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PATRICK HOLLAND is leaving his role as Director of Factual, Arts and Classical Music at the BBC to become Executive Chair of entertainment company Banjay. Holland, formerly channel controller...
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Royal Court Executive Director LUCY DAVIES is the Young Vic's new Executive Director. She will join the company in Spring, working closely with Artistic Director KWAME KWEI-...
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The King's Head Theatre in Islington has appointed THOMAS RYALLS as its new Executive Director and SOFIA BERENGER as Producer.  Ryalls replaces FIONA ENGLISH, who...
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Kokoro Arts Artistic Director KRYSTAL S. LOWE is leaving the company at the end of the year. Executive Director GUNDIJA ZANDERSONA will take over artistic director duties until a replacement is...
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Heritage-led regeneration is key for growth in Britain’s historic town centres, according to planning consultants Lichfields. The company's Historic Opportunities report says heritage...
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Exeter Northcott Theatre will take over management of the city’s Barnfield Theatre in January. The acquisition means Exeter Northcott will operate across both its existing University of...
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A copy of Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries' letter to NPOs on December 15, 2021. Dear colleague, I am writing firstly to thank you for all the important cultural and artistic work you have...
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The Arts Council of Northern Ireland (ACNI) is urging people to support their local artists and arts venues this Christmas. More than half of the country's cultural workforce remains at...
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It's estimated nearly £2bn has been lost from music venues since last week's announcement.
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ROBERTO RUISI is the new Orchestra Leader at Sinfonia Cymru. Ruisi, a violinist, has been involved in several projects with the company. In his new role, he will help run auditions, shape...
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Performances of The Rhythmics at Southwark Playhouse have been cancelled before they officially began. Significant disruption has prematurely ended the production's run: there have been...
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More than half of drama teachers saw a drop in pupils choosing the subject at GCSE and A-Level following remote learning. 
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Researchers are calling for arts workers involved in higher education to contribute to a new survey. The National Centre for Academic and Cultural Exchange has extended its questionnaire until...
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Yvonne Arnaud Theatre faces a funding cut it says could damage itself, its council and its community. Guildford Borough Council is considering cutting funding to the theatre in phases until 2024,...
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YINKA DANMOLE and TADEO LOPEZ-SENDON have been appointed Co-Producers of Chiswick House & Gardens' 2022 programme. They previously worked together on One-Fifth of the...
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A new board chair, executive director and head of communications and development are joining the National Centre for Writing (NCW). Norwich City Council Leader ALAN WATERS is replacing...
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Northern Stage has three new trustees: Substrakt Director ASH MANN, Gate Theatre CEO SHAWAB IQBAL, and performer and activist RICHARD BOGGIE. The trio bring "invaluable skills and...
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GILL MANSFIELD, a commercial lawyer, is the new Non-Executive Director of the PRS Members' Council and Board. The licensing society says her skills in corporate, IP protection and digital law...
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Bike Shed Theatre Co-Founder DAVID LOCKWOOD will be Chief Executive of The Arts Development Company from February. After founding the Exeter theatre, Lockwood joined Trowbridge Town Hall...
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Museum curators and librarians rank among the top five most trusted professions in the UK, according to a survey by Ipsos Mori. 93% of Britons said they trust librarians to tell the truth, second...
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Young musicians will benefit from a new international exchange scheme at the Royal Academy of Music (RAM) when it launches in September. The Sir Elton John Global Exchange Programme, named for its...
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Artists and arts organisations in Essex will soon be able to apply for up to £30,000 from a £1m fund. Essex County Council will open the fund for applications from January 4,...
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Group phone calls, radio and the postal system were used to keep participants connected during lockdown.
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A non-fungible token (NFT) by an artist collective has sold for a record-breaking US$91.8m (£69.3m). The Merge was bought by more than 28,000 people on Saturday (December 11),...
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A new partnership will "lift the curtain" on the the dance industry for students. Birmingham Royal Ballet and the Royal Academy of Dance will launch the new programme in February with a...

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