Wales’ first professional ballet dancer with a disability speaks to Stephen Fairclough about the judgement he’s faced in the industry.
Community participation can transform museums, but only if new visitors and marginalised voices are listened to, says Isabel Singer.
A petition is calling for trustees of Nottingham Castle Museum to resign. What went wrong? Simon Tait has the details.
To say the art industry is corrupt from bottom to top is insulting and erroneous, writes Georgina Adam. 
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Eleven new projects join the programme, all located in areas rated as ‘high need’ for cultural investment.
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A landmark deal on working conditions for voice actors working on video games has been agreed. Voice studio OMUK will give Equity members details of the game prior to or at the time of audition...
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Belarus Free Theatre (BFT) has been forced to move its entire ensemble out of the country. First formed in 2005, BFT says it faced violence, severe threats and repression in the wake of President...
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Wales' action plan for creative learning has been extended until March 2025. Since its launch in 2015, 84% of Welsh schools have engaged with the creative curriculum, creating 238,000...
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1,433 artists working in Northern Ireland will share £2.7m in emergency funding. The final wave of the £5m Creative Individual Recovery Programme (CIRP) has been delivered by Arts...
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A bill to reform musicians' rights to payment from streaming failed to progress in the House of Commons on Friday (3 December). 59 MPs voted against a second reading, with 28 voting...
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A Night Time Advisor in every major city will help kickstart the industry's recovery. The Night Time Industries Association (NTIA) hopes to establish 12 new advisors to match those in Bristol...
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JULIAN BIRD will step down as Chief Executive of the Society of London Theatre (SOLT) and UK Theatre in May. Bird initially intended to step down in November to coincide with his 10th...
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EILISH McGUINNESS has been named The National Lottery Heritage Fund’s (NLHF) next Chief Executive as the organisation marks its 40th anniversary. She will begin in the new year, with...
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The Prime Minister has appointed LORD MARLAND OF ODSTOCK and PRIYANKA WADHAWAN as Trustees of the British Museum. The pair will serve four year terms until 30 November 2025. Lord Marland is a...
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The flagship scheme to address youth unemployment has been hamstrung by red tape and low demand, but is still "really positive for our sector".
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Lucy Powell will become Labour’s new Shadow Secretary for DCMS following a cabinet reshuffle. Manchester Central’s MP since 2012, Powell is a former Shadow Housing Secretary and was...
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Cultural organisations across Manchester have paid tribute to SIR RICHARD LEESE, who is stepping down as City Council leader after 25 years. During Leese’s tenure, the city...
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MARTIN CONSTANTINE will join Streetwise Opera as Artistic Director in January. Currently International Chair of Directing at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Constantine wrote and is...
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York’s Pilot Theatre has appointed TOM BELLERBY and TRINA HALDAR as its next Co-Chairs. Bellerby is a freelance theatre director who started his career at Pilot Theatre, going on to become...
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AMANDA LEVETE has been elected a Royal Academician of Architecture and ELLEN GALLAGHER and PIPLIOTTI RIST as Honorary Royal Academicians. Levete is a RIBA Stirling Prize-winning...
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PETER HOLLAND is set to join English Touring Theatre (ETT) as Producer in January. Currently Frantic Assembly’s producer, Holland has previously worked with Lyric Hammersmith and Birmingham...
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The Association of British Theatre Technicians (ABTT) has announced DAVID EVANS and MIG BURGESS WALSH as Co-Chairs. The pair succeed RICHARD BUNN, who steps down after two years. Evans is Head...
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As the Omicron variant reaches the UK, findings from the Government's test events scheme say masks and anti-crowding measures are necessary.
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Museums across the UK are tightening their Covid measures in light of the Omicron variant. The Museum Associations reports many museums are making "contingency plans" for Christmas rotas...
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Camden People’s Theatre in London has been awarded £261,000 to help artists make "radical theatre from scratch". Awarded by The Paul Hamlyn Foundation, the fund aims to...

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