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Brighton-based Marlborough Productions, the company behind the Marlborough Pub & Theatre’s cultural programme, have left their historic LGBTQ+ venue and are looking for a new home in...
Feature
As we emerge from the chaos of the pandemic let’s focus on where we want to go, but remember there’s no single way to get there, says David Reece.
Making locals pay has proved to be a dubious – and perhaps damaging - option for museums, says Gina Fairley, so what are the alternatives?
From issue 335 Feature
Outdoor Arts producers and artists are experienced at turning the most unpromising setting into a performance space, and their back-catalogue of shows is tailored for the outdoor. Could they be the first to woo back audiences in a socially distanced world? Angus MacKechnie looks ahead.
From issue 335 Feature
Familiar voices may be muted this year, but some have found new ways to communicate with their audiences, and to reach new ones. Michael Eades asks some fundamental questions about the future for festivals.
Feature
As we move from the immediate crisis towards new ones, we need atypical thinkers, agile doers and creative problem-solvers who thrive in unknowns, says Kai Syng Tan. She and Tom Northey explore examples of ‘Artful Leadership’.
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With home-working more likely to become the norm, what can be done to sustain our mental health and support our colleagues and collaborators? Colin Beesting addresses the challenge.
News
The revival of the sector should include targeted public investment, clear policy signals and the implementation of Climate Change Act obligations through the Cultural Renewal strategy.
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Scotland appears to be the first country in the UK to make a direct Government loan to ensure a cultural organisation can survive the current financial crisis.
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In an open letter to the 'big five' UK publishing houses, high profile authors - including some who have recently shared their experiences of racism - are calling for sweeping reforms to...
Arts People
Multimillionaire PR specialist ROLAND RUDD will succeed Lionel Barber as Chair of Tate on the conclusion of his term in January 2021. A Trustee of Tate since 2017, Rudd was elected by other trustees...
Arts People
FIONA EVANS, currently HR Director at Zoological Society of London (ZSL), has been appointed Director of People and Culture at the Southbank Centre from September 2020, responsible for leading its...
Arts People
ELLEN MCADAM has stepped down as Director of Birmingham Museums Trust after almost seven years in the post. She had been due to step down in October 2020, but has advanced her retirement to care for...
Arts People
JO WRIGHT, Director of Wright Consulting (UK) Ltd and previously a Senior Associate with Counterculture Partnership LLP, has become a partner in the organisation. BO ESCRITT, whose career has...
Arts People
Three-year appointments have been announced for media executive HEATHER BLYTH; insurance risk and compliance officer PAUL ECCLESON; museums and heritage consultant RITA MCLEAN; lawyer TONY WILSON;...
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Interested in new ideas and opportunities to lead you out of lockdown and beyond? AP's new feature - The Way Forward - is being updated DAILY by our amazing volunteers, Robert Sanderson and...
To make most of the 'unfrozen moment' we are living through, we will need to attend to the conditions that make real change possible, says Holly Donagh.
Black artists in Country Music have felt too vulnerable to speak out about the racism they have been facing - until now. Andrea Williams opens the floodgates.
"Mission driven organisations will have to rethink how they fulfil their goals with a different mix of human talent and skill than they did before." Rob Jackson considers the post-Covid role of volunteers.
“One thing we haven’t nailed is giving artists confidence that just because they’re doing something on a stream doesn’t mean we shouldn’t be charging": tech innovators look to the future of virtual shows.
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Professor Gavin Henderson has apologised for “the lived experiences of students of colour” and his racist comments during his time as Principal of The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.
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Lois Keidan is leaving the Live Art Development Agency – which has an exclusively white workforce – to help address “critical issues of representation”.
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The trustees of The Rhodes Arts Complex are preparing to rename the venue. Three petitions have called for the organisation to dissociate itself from former British businessman and politician Cecil...
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The proportion of school pupils taking music and drama at GCSE looks set to stabilise around 20% lower than in 2015, when a dramatic slide in uptake began.
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Auction house Sotheby’s has been asked by British Airways to value works of art that have been displayed for decades in its lounges and at its headquarters. The airline is aiming to sell at...

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