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The opera company said the requirement for Coliseum audience members to dispose of food and drink before entering the building, which was originally applied only to those attending rock and pop...
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A joint letter, penned by more than 100 of the UK’s leading artists – including 15 Turner Prize winners – says there is “compelling evidence” that creative subjects are...
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Almost 30 emails and documents released to Herald Scotland following a freedom of information request reveal one senior member of staff did not understand why a particular company was refused regular...
Five people working in youth arts programmes across London institutions, including Battersea Arts Centre and Orange Tree Theatre, offer advice for young people who want to make a start in theatre.
Arts People
The new Chief Executive Officer of a-n The Artists Information Company will be JULIE LOMAX, currently Director of Development at Liverpool Biennial. Her previous roles include Director of Visual Arts...
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Consultant SARAH OSBORN, who was previously Chief Executive of Music Publishers Association, has joined the Incorporated Society of Musicians (ISM) as Head of Services and Operations. She is also a...
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The new Artistic Director at the newly refurbished Queen’s Hall Arts Centre in Hexham will be KATY TAYLOR, who is currently Executive Director of The Witham, a community arts centre in Barnard...
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Actress MAUREEN BEATTIE will be the new President of Equity, taking over from MALCOLM SINCLAIR in July. She is the union’s second female President and the first since BEATRIX LEHMANN in 1946.
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CHRIS RICKETTS will become Showcasing Strategy Director for dance in the UK, as part of the Surf the Wave programme. Currently Programme and Touring Producer for Candoco Dance Company and a partner...
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PETER MEARNS, Vice-Chair of the Storyhouse board since 2015, will take over as Chair, replacing BILL HUGHES. Mearns is currently Chair of Bluecoat, Liverpool’s Centre for Contemporary Arts;...
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Arts engagement consultant CLARE LOVETT has been appointed Chair of the Board at theatre company Out of Joint, taking over from IAIN GILLIE. Lovett was previously Programme Director for Learning...
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CEO at Jackson’s Lane in North London for the past eight years, JAMES TILSTON will be the new Chief Executive Officer at Anvil Arts in Basingstoke, following the retirement of CHRISTINE...
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The Edinburgh International Festival has announced that AIDAN OLIVER will be the new Chorus Director of the Edinburgh Festival Chorus, taking on the role in the autumn. He is currently Director of...
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Artistic Director of Voices Now MATTHEW SWANN is moving on from the organisation he founded in 2011. Creative Producer CLARE EDWARDS, who has also been with the organisation since 2011, has been...
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The membership body has collated and updated guidance on accepting and refusing donations, stressing the importance of adhering to a charity’s purpose as set out in its constitution.
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The rise of women chief executives has been concentrated in the smallest of arts organisations, an examination of England’s National Portfolio Organisations has shown.
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A candid response by What Next? Newcastle Gateshead to Arts Council England’s ten-year strategy consultation tells ACE to listen to the arts community in each region and “not lump everyone into the ‘North’”.
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27 healthcare providers in the North West have committed to developing a cultural prescription plan for new and expectant mothers to give children the “best start” in life.
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Age UK has called on arts organisations to become more accessible to older people, and on national funders to make ‘age-friendly practice’ a requirement of culture funding.
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New research by the Musicians' Union has found that two-fifths of early career orchestral musicians took unpaid work last year and 44% of all classical musicians say they don’t earn enough...
Cultural Unstained summarise the Twitter debate held this week about ethical sponsorship of the arts, following the sector-wide research by AP.
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A hundred years after (some) women got the vote, they are still under-represented in creative and management positions in the arts. Theatre company Spare Tyre champions women, and Lynette Shanbury calls on everyone to do the same.
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Bespoke segmentation modelling helps Sadler’s Wells talk to its audiences with personalised precision across venues and genres. Sebastian Cheswright Cater explains how.
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With all the reliance on digital technology over the past decade, are arts organisations as digitally mature as they should be, asks Hannah Mason.
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At the very heart of Jasmin Vardimon Company is a dedication to education and nurturing talent. Lauren Baldock explains who benefits and how.

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