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As the organisation enters its 30th year, Theatr Iolo has appointed LEE LYFORD as Artistic Director and MICHELLE PEREZ as General Manager. LYFORD joins the company following spells at Theatre Royal...
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The Box, Plymouth, the major redevelopment transforming Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery into a cultural and heritage venue, has appointed NIGEL HURST as Head of Contemporary Arts. He will join...
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Theatre Director MATTHEW XIA has become Trustees at theatre company Cardboard Citizens. He is a founding member of Act for Change, a trustee for Artistic Directors of the Future and an ambassador for...
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RICHARD BRUNDLE, formerly Managing Director of the ticket agency Edwards and Edwards has been appointed as Chairman of the Society of Ticket Agency and Retailers (STAR). He was a member of the...
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ALINA CRETU has been appointed as Hull Truck Theatre’s new Press and Digital Communications Officer. She joins after three years at a contemporary auction house in Bucharest, Romania.
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The country’s culture was ranked second globally, remaining behind the US and ahead of France and Germany.
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The European premiere of The Wider Earth will be staged in a 357-seat venue in the museum’s Jerwood Gallery, with raked seating and a seven-metre revolve.
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The museum is in talks with the activists behind the blimp, used to protest US President Donald Trump’s recent visit to the UK, about borrowing it for an upcoming exhibition on dissent.
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Creative and cultural organisations are struggling to recruit employees with fundraising and business support skills, a new report reveals.
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The former CIF policy priority of campaigning against a compulsory EBacc in schools has been shelved in favour of an “early emphasis on creative careers”. 
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Grassroots culture undeniably delivers huge benefits to communities and local economies, but Martin Cox believes it could also resuscitate the funded cultural sector.
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The Artistic Director and CEO of Chinese Arts Now, one of Arts Council England’s new National Portfolio Organisations, explains how she reached her position.
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Bolton's Octagon Theatre offers refugees and asylum seekers a warm welcome and opportunities to share their experiences. Deborah Dickinson tells the story.
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The New Art Gallery Walsall, Segedunum Roman Fort near Newcastle and Wythall Transport Museum are among the institutions that have secured a favourable re-evaluation of their business rates in the...
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Shadow Culture Secretary Tom Watson has urged Theresa May to put the new Culture Secretary on her cabinet’s Brexit subcommittee to ensure the sector continues to be heard at the highest levels...
Receiving the UNESCO World Heritage badge is celebrated around the world, but the inevitable influx of tourism can destroy a place’s uniqueness and cultural value, argues Jo Caust.
What does an art technician do all day? Lindsey Johnstone meets the people who keep galleries and studios ticking along, and the artists who rely on them.
The resignation of Creative Scotland’s Chief Executive Janet Archer seems strikingly reminiscent of the departure of her predecessor, Andrew Dixon, in 2012. Pauline McLean reflects on what needs to change.
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Arts organisations can develop resilient business models by acknowledging that they don't have all the answers, says Julie Aldridge.
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Leaders in the arts sector need to focus more on self-awareness and reflection, which is why the Boosting Resilience programme has developed a course on reflective journaling. Clive Holtham and Catherine Rogers report.
The Wellcome Trust reports on a two-year residency exploring how dementia is presented in everyday stories, and how people living with dementia respond to creative experiences.
Instagram fetishises extreme physical attributes that inevitably border on the grotesque, unrealistic and un-useful – to the detriment of the whole profession, warns Theresa Ruth Howard.
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The dance development agency will move into a country house in Charlton, owned by the Royal Greenwich Heritage Trust, after declaring its previous home of 25 years not “fit for purpose”.
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Anyone with a New York City library card can now visit 32 cultural institutions once a year for free, including the Guggenheim, the Whitney Museum and the Brooklyn Museum.
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Just 1% of children’s books in Britain star a Black or Minority Ethnic (BAME) character, and only 4% feature BAME characters at all, according to research by the Centre for Literacy in Primary...

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