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Formerly Head of Brighton Festival, JANE MCMORROW has started her new role as Director of Brighton-based arts charity Creative Future. She left the festival in 2009, taking on freelance work with...
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A group of 19 large-scale theatres across the UK has announced the appointment of AMY DOLAN as its new Tour Coordinator. Previously Company Manager & International Tour Producer with Scottish...
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Previously producer at the Gate Theatre, DAISY COOPER – who has previously worked in the BBC’s TV Locations Department – has been appointed Producer of theatre company Out of Joint.
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Community Arts North West (CAN) Creative Director and Co-Founder CILLA BAYNES will be stepping down from the organisation in the autumn.
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The Northampton-based contemporary art organisation has welcomed several new appointments to its board: DEBORAH DE HAES, management consultant and governance specialist; DYLAN FOX, Artist/ Activist/...
The Irish Government’s new steps to tackle ticket touting at concerts is a good start, but Niall Byrne says questions remain about the legislation’s viability and clarity.
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The membership body is pressing the Local Government Association to promote new guidelines that aim to protect live music venues from expensive noise regulation costs.
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Local businesses affected by a safety cordon around Glasgow School of Art’s Mackintosh building – which is being dismantled after falling victim to a second major fire in four years...
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Streaming services such as Amazon Music and Spotify have reported significant increases in users under 30 listening to jazz, which has been attributed to greater awareness of artists through social...
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25 artists and designers whose work is featured in the museum’s Hope to Nope exhibition have demanded their contributions be removed after the institution hosted an evening reception for...
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Health Secretary Matt Hancock’s initiative aims to reach tens of thousands of people across England.
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Americans online talked more about Adele than Brexit, even in the month after the UK voted to leave the European Union.
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The subject is seen as a useful way of encouraging children to engage with physical activity, even if they do not like competitive sports.
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51% of the 600 drama, music and dance students polled by the Incorporated Society of Musicians, Equity and the Musicians Union said they had experienced inappropriate behaviour, bullying or sexual...
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Creative Civic Change, launched in partnership with the Big Lottery Fund and Local Trust, is open to community groups across England in areas that demonstrate social need. The scheme will provide...
Culture Secretary Fiona Hyslop’s intervention in the recent Creative Scotland funding debacle is further proof of the funder’s lamentable lack of independence, argues Magnus Linklater.
How one museum tour company is using humour, pop culture references and games to make visits more fun and less dutiful – Elaine Glusac.
Colleen Dilenschneider on the secret to successful digital engagement between audiences and cultural organisations.
Should everyone who takes part in participatory art – both professional and non-professional – be paid? Would this be empowering, or restrict participants’ freedom? François Matarasso mulls it over.
Classical music needs to get over its snobbish opposition to clapping during performances, which alienates audiences and stops people coming to concerts, writes Chi-chi Nwanoku.
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Incoming Executive Director Erin Gavaghan believes the sector still has work to do on changing traditional working structures to make them more appealing to women.
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Chief Executive JANET ARCHER has left Creative Scotland after five years in post. Archer’s former deputy IAIN MUNRO will assume leadership of the organisation as Acting Chief Executive and...
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91 companies and organisations in the UK were supported by Creative Europe last year, receiving 10% of the scheme’s total funds.
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Curator and Head of Programmes at Gasworks in London since 2011, ROBERT LECKIE has been selected as the new Director of Spike Island in Bristol. He will take up the role in the autumn.
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A report commissioned by Arts Council England finds that two-thirds of the sector want the body to advocate its value to central government, but only a minority think it should be measuring quality.

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