If the critical contribution of culture to a city’s fabric is to be maintained, the contributions of national governments, donors and charitable foundations may need to extend beyond capital projects, argues Magnus Linklater.
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The organisation will cut its visual arts programme and sell its historic building following its loss of Arts Council funding in April. The organisation, which described the decision as ‘...
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The organisation has been awarded almost £500k towards an £18m redevelopment project from the Arts Council’s small capital grants programme. The National Youth Theatre and Queen...
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Lead Producer at the Young Vic DAISY HEATH has been appointed Executive Director of Kiln Theatre. She takes over from BRIDGET KALLOUSHI, who leaves after 6 years, following the completion of a major...
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Theatre critic LYN GARDNER, who is also Associate Editor of The Stage, has teamed up with mobile app Stagedoor to provide recommendations for London shows and a series of new longform articles.
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After four years as Executive Director at Orange Tree Theatre, which included steering the organisation into a new phase outside of Arts Council England’s National Portfolio, SARAH NICHOLSON...
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DAVID PEARCE, previously Strategic Director, Operations and Performance at Wales Millennium Centre, joins arts software company Tessitura as Managing Director for Europe.
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CARL GROSE, who has worked with Kneehigh as an actor and a writer for the past 24 years – most recently as an Associate Artist – will take up the newly created position of Deputy Artistic...
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CARO NEWLING, Vice President of the Society of London Theatre, is to step down as Chair of theatre company Paines Plough after nine years in the role. She will be replaced by KIM GRANT, head of the...
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After 10 years in post, Sir HOWARD PANTER, co-founder of Ambassador Theatre Group and joint CEO of Trafalgar Entertainment, will step down as Chair of dance company Rambert in 2019.
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Professor KEVIN FENTON has been appointed as Chair of Trustees at charity and social enterprise Aesop, which created the pioneering Dance to Health project.
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HARRIET COOPER, previously Programme Manager for exhibitions and events at Colchester’s Firstsite gallery, has become Head of Programme at Jerwood Visual Arts. She will cover SARAH WILLIAMS...
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Dance company Ballet Black has partnered with dance shoe manufacturer Freed of London to create two new tones of pointe shoe. The bronze and brown models aim to address the current need for non-white...
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Montreal Museum of Fine Arts has teamed up with a doctors’ organisation in the city for a pilot project that will issue up to 50 prescriptions to visit exhibitions as a complement to...
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Analysis of a 14-week theatre tour by a black-led NPO finds large and diverse audiences, high ticket sales and positive reviews.
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Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Education Lord Agnew said that arguments for  music to be viewed as a ‘facilitating subject’ should be taken to the universities.
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The decision follows years of protest and the termination of similar relationships at two major Dutch galleries.
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The grant will be used to both prepare for the year of activities and fund the programme of work.
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The venue has been granted permission to challenge a ruling by the High Court in March that it was culpable under noise at work regulations for a viola player’s hearing loss, sustained during...
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Shape Arts, Disability Arts online and a-n The Artists Information Company have collaborated on the scheme for developing artistic practice. It will launch as a 12-month pilot in January 2019,...
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The Royal Court’s international director, who was awarded an MBE in 2010, died on Tuesday. Tributes have poured in, with playwright Dan Rebellato tweeting that Dodgson had a ‘global...
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How can you find out what your audience really thinks? Ron Evans recommends observing them using your very own spy network.
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It is exciting to explore and own the biases that we impart to audiences, argues Bea Udeh.
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Tamara McNeill and Thanasis Spyriadis introduce the 'Theory of Change' approach, and Paul Steele explains how he used it to better understand how his organisation works.
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Arts venues programming an act that could attract the attention of trans activists should be aware of the issues involved and the potential for conflict, advises Jonathan Best.

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