation reached 1.7 million  people - a 23% increase on last year, and almost five times as many as in...
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New research has found academic evidence of the power of culture to draw communities together.
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The museum, which exhibits local artwork and historic artefacts related to waterways and boating, has implemented "various cost-cutting measures", but the charity's trustees have now...
Camille Schenkkan reflects on routes into the arts workforce and asks how we can better prepare aspiring artists from all backgrounds.
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Having recently announced that South East Dance is to produce an all-female dance programme, Cath James discusses the complex issue of gender quotas.
From issue 324 Feature
Christine Hamilton considers how much has changed since the publication of her report on women in the Scottish arts sector three years ago, and what still needs to be done.
From issue 324 Feature
Why are many women in the arts not progressing into leadership roles? Alex Marshall asks if there are lessons to be learned from the world of sport.
From issue 324 Feature
By opening up more realistic discussions around motherhood, Motherworks seeks to support those suffering unnecessarily. Ruth Dudman explains.
Ammar Kalia examines the measures regional museums are taking in the face of funding cuts that are leaving them on the 'cliff edge'.
Why do capital cities generally have thriving 'creative economies', yet non-capitals are more likely to be 'culturally vibrant'? Valentina Montalto explores the definitions used to measure 'culture'.
'Safe spaces' such as the TransArte festival are allowing protest art to flourish and creating opportunities for LGBTQ people to express themselves in Bolsonaro’s  Brazil. Catherine McNamara explains what's going on.
Arts People
Corrina Eastwood and Charlotte Elliston, Co-Directors of feminist arts organisation Sweet 'Art, look back on the people who have inspired and guided their work.
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The Borough Council and the Northern School of Art are joining forces to run a programme of creative-themed events and seminars at the Centre, which aims to support "innovators and entrepreneurs...
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The loss-making bistro at the Greenock venue may be shut down as management seeks to overcome a cash crisis that has threatened the future of the whole organisation.
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A new charity set up by local arts figures is raising money to buy and transform the Trinity Road police station into a new type of a community venue that will support social enterprises and provide...
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The town’s five-year plan for culture, The Fire Within, follows consultation with experts and local cultural organisations. Wigan Council's Chief Executive Alison McKenzie-Folan said the...
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Following the opening of the Bridge Theatre in 2017, the pair, who previously worked together leading the National Theatre, are planning a new 600-seat venue in King’s Cross. The theatre,...
Artists are bringing empty shops to life, offering people unique shopping experiences and revitalising town centres. Aida Edemariam explains how.
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The site-wide masterplans include a £19m upgrade and expansion of the venue's existing performance spaces and an integrated creative hub, featuring commercial enterprises and offices that...
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Without admitting liability, the Arts Council of Northern Ireland has settled a case brought by Chief Executive Roisin McDonough, who alleged she had experienced age discrimination and victimisation...

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