A year on from Brexit, the Government must start listening to the creative industries’ needs, says Sarah Connolly.
How do you sustain fun and creativity in dance teaching? Meredith Fages asks six teachers and choreographers.
Turner Prize winners Array Collective deserve better critical engagement than they received from the judges, write Ciara Hickey and Jane Morrow.
Members of Blk Art Group, a 1980s artist collective which tackled racism in Thatcher’s Britain, discuss their work with Alex Mistlin.
Adrian Murphy profiles fifteen museums from across the world set to open or reopen in 2022. 
News
Essex County Council has opened a £1m arts and culture fund for applications. Artists and arts organisations can apply for between £2,500 and £30,000, with decisions expected...
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£585,000 is being sought to upgrade The Harris in Preston. Preston City Council plans to ask Arts Council England to part fund Harris Your Place, its £10m refurbishment programme....
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A new partnership aims to grow options for music tuition in the South East of England.  Brighton & Hove Music & Arts (BHMA), which manages the Create Music hub, has joined forces with...
Feature
It’s that time of year when we reflect on the last 12 months and hatch plans for the next. Laura Twemlow shares details of a new programme for the new year.
Opinion
Funding ‘criteria’ tell you what a funder will or won’t support, but organisational ‘constraints’ ultimately determine what gets funded, says Kevin Osborne.  
Opinion
On 15 December Nadine Dorries wrote to all Arts Council England’s NPOs about measures to increase access to the arts. It was distributed by ACE. An anonymous NPO replies.
Feature
Poor quality data about classical music is a significant obstacle to understanding its lack of diversity. But Anna Bull thinks ACE’s new research provides some valuable insights.
Feature
Last year, more than 50,000 people took part in a creative challenge. Now the invitation to rise to the January challenge is open again. Michaela Tranfield has the details.
News
The Culture Recovery Fund top-up is branded “bizarrely detached from reality” as the sector awaits details of further Covid measures.
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The Welsh Government is making £5.25m available to assist Welsh arts organisations, museums, libraries and independent cinemas through the winter. Aimed at organisations at risk of closure...
Arts People
SOPHIE ROSA has announced she will step down as leader of Sinfonia Viva at the end of the 2021/22 season. Rosa, who leaves to concentrate on her career as a solo violinist, was appointed lead of...
News
The Government must act now and offer theatres support and compensation, industry leaders say.
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Falkirk is set to receive a “regionally significant” arts centre as part of investment zone funding. The £80m Falkirk Growth Deal, delivered by the UK and Scottish governments,...
Arts People
BECKY BARBER has been named Jonathan Church Theatre Production's (JCTP) new Executive Producer. She will succeed GEORGIA GATTI, who leaves in January to join Neal Street Productions as Theatre...
Arts People
The Reading Agency has welcomed three new trustees to its board. Stonewall Cymru Director DAVINIA GREEN, Head of Universal Services for London Borough of Barking & Dagenham and Clore fellow...
News
Wales' night-time economy may raise a legal challenge in response to closures.
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Creative arts workers are the most satisfied in the UK, new research indicates. Conducted by insight platform New Possible, the What Workers Want study found job satisfaction in the creative arts...
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A month after implementation, venues say Covid passes have had the opposite effect on audience confidence than the policy intended.
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More than a third of applicants to the second round of the Culture Recovery Fund (CRF) were unsuccesful. Arts Council England (ACE), which has now administered seven rounds of emergency support,...
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The country is yet to receive most of its Culture Recovery Fund allocation from May, the Culture Minister has claimed, as restrictions tighten.

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