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PAUL FITZPATRICK will be joining the National Theatre of Scotland in November in the newly created role of Director of Creative Engagement. Currently Chief Executive of Imaginate, he studied at the...
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ROCCA HOLLY-NAMBI (pictured) will be taking over from founder ALAN ROGERS as Director of b-side arts when he leaves in September to pursue a career as artist and creative practitioner in Venice....
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ABDUL SHAYEK, Artistic Director & CEO of Cardiff-based international theatre company Fio, has been appointed as the new Artistic Director & Joint CEO of Tara Arts. A Clore Cultural Leadership...
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Founding Artistic Director SIOBHAN DAVIES will be passing on leadership of Siobhan Davies Studios to ANNIE PUI LING LOK and KAT BRIDGE, who will job share the role of Artistic Director from April...
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As AMANDA RIGLER goes on maternity leave, Arts Council England (ACE) has appointed Manchester-based writer, performance artist and producer KEISHA THOMPSON (pictured right), and arts consultant and...
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Arts organisations that are reopening under Government Covid-19 guidelines and have clear processes in place for visitor safety can apply to use a new industry standard logo launched by Visit England...
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The BBC's decision to play instrumental versions of Land of Hope and Glory and Rule, Britannia! at the Last Night of the Proms this year has been supported by director general Tony Hall on the...
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Colleges and universities have withdrawn their accreditation of Ballet West's courses in the wake of claims of inappropriate behaviour against the school's Vice Principal. The boarding school...
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Following the completed restoration of the 18th-century Marchmont House in the Scottish Borders the owners are planning for the house to become a home for makers and creators. Over £1m from...
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The Local Government Association (LGA) has published ‘Rethinking Local’, a guide that explains to Councils how they can best support their local creative economies. Councils invest over...
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Teacher, author and government adviser Sir Ken Robinson, whose 2006 TED talk championing creativity in schools became the most viewed TED talk of all time, has died after a short battle with cancer....
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A city-wide fundraising initiative by Dundee’s independent cultural organisations is aiming to offset some of the financial impact of the pandemic and kick-start Dundee’s cultural and...
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Theatr Clwyd will working directly with Welsh Government running one of three outdoor events in Wales being held to see if they can be carried out in a safe way. The events will be limited to 100...
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English National Opera (ENO) has partnered with Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust on a six-week online pilot programme to support the recovery of Covid-19 survivors who are still experiencing...
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Research by the University of Bristol, supported by Public Health England, has provided "a rigorous scientific basis for Covid-19 recommendations for arts venues to operate safely, for both the...
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The Government says its funding will support people’s health and wellbeing “following the Covid-19 pandemic”, but the money was actually committed last October.
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After 18 years' work in arts and education, coronavirus was "the final straw" in an ongoing battle for income.
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Full audiences should be allowed at opera and classical concerts, according to a leading German medical institution, because the classical audience is “very special, usually well-educated,...
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Employment opportunities for Deaf and disabled people in the commercial music sector are being given a boost by a new three-year programme led by Attitude is Everything. ‘Beyond the Music...
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An 84-page plan to overhaul the system makes no mention of protecting arts and cultural venues.
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A whole company of actors in Belarus has resigned after their director was fired for participating in political protests. Pavel Latushka, General Director of the Yanka Kupala National Academic...
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Wigmore Hall will hold 100 concerts before Christmas "with or without an audience," its Artistic Director says. John Gilhooly said the schedule is subject to change based on musicians...
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The Government is promoting 'Love Culture Week' to encourage Britons to visit and support cultural organisations. The effort, part of the Government's 'Enjoy Summer Safely'...
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Welsh arts organisations have cautiously welcomed £53m in emergency funding, according to news outlet Nation Cymru. Dafydd Rhys, Director of the Aberystwyth Arts Centre warned that the end...
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The imminent end of income support for freelancers "will be devastating for them and for the industry," union leaders say. The damage has already begun.

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