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Manchester Metropolitan University’s new School of Digital Arts (SODA) opened for its first public viewing on Monday (13 June). The £35m project, an investment from the university,...
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The National Theatre is expanding its Speak Up programme to work with some 140,000 young people from 55 secondary schools across the next three years. The programme sees school pupils working with...
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A new guide to help festivals, literature organisations and publishers run online and in-person hybrid events is now available. Written by CRIPtic Arts Director Jamie Hale, in consultation with D/...
Feature
As Extant celebrates its 25th anniversary, Mary Paterson shares their plans to spearhead radical change for disabled people in the theatre.
Feature
Engagement with longform online content may be on a downward trend but, as Adam Koszary writes, expectations for creative storytelling on social media is picking up apace. 
Feature
What should underpin our evaluation practice in the arts? Oliver Mantell reflects on the new Evaluation Principles from the Centre for Cultural Value. 
Feature
New research from the sector draws some optimistic conclusions about the prospects for museums, as Sarah Philp explains.
Opinion
With the latest cuts to university courses in the arts, Alan Read believes the future of theatre and performance in UK Higher Education is at stake. But numbers only tell half the story. 
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Museums and galleries are missing out on money due to complexity and lack of awareness of government tax relief scheme.
Three years ago, a group of artists and curators were invited to Facebook’s offices to discuss censorship on social media. Emma Shaprio asks why nothing has yet changed.
Subscriptions to arts institutions are in decline at a time when the rest of the world is adopting the model. Douglas McLennan takes a closer look at the trend.
Can those who create art and music benefit from its therapeutic effects? Celina Lei argues more creative therapy could support both artists and organisations.
Curators who left the UK after Brexit took their experience with them, writes Philip Oltermann. They are now reshaping art scenes in other European cities.
Santa Fe’s Pro Musica orchestra has had a tumultuous ten months. To fully understand why, you need to consider its approach to surviving the pandemic, says Mark Tiarks.
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A £8.7m project to renovate Ipswich Museum is to go ahead despite an online petition against the proposals. The planned works to the Grade II-listed building include “slight”...
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Guildhall School of Music & Drama is the best place to study drama and music, according to this year’s Complete University Guide ranking. The school rose one place from last year's...
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A music app designed to support care of people affected by dementia has been launched by music wellness technology firm Music Health. The app, called Vera, analyses the age of the person with...
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Publicly funded organisations in Wales will be required to report diversity figures, lift barriers to cultural participation and mandate anti-racism training over the next two years.
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The Art Fund is opening applications to two funding streams this summer, with more than £2m available in total. The charity’s Reimagine grants programme, designed to increase stability...
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Andrew Lloyd Webber called his production of Cinderella in the West End "a costly mistake" on the night of the show’s final performance. The production came to a close at Gillian...
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The second round of the government’s Community Ownership Fund opened on Saturday (11 June). The £150m fund is designed to help community groups bid for ownership of cultural buildings...
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New art fund launches to address needs of local rural communities as they emerge from the global Covid-19 pandemic.
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A Scottish theatre company has launched a new initiative to help disabled people get involved with performing arts. Cutting Edge Theatre, based in Edinburgh, has received funding from the...
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A book detailing the history of Sheffield's Crucible Theatre has won the 2022 Theatre Book Prize, awarded by The Society for Theatre Research. Stirring Up Sheffield – An Insider’s...
Arts People
AMANDA PARKER is stepping down as CEO of inclusion advocacy organisation Inc Arts. Parker, who founded the business in 2019, cited personal reasons for her resignation.  Inc Arts...

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