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The organisation met with theatremakers last week following a scathing open letter that accused it of failing to support Welsh artists. A joint statement described the meeting as “the first of...
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The Imaginarium Arts Centre in Newry will provide arts and creative activities for children and young people aged between 0 and 17, six days a week.
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The venue has withdrawn its application to create a pop-up bar on the roof of the Royal Festival Hall. The move follows criticism from heritage groups including Historic England, which described the...
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After a long relationship with Battersea Arts Centre (BAC), first as a Development Producer and then as Artistic Director and CEO, DAVID JUBB has announced he will “head off on a new adventure...
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After 20 years as Artistic Director, SIMON STOKES is leaving the Theatre Royal Plymouth, to explore new opportunities and artistic challenges. During his time at Plymouth, the theatre has won more...
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One Dance UK has appointed LAURA NICHOLSON as Head of Children and Young People’s Dance, to lead on the strategic planning and delivery of programmes with and for children, young people and...
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PROFESSOR KATE OAKLEY, expert in cultural policy, cultural and creative industries, and regional development, has taken up a new post as Head of School of Culture and Creative Arts. She joins from...
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MANON ANTONIAZZI, Chief Executive and Clerk of the Welsh National Assembly, has joined the Board at The Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama. Previously Director of Culture, Sport and Tourism for...
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LESLIE MCDONALD has taken on the role of interim Chair at New Art Exchange, the Nottingham-based centre dedicated to culturally diverse arts. He has been a Board member there since 2009.
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DR SHIRLEY THOMPSON has been announced as the new Vice Principal (Music) at Birmingham City University’s Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, which she joined in 2001 and was appointed to the role...
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England’s national funder would consider the local, national and strategic importance of organisations in “acute financial difficulty”.
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The decision comes as the region develops a new cultural strategy, aimed at improving access to the arts and recognising the positive impacts of culture on wellbeing.
Ballet has always been damaging to women’s bodies and reserved its most long-term roles – choreography, teaching and artistic direction – for men. How can we change this, asks Ellen O’Connell.
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The Government representative did not provide any further clarity on the future of EU arts funding, progress on reciprocal agreements or timetables.
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A letter sent to the national funder’s Chief Executive, representing 80% of the organisation’s staff, challenges Chair John Edmund’s alleged refusal to assure the Government that...
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Collective will open at its new site at the City Observatory next month, complete with an exhibition space, a panoramic viewing terrace and a restaurant.
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Campaigners against the EBacc have welcomed the move, but say it will not be enough on its own to save arts subjects.
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The economic model for those performing in or running small music venues is unviable, the DCMS Committee was told.
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Tax reliefs for film, high-end TV and animation powered a 62% increase in employment, a 67% increase in tax revenues, and a 63% growth in production spend between 2013 and 2016.
Schools always need new ways of attracting and engaging learners – and arts subjects, with their ability to reach students who have given up, could be the answer, argues Jennifer Jackson. 
How are Generation Z’s dancers reacting to current social and political challenges? Lyndsey Winship meets four young choreographers creating increasingly political art.
From issue 318 Feature
There has been a dramatic expansion in the number of organisations supporting arts activities by and for older people in the UK - but more still is needed, says David Cutler.
From issue 318 Feature
What are the characteristics, interests and motivations of the over-65 demographic? Lucie Fitton reveals all.
From issue 318 Feature
The arts have helped scientists gain a better understanding of how it actually feels like to live with dementia. Julian West shares his experience of a research project based on ‘co-creativity’.
From issue 318 Case study
When a shabby Victorian hall in Greenwich opened its doors to the public several years ago, no one could have predicted how important it would become to supporting social connections among the over-60s, says Daniel Bernstein.

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