News
The Society of London Theatre and UK Theatre have urged the next government to be 'systematic and strategic' in investment in theatre buildings, as research reveals many are in danger of closure.
News
A charity’s campaign to raise money to pay for vulnerable and disadvantaged people to attend creative classes has hit its £12,00 target. New Brewery Arts aid the money will be used to...
Arts People
ELIZABETH NEWMAN will step down as Artistic Director at Pitlochry Festival Theatre (PFT) in November to take up an undisclosed leadership role. Before joining PFT in September 2018, Newman worked...
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An artist has been appointed to undertake a research commission to explore well-being in rural communities in Northumberland. The Maltings (Berwick) Trust and Newcastle University said Emily...
From issue 378 Feature
A focus on niche audiences and regular content formats could be key to amplifying a new type of storytelling, writes Zosia Poulter.
Arts People
SEAN KELLY and LYNNE BEST have been reappointed to the board of Arts Council Northern Ireland (ACNI) by Communities Minister GORDON LYONS. Kelly and Best have both served for four years and...
From issue 378 Opinion
In a radical reimagining of the classical music paradigm, Sarah Alexander shares the National Youth Orchestra’s model for engaging young people.
News
More than 100 leading actors, directors and artists have signed a letter calling for voters to end the “political chaos of recent years” by backing Labour. The letter, published in The...
Arts People
Former Culture Secretary JAMES PURNELL is to step down from his role as President and Vice-Chancellor of University of the Arts London later this year. He is moving on to become Chief...
News
Public body is seeking costs of £40,000 after claims by former Relationship Manager of harassment and persecution by colleagues were judged to be groundless.
News
The Welsh government has accepted the majority of recommendations from a report into the role of its conservation service Cadw but has repeatedly warned that some have “financial implications...
Arts People
JULIAN FELLOWES will be presented for election as President of the Dorset Natural History and Archaeological Society, which runs the Dorset Museum and Art Gallery this autumn. He will replace...
Arts People
TOM KIEHL has been appointed Chief Executive of UK Music. Kiehl has served as the industry collective's Interim Chief Executive since last year, following JAMIE NJOKU-GOODWIN's...
News
Shadow Creative Industries Minister criticises lack of access to arts education in schools and stresses need for a full review of Arts Council England.
News
Birmingham's Old Rep Theatre has secured new management after being operated by BOA Group since 2014. The Crescent Theatre will take over the operation of the 111-year-old Grade II listed...
Feature
A survey of arts and cultural marketers reveals a growing sense of unfairness around pay and working conditions. Matt Ecclestone has the details.
News
The Musicians' Union has called upon management, Arts Council Wales and Arts Council England to agree on a sustainable funding package to secure Welsh National Opera's future.
Feature
Whoever forms the next government, Art Fund will be lobbying it for greater access to museums for disadvantaged children through the school curriculum, as Catherine Monks explains.
Arts People
ELEANOR LANG will take over the role of Chief Executive at the Shaftesbury Theatre in November. She replaces JAMES WILLIAMS, the West End venues' Chief Executive for over 20 years, who will...
News
Labour leader says his party will ‘stand squarely behind’ organisations like the theatre in west London.
Arts People
After seven years at the helm of the National Theatre of Scotland, Brenna Hobson has decided to move on to new adventures in her homeland of Australia. Here she reflects on her international career.
News
A Tasmanian museum that received a court order forcing it to admit men to a women-only exhibition has relocated part of its collection to a women's toilet to sidestep the ruling. The Ladies...
News
The National Education Union says more than 90% of its members at the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts sixth form college, high school and primary school are in favour of strike action.
Dame Vivien Duffield has donated £500m of her fortune to the arts. In a wide-ranging interview, she tells Richard Morrison her views on 'second-rate musicals' at the ENO, sexism in philanthropy, and corporate sponsorship.
Just Stop Oil’s climate activism is one of the most successful disobedience campaigns ever, says John Paul Stonard. Whether or not you like their tactics, their actions oblige us to take a position.

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