News
Both Glasgow and Edinburgh were ranked higher than London on a cultural and creative index compiled by the European Commission.
News
The venue’s Creative Director has been outspoken on diversity in the sector, warning of the risk of “cultural apartheid”.
News
The National Academy for Social Prescribing, backed by £5m of Government funding, will share best practice, develop accreditation and training and seek to improve the social prescribing...
News
The London theatre intends to ban single use plastic bottles as part of its ambition to become a net-zero venue by the end of next year. The announcement came as the Royal Court scrapped its previous...
News
The London venue has sold the vast majority of seats for a hotly-anticipated performance of Fidelio starring Jonas Kaufmann to its members, meaning only hundreds out of more than 13,000 tickets are...
News
Staff at five venues in the Science Museum Group (SMG) are calling for a “reasonable wage”. The Prospect Union says below-inflation pay rises have meant a real-terms pay cut of 10% since...
News
HQ Theatres and Hospitality has signed a 25-year agreement to run the historic venue, saving the council £500,000 in operating costs. It will become the 13th venue run by HQ.
News
About half of institutions surveyed in Yorkshire and Humber were not claiming or planning to make a claim through the Government initiative.
Feature
Patriarchal models of arts leadership belong in the 19th century, says Mark Robinson – we need to develop more distributed, non-linear ways of working.
Feature
Staff and museum users from Manchester Museums and Galleries Partnership challenge Tristram Hunt’s definition of what it means to be “consciously civic”.
Booker Prize entrants need to play by the rules. So why did the judges not feel the need to do so, asks Sam Jordison.
Culture is not a commodity that can be bought and sold, says Mairi McFayden – it’s something we all hold in common.
Feature
Arts organisations must change their workplace cultures so that young people see the profession as a rewarding long-term job, says Michelle Wright.
Feature
Dedicated studio complexes offer artists supportive communities, career development and chances to connect with local people, says Emily Robson.
Case study
Two secondary schools in the North East have used the creative arts to help students explore their emotions, reports Elvie Thompson.
News
Campaigner and broadcaster Andrew Miller and theatre-maker Jess Thom are among those included in the Shaw Trust’s latest Disability Power 100.
We shouldn’t stand for Amazon’s attempt to gild itself with credibility by starting a music festival, writes Ben Beaumont-Thomas.
With large buildings, curators and publishing arms, commercial art galleries are increasingly matching museums in their scale and ambition, reports James Tarmy.
News
Equity said last week that 76 of its members had been “left unpaid and without pension contributions” after working for Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre, which put on shows in Oxfordshire...
News
There were complaints from audience members at Bolton’s Victoria Hall after problems with the allocation of tickets meant people had to queue until after the planned start time and some...
News
Protestors from Extinction Rebellion wearing just underwear lay in a gallery displaying art sponsored by the fossil fuel giant on Sunday, as other activists poured a black liquid over them. The...
News
A van containing vintage costumes for Manchester Royal Exchange Theatre’s Christmas show Gypsy has been found in Salford after being stolen from a pub car park on Thursday. The venue reported...
News
Arts Minister Helen Whately said the proposed scheme risked detracting from the success of existing initiatives such as City of Culture.
Arts People
SEBASTIAN CATER will join the senior management team at UK Theatre and Society of London Theatre in January 2020, taking over from Cassie Chadderton. He has nearly 20 years’ experience in the...
Arts People
Following an open call for Disabled applicants to become board members of the music, disability and technology organisation Drake Music, Consultant CHAS DE SWIET is replacing ROGER VIGILANCE as Chair...

Pages