Arts People
MPs and Peers have elected KEVIN BRENNAN as the new chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Music. Cardiff West Labour MP Brennan, a former Shadow Culture Minister and keen musician...
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Contemporary art centre Spike Island has announced JUDITH SQUIRES as its new board Chair. She will take over the role this month from Interim Chair LOUISE O’DONNELL, who will remain Honorary...
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SHAPARAK RAHIMI has joined The Place’s board of governors. Rahimi is currently Socio-economic Development Manager at Lendlease, where she is responsible for social sustainability and...
From issue 355 Opinion
Do we still need a British South Asian theatre company? That is a question Pravesh Kumar is often asked. His answer is always yes. 
From issue 355 Feature
If you support someone to feel good about themselves, they’re going to give you their best and, most importantly, do the best for themselves, says Vicki Igbokwe.
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BBC to reduce licence fee funding for its performing groups as part of efforts to make £200m a year in savings.
From issue 355 Feature
In this second article on dealing with challenges thrown up by the pandemic, Cimeon Ellerton-Kay and Natalie Hall shine a spotlight on existing assets and radical collaboration.
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Children could benefit from an average of 65 minutes dedicated to the arts each day, according to new research. The Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA) for the arts was built using insights...
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The Welsh Government is investing £1m over the next five years to support the relaunch of the Urdd’s national youth theatre. Urdd is Wales’ largest national youth organisation...
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The V&A and Royal Institute of British Architects have announced the end of a two-decade long partnership. Their joint initiative, designed to promote the understanding of architecture, was...
From issue 355 Feature
Becky Chapman and Ben Qasim Monks are co-chairs of the board at Exeter Northcott Theatre. They share how they have shifted from an ‘oversight’ model of governance to an emphasis on ‘insights’. 
With several major British arts institutions celebrating landmark birthdays this year, Hettie Judah asks their directors if they are ageing gracefully. 
Noting a lack of existing research, four academics explore the socioeconomic and psychosocial adversities freelancer cultural workers faced during Covid.
Research impact is a collaborative effort, writes Eleonora Belfiore, as she explores the resistance against the impact agenda among arts and humanities academics.
Currently directing at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre, Lucy Moss shares what she thinks are the most important qualities for a theatre leader with Frances Hedges.
Following the announcement that Bradford is UK City of Culture 2025, Saima Mir outlines ten reasons why the city deserves the title.
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Leading music industry figures call for royalties body to reverse 60% funding cut for new talent, despite increase in revenues.
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The Musicians' Union (MU) and Black Lives in Music (BLiM) are embarking on a three-year partnership to challenge racism in the music industry. BLiM CEO Charisse Beaumont said the goal of the...
From issue 355 Feature
Since the Russian invasion of Ukraine, a Kyiv theatre has become a bomb shelter for artists and locals. Its director Alex Borovenskiy has led the creative and humanitarian initiative using Facebook.
Arts People
MARK PEMBERTON has announced he will be stepping down as Chief Executive of the Association of British Orchestras (ABO) at the end of September, after 15 years in the role. During his tenure...
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Not-for-profit arts organisation 64 Million Artists is among 70 British companies participating in a six-month pilot to offer employees a four-day working week with no loss of pay. More than 3,300...
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LOUISE FEDOTOV-CLEMENTS has become Foresty England's National Curator of Contemporary Art. She moves to her new role from Derby-based contemporary art centre QUAD, where she was artistic...
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Select committee hears that theatres and arts festivals are facing a "double whammy" of increasing costs and lower demand for tickets due to ongoing cost of living crisis.
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XIAOWEN ZHU will take up leadership of Manchester’s Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art (CFCCA) in June. She will take over from interim Executive Director THANH SINDEN, who has held the...
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Creative Scotland has announced two changes to senior roles. DANA MacLEOD will become Executive Director of Arts, Communities and Inclusion in September. She is currently the British Council...

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