Feature
With the general election looming, Jason Jones-Hall explains why all parties should embrace an arts-led approach to place to enhance our children’s education. 
News
The King’s second birthday honours acknowledges arts professionals from across the sector and features three damehoods and three knighthoods.
News
The Orchard Theatre in Dartford, which closed in September 2023 after reinforced autoclaved aerated (RAAC) concrete was discovered on its roof, has announced it will not reopen until 2025. A...
News
New data show that in some cultural and creative subsectors including music, performance and visual arts, women outearned men in 2023. 
News
The Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford has rubbished reports that an African mask in its collection has not been put on display in the interest of “cultural safety” because it was made by a...
Opinion
Following extensive research into the finances of arts organisations, Sarah Thelwall of MyCake reflects on the serious implications for the sector.
Arts People
SOPHIE EDE, MARIE-CLARE FENECH and KASIA SENYSZYN have been appointed to the board at deaf-led arts accessibility charity Stagetext. Since 2017, Ede has been CEO of Hearing Help Essex and is a...
News
A historic theatre in Slough, which had been a bingo hall until last year, is set to reopen as a live music venue. Built in the 1930s, the Adelphi Theatre was converted into a bingo hall in 1973...
Arts People
SALLY ANGEL will join the Jewish Museum London as its new Chief Executive Officer from 1 July, succeeding Acting Director, SUE SHAVE. Currently Creative Director of Angelica Films, Angel is a TV...
Feature
Arts and culture are integral to shaping the places we live. We now need to understand the effects cultural placemaking practices have on our towns, provinces and rural areas, argues John Wright.
News
UK Music has called on the next government to be 'fast and fearless' in working to remove entry barriers to the music industry.
Arts People
Actor RAY FEARON has been announced as the new President of Rose Bruford College, the London-based higher education institution offering undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in performing arts and...
Opinion
Arts organisations are committed to reaching marginalised young people through their creative practice. But what happens when young people say things we don’t want to hear? asks Louise Govier.  
Arts People
The Foundling Museum in London has announced the appointment of SUE HOYLE OBE as its new Chair, succeeding LARISSA JOY OBE.  Hoyle has held a number of leadership roles in the arts...
Labour's manifesto on the arts feels like a check box exercise harking back to the Cool Britania era, and that's not a good thing, writes Carola Boehm.
A new age of activism and sponsorship boycotting has suddenly left many UK festivals in a precarious financial position. Henry Mance and Harriet Agnew ask who is clean enough to find the arts.
With robberies of cultural objects on the rise, Tim Moore explores how increased digital access has made historic premises more vulnerable and how museum staff are fighting back.
Making a living as a theatre writer is challenging enough, but a focus on young debut talent excludes many from the few opportunities on offer. Catherine Love speaks to companies nurturing playwrights of all ages and experiences.
Arts People
The academic journal Cultural Trends has announced the appointment of Dr STEVEN HADLEY as Co-Editor in Chief. He joins the top editorial team alongside Professors ELEONORA BELFIORE and HYE-KYUNG LEE...
In a historic first Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has halted almost all state funding for the arts. As cultural leaders come to terms with the cuts, Jay Handelman interviews to some of those impacted.
News
The Scottish government will not support calls for a public inquiry into two fires that caused extensive damage to Glasgow School of Art (GSA) because the required resources would be “extensive...
Arts People
DAVID DIMBLEBY is stepping down as chairman of Towner Eastbourne in September. The broadcaster and journalist has chaired the art gallery for more than a decade. To mark the occasion, Dimbleby...
Arts People
IAIN MACKAY will become Artistic Director of The Royal Ballet School at the start of the academic year in September. Mackay is an alum of the school and former Principal dancer with Birmingham...
News
Lord Vaizey’s comments come following Barclays' announcement that it will no longer sponsor Live Nation festivals after artists protested the bank’s ties to firms that supply weapons to Israel.
Feature
In the latest in our series on the arts in education, Steve Ball shares an initiative which connects schools and arts organisations across the city of Birmingham.

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