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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.
Almost 20 years on from the publication of ‘All Our Futures’, Sir Ken Robinson tells Etan Smallman why he’s sick of civil servants, MPs and schools that “educate people from the neck up”.
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As new technologies open up the possibilities for creativity in stage performance, a new children’s theatre production showcases the potential of augmented reality. Sasha Kreindlin tells the story.
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The council has set aside £12m on top of £10m already provided for the £49m project, in case additional fundraising is unsuccessful. 
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Five board members have left the company since February in protest of how the company has been run since the departure of former Artistic Director Max Stafford-Clark, who was accused of inappropriate...
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Advocacy group ArtsMatterNI has drawn attention to John Edmund’s two-month assignment to the Nerve Centre, an Arts Council of Northern Ireland-funded organisation, asking whether this...
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East Sussex County Council is pressing ahead with a public consultation on the future of music lessons offered by East Sussex Music Service, despite 10,000 people having signed a petition opposing...
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Financial problems have forced the owner of the Majestic Theatre to look at voluntary insolvency, with the venue leaving behind debts of around £16k to other theatre companies. A new company,...
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The film body has apologised and said it “must do better” after complaints about how it treated one cinema goer, who was “forcibly removed” by staff from a screening of The...
Una Mullally weighs in on censorship in Ireland, as councils, funders and even the Charity Regulator are deciding whether art is political and whether it’s therefore acceptable.
Blockbuster gallery shows, such as a new Michael Jackson exhibit at the National Portrait Gallery, can’t rescue struggling museums as they don’t encourage regular attendance and are increasingly expensive to put on, warns Tim Schneider.
The Michael Kelly Foundation for the Arts is committed to supporting "risk-taking, underseen, and hard-to-fund work". Mike Scutari tells the story.
Recruiting more disabled teachers would create relatable role models and open up new possibilities for young people, argues Carien Meijer.
Analysing attendance figures can help cultural institutions improve their visitor experience, but does an excessive focus on numbers distort priorities? The National Gallery’s former Director Nicholas Penny, and Bernard Donoghue, Director of the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions, go head to head.
Things have been decidedly flat in Hull following its UK City of Culture programme last year, laments Angus Young.
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Under a planned new law, people who use automated software to bulk buy tickets and sell them on at above the retail price will face unlimited fines.
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A survey by the ISM has found that 60% of musicians have been harassed at work, of whom around three quarters were self-employed at the time.
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A new venue billed as the UK’s first purpose-built “fully flexible performance arts venue” is to open in south London for immersive and interactive theatre shows.
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The Birmingham Institute of Theatre Arts is launching a new foundation to support young people who struggle to afford the cost of auditions and training that could further their performing careers.

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