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Phosphoros Theatre Company (PTC) said Heathrow Airport turned away Afghan refugee Syed Haleem Najibi on the advice of Air Malta, which had described the group from PTC as “suspicious” and...
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A new £4m project by Art UK will catalogue and photograph all 150,000 of the country’s publicly owned sculptures by the end of 2020, making it the first country in the world to have a...
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The Hastings-based Jerwood Gallery, one of Arts Council England’s National Portfolio Organisations, will have to give up the Jerwood Collection of almost 300 works of modern and contemporary...
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Swindon Borough Council has decided not to go ahead with a combined £10k cut to Prime Theatre and Reach Inclusive Arts - both based at the Wyvern Theatre. 
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Just months after Liverpool Everyman was forced to drop out of Arts Council England’s National Portfolio, more core funded organisations are reported as facing major risks.
Arts People
Formerly Director of Museums and Cultural Programmes at University College London, TONYA NELSON joins Arts Council England as Director of Arts Technology and Innovation, where she will support the...
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Artistic Director DAMIAN CRUDEN is stepping down from his position at York Theatre Royal after 22 years with the company. He will take over as Artistic Director of the Shakespeare Rose Theatre...
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JAMES DUCKER is leaving his role as Marketing & Communications Manager at Contact, Manchester, to join the Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal, as Head of Communications & Partnerships. This new...
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Co-Founder of The Bike Shed Theatre, Exeter, DAVID LOCKWOOD is replacing Founder and Director TRACY SULLIVAN at Town Hall Arts, Trowbridge, in April. His experience includes a Clore Leadership...
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REBECCA GRAY, former Head of Fiction Publicity at Orion Publishing, has begun her new role as Head of Press and Communications at Glyndebourne.
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SARAH DEAN, Head of Tax and Investments at the Grosvenor Estate Family Office; DAVID FLEMING, Chief Technology Officer at Mitigo–a cyber security company based in the North West; and MAX...
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Digital skills are spread thin in cultural organisations, with only one in six of those in the most senior strategic roles identifying web or digital activity as forming a part of their work.
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A new statement from the Creative Europe Desk UK says previous promises of full access to the programme until December 2020 are “unlikely” to be possible if the UK crashes out of the EU with no deal. 
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Producers behind the project say Space 18 will be spread over 42,000 square feet, comprising seven buildings and more than 200 rooms across 35 floors. It is anticipated that the multi-million-pound...
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The theatre company, currently based at Bethnal Green’s Rich Mix, will have headquarters with a new 200-seat studio space at the revamped Croydon venue. Fairfield Halls is set to open in June...
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West Somerset Council has granted a loan to community group The Onion Collective to create an arts, cultural and social enterprise development at Watchet’s East Quay. The project, estimated to...
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The Association of Colleges warns that the skills gap will continue to widen and UK prosperity will be at further risk without an extra £1000 per student.
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A new guide to evaluating arts and cultural learning explains the importance of sharing  evidence to help organisations improve their work.
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A three-year project delivered by five universities in the North East helped hundreds of creative businesses test new ways of working.
Museums in the UK, including the British Museum and the Natural History Museum, have faced a series of official claims in recent months for objects to be returned to their places of origin, The Guardian has learned through a series of Freedom of Information requests.
Feature
Little has changed in the ten years since John Holden first shone a spotlight on the damaging disconnect between the arts sector and the public at large. Could the mass realisation of personal creativity provide a way forward?
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Circus was created to fill a gap left by ‘serious’ theatre. Now a new generation of performers is rejecting bureaucratisation to rediscover the artform's anarchic roots, writes John Ellingsworth.
Case study
Support for new parents in the arts sector is often lacking. Rachel Harper explains how a new show has introduced a range of measures to create a less stressful, more inclusive working environment.
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The port town of Felixstowe proved an ideal setting for exploring less cerebral ways of engaging with contemporary art, writes Natalie Pace.
Book review
Lucy Neal welcomes François Matarasso's nuanced and passionate exploration of the growing field of participatory art.

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