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Organisations applying to DCMS' £270m repayable finance scheme can ask for money to employ freelancers when government support ends. 
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NATALIE IBU will be the new Artistic Director and Joint Chief Executive at Northern Stage, where she will take up the role in November. Currently Artistic Director and Chief Executive of tiata...
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BEATRICE PEMBROKE has become Executive Director Culture at King's College London. Until recently she was Director of the Global Cultural Districts Network, and prior to that Director of Creative...
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BBC England’s Head of North, ROZINA BREEN, will be the new Chair at Leeds Playhouse. Previously Head of News for BBC 5 live, she spent over a decade as a journalist with BBC Current Affairs...
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The independent visual arts gallery and studio complex KARST has appointed curator BEN BORTHWICK as Head of Creative Programme. He was previously Artistic Director of Plymouth Arts Centre, CEO of the...
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The uptake of music at A-level is continuing to decline, with a 47% drop in entries since 2008. Music unions are continuing to campaign against the subject's decline, with ISM saying it is...
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Arts Council England (ACE) has announced a new £55m fund for capital projects. Only existing ACE capital grant holders that can prove a capital funding shortfall "due to Covid-19...
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Non-professional brass, wind and singing groups can now practice and perform together. Their return follows new research that indicates a low risk of transmitting coronavirus through these...
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Funding bodies will enforce "pay restraint" at the organisations getting recovery money - but won't be exercising the same restraint themselves.
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The arts sector's lukewarm reaction underlines most venues' inability to reopen with socially distanced audiences.
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A UK-wide campaign is aiming to ensure music is at the heart of post-lockdown school life and that all children and young people can resume music lessons in the autumn. The ISM, Music Mark and the...
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Leading poets including poet laureate Simon Armitage have joined former children’s laureate Michael Rosen in criticising Ofqual, England’s exam regulator, for making poetry an optional...
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Engagement with digital culture grew during lockdown, with the number of people consuming digital culture increasing among all socio-economic groups, according to a new report by the Creative...
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Grassroots fundraising efforts by artists - not all with ties to Lebanon - have sprung up around the world to support the arts community in Beirut following the devastating explosions that have...
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Plans for the Grade II-listed Palace Theatre on Swansea’s High Street would see the 132-year-old venue become a new home for "exciting young tech and creative businesses". The Council...
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One study found fewer aerosol particles "were produced when playing than when breathing alone".
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The Welsh Government will require organisations to commit to fair pay rates, but has not responded to calls for a universal basic income for creatives.
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The Derry Playhouse will be placing photos on empty seats when it reopens in September. The auditorium capacity has shrunk from 150 to 20 due to social-distancing regulations and members of the...
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35 arts studios in Liverpool city region are to be connected through a new network that aims to provide a voice for the studios, raise their profile among the arts and local communities, as well as...
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40 organisations and groups from across the music sector will be the first to use a new diversity and inclusion audit tool to help music organisations build strategies to dismantle racism and...
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The process of digitising museum collections is often hampered by financial difficulties, severe legal uncertainties and an inadequate skills base, according to a new report by NEMO, the Network of...
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Major museums are attracting less than 10% of the visitors they normally would - and paying through the nose to do so.
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RACHEL TACKLEY has been appointed to the lead creative role in the leadership team that will be taking Riverside Studios forward following its five-year, £50m refurbishment. She joins following...
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Three new members of staff have joined Arts Council of Wales’ Arts Funding Services Department.  After 6 years leading Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales’s Development...
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After 25 years running and shaping Deveron Projects, founding Director CLAUDIA ZEISKE has decided to step down from the North East Scotland organisation in December.

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