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The Royal Scottish National Orchestra (RSNO) has appointed ALISTAIR MACKIE as its new Chief Executive. He will take up the role in April 2019. He joins from London’s Philharmonia Orchestra,...
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Head of Marketing at The Lowry, HENRY FILLOUX-BENNETT has been announced as the new Director & Chief Executive of the Lawrence Batley Theatre in Huddersfield.
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Following a career of almost 39 years in the arts, LORRAINE MCDOWELL is retiring. She has most recently been Director of Operations at the Arts Council of Northern Ireland, with overall...
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Deputy Director of The Hunterian at the University of Glasgow, MUNGO CAMPBELL has been selected as the Chair of Edinburgh Printmakers ahead of the organisation’s move to the renovated Castle...
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SIMON WALES, General Manager of Waddesdon Manor, who has been on the Motionhouse board for four years, will replace DOROTHY WILSON MBE as Chair of Motionhouse. Five other board appointments are: AMY...
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After many years as a member of the Res Artis network, D6 Director CLYMENE CHRISTOFOROU has been appointed as a new member of the Res Artis Board of Directors.
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Several long-standing members of staff at Paines Plough are moving roles. General Manager AYSHA POWELL is moving to Punchdrunk to be Head of Finance and Operations; and Senior Producer HANNA STREETER...
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After three years with the company, CAROLINE ROUTH will step down as Executive Director of Nuffield Southampton Theatres. She oversaw the opening of the new £30m city-centre building, NST City...
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Over 70% of respondents working in music, the visual arts or museums/heritage come from households where the main income earner worked in a professional or senior managerial occupation.
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The city region authority is offering a prize of £800 for a “simple but visually impactful” design to be used across print and online promotional materials for the £200k a year initiative.
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The budget allocation for 'Creative Scotland and other arts' includes £10m for Screen Scotland and a £6.6m boost for the regularly funded portfolio to compensate for reduced lottery income.
Higher education institutions are undervaluing the soft skills which are key to all career paths – particularly those in the growing creative industries, writes Natalie Brett.
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Google Arts and Culture has created an interactive digital replica of the museum, which lost most of its collection to fire earlier this year. In addition, fourteen researchers who lost their work in...
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The Cities of London and Westminster, Islington South, Finsbury, Holborn and St Pancras received £4,640 per head over the past 20 years – more than ten times the ratio across the rest of...
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17 dance and theatre projects will share a total of £1.2m to support touring between 2019 and 2020. The fund was unveiled earlier this year, alongside the controversial announcement of Creative...
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The country’s Discrimination Ombudsman said Statement festival, which described itself as “male-free”, was discriminatory in that it “discouraged a certain group from...
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Banbury’s multi-use arts centre has been bought from Oxfordshire County Council by Cherwell District Council for £1, in the knowledge that the building needs £250k worth of repairs...
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The theatre impresario’s company, LW Theatres, is challenging a £280k charge incurred for suspending parking facilities while the Theatre Royal Drury Lane is revamped, accusing the...
(IN SPANISH) There has been a drastic collapse in the number of concerts, plays and film screenings in Spain over the last 10 years as ticket sales have struggled to recover from the recession. And no one knows if things will ever get back to normal, writes Tomasso Koch.
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A survey of 3,000 adults by Americans for the Arts finds most people in the US approve of doubling federal government funding to the arts, and supporting the arts in general.
Historian David Olusoga on why it’s perfectly compatible to care about both returning looted artistic treasures to their place of origin and protecting Britain’s art and heritage.
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‘Love Culture, Hate Cuts’, a petition created by the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, the MAC and Town Hall Symphony Hall in protest at council plans to cut arts funding by 50%, has...
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Any young person aged 17 or under will be able to get a free ticket in balcony seats on Saturday nights, as part of the organisation’s push to tackle elitism and encourage young audiences to...
Many of the key players in the Gulf's art ecosystem are women. Danna Lorch speaks to three female museum directors in the region to discuss cultural tourism, connecting with local communities and the limits of risk-taking.
British East Asian writers have historically been unable to contribute virtually anything of note to UK theatre. To understand why, we should look to the sector’s layers of white, middle class gatekeepers, says Daniel York Loh.

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