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Northern Irish band claims Business Secretary Kemi Badenoch 'overreached' by denying the group a £15,000 grant because of their political views.
Anita Chaudhuri speaks to London artists about having to spend most of their income on renting studio space and asks whether the public will notice if communities of creatives are disbanded. 
Immersive experiences attract younger and more diverse audiences than traditional arts and culture, according to research by Dr Joanna Bucknall. But can this new sector attract the same level of funding?
Three years into a cultural exchange programme between the UK and Australia, Jo Litson speaks to the  British Council's Helen Salmon about how the project continues to bear fruit.
Arts People
Really Useful Group (RUG) has appointed LIBBY GRANT Chief Commercial Officer as the organisation unveils an “evolving strategy” to “re-focus as an experience-led...
Arts People
South by Southwest (SXSW) has welcomed ELLIOT WILLIS, ADEM HOLNESS, KATY ARNANDER and ALEX POOTS to the senior team of its London outpost ahead of the creativity and innovation platform’s...
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Emergency funding of £50,000 has been approved to prevent Nairn Community and Arts Centre in the Scottish Highlands from falling into insolvency. The "one-off" grant will support...
Arts People
KEITH KHAN has been appointed Creative Director of Hackney Empire as part of a revamp of the theatre's senior leadership team. A multidisciplinary artist, Khan will succeed the current...
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Arts and culture organisations will be able to access free support tools to save historical data from Google Analytics before the previous version goes offline next month. One Further, which...
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Polling analysis suggests current Culture Secretary, who has been an MP since 2015, may struggle to win parliamentary seat of Ely and East Cambridgeshire.
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Citizens Theatre in Glasgow has secured an extra £2m towards an ongoing refurbishment of the B-listed Victorian venue, the cost of which has spiralled from an initial £23m in 2018 to an...
Opinion
Dance is part of the national curriculum and schools are statutorily obliged to provide it. So why is a blind eye being turned to the dramatic decline in dance education at all levels? asks Joe Hallgarten.
Arts People
Inclusive theatre company Blue Apple, based in Winchester, has appointed ADAM DODD and LIBBY STOCKEL to its board of trustees. For the last four years, Dodd has been the Chief Executive of...
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Scotland's First Minister John Swinney has been warned not to leave decisions over allocating culture funding until December, as planned, because of the knock-on effect this will have on the...
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The online singing, songwriting and breath control sessions are aimed at helping people with aphasia improve their confidence around communication.
Feature
Apprenticeships offer far more than just a qualification. Charlotte Nicol is convinced they can and will radically change the make-up of the arts sector.
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Beckford’s Tower in Bath was built in the 1820s with proceeds from the transatlantic slave trade and has been run as a museum since 1979.
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Kent County Council has launched a public consultation over its plans to save £81m in the next financial year. Earlier this year, the council made a series of cuts to services, including...
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Continuing a series of articles investigating the state of arts sector finances, the number of National Portfolio Organisations breaking even has shrunk at an alarming rate.
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Bradford's Peace museum will reopen in a new location in August, it has been announced. The Telegraph and Argus reports that the museum has been based in the city centre since it opened in...
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In a hustings held by Creative UK, Labour said it would review arts and culture funding and seek to encourage philanthropic giving.
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The London leg of Taylor Swift's Eras Tour will generate in the region of £300m for the capital's economy, the city's Mayor Sadiq Khan has said. Music Week reports that the eight...
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The first of a series of articles investigating the state of arts sector finances highlights a huge decline in the financial health of organisations across the UK.
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Welsh actor Michael Sheen and his fellow countrymen, The Manic Street Preachers, have renewed their backing of an arts education fund launched three years ago to help pay for the education of...
Arts People
The Centre for Cultural Value, based at the University of Leeds, has appointed Dr STEPHEN DOBSON as Centre Director. He will take up the post in August, following BEN WALMSLEY's ...

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