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NANCY MEDINA has been named as Bristol Old Vic’s next artistic director. She will take over from TOM MORRIS in spring 2023, when he steps down after 12 years. Medina will also serve as...
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Co-Artistic Directors of Freedom Studios AISHA KHAN and ALEX CHISHOLM will be stepping down this summer. The pair brought a new leadership model to the Bradford theatre company when they joined in...
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NATHAN POWELL has joined Leicester-based theatre festival NSDF as artistic director. He succeeds JAMES PHILLIPS and will also work as joint CEO alongside KEERTHI KOLLIMADA. Powell is a director...
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PIPPA SMITH has been appointed as a partner artist at London Chamber Orchestra (LCO) for the next three seasons. Her appointment follows a successful trial in 2021/22, which saw Smith create a...
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The Government’s “reductive agenda” is encouraging universities to launch a “dangerous assault” on arts and humanities subjects, University and College Union (UCU)...
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The UK’s Cultural Protection Fund is yet to designate funding to Ukraine to support widespread damage to heritage sites caused by Russia’s invasion.  The fund, administered by the...
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More than one million people attended events in Coventry during the city’s stint as UK City of Culture, according to analysis from organisers. Coventry’s year-long programme came to an...
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More than 100 people working in the arts and culture sectors have been recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours.
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The initiative gives music fans the chance to buy shares in grassroots music venues and help secure their long-term future.
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Live entertainment marketing platform Activity Stream has acquired mobile ticketing specialists crowdEngage and event and venue management firm Yesplan. Activity Stream said the move will...
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The West Yorkshire city becomes the competition's fourth winner, after a successful bid that championed diversity and young people
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A new survey will provide evidence about the underrepresentation of talent from ethnically diverse backgrounds in musical theatre. The Diversity Matters survey, conducted by Inc Arts, is asking...
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The Wallace Collection in London is Europe’s best free gallery, according to a study by the Knowledge Academy. Researchers used data from TripAdvisor, comparing scores from the website...
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Work on a major £29m upgrade to a theatre in Somerset to "help attract bigger shows" will begin next year, it has been announced. South Somerset District Council said the...
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Welsh First Minister Mark Drakeford has defended the Welsh Government's decision to spend £4.25m on a piece of land for the Green Man festival. The Welsh Government has previously said...
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Testing of upgrades to the much-maligned Grantium application system are underway, with a launch date for an improved version to be announced soon.
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The Music Managers Forum (MMF) has criticised the results of PRS for Music’s latest council election over a lack of diversity. Seven of the eight appointees are men, and all are white,...
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The UK’s first non-fungible token (NFT) agency specialising in connecting artists, art collectors and galleries is now open. Ad Astra will help users create their own NFTs - original digital...
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Phoenix Dance Theatre will no longer lay off four employees in June as previously planned. Under plans revealed by performers' union Equity, the Leeds theatre intended to pay those laid...
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SEB LOVELL-HUCKLE is the English Symphony Orchestra’s (ESO) new Chief Executive Officer. He will join ESO in August, moving from Birmingham Contemporary Music Group where he has been...
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REECE CLARKE and WILLIAM BRACEWELL have been promoted to the rank of Principal Dancer at the Royal Ballet. Their promotions to the highest rank in the company will take effect from the start...
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TONY FOLLOWELL becomes the new Managing Director, UK & Europe at arts management consultancy TRG Arts. In his new role, Followell is responsible for the strategy and execution of the...
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GENNEAH TURNER is the Featured Artists Coalition’s (FAC) new General Manager. She previously worked with One Little Independent Records and Quest Management and most recently sat on the...
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The Spark Arts for Children has named CHRISTOPHER GORRY as its new Artistic Director. He join the charity in July, succeeding ADEL AL-SALLOUM, who left last year to work with UNBOXED 2022...
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MARK READ has been appointed a trustee of the Natural History Museum by Prime Minister BORIS JOHNSON. Read will join the board for a four-year term beginning 1 June. He became CEO of WPP in...

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