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Alexander Woolf, winner of the BBC Young Composer contest in 2012, has received a suspended sentence after uploading women's photographs to pornographic sites. Woolf took clothed...
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Two thirds would choose venues with Covid certification on entry over those taking a laissez-faire approach. 
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The musical Wicked has appointed a Director of Social Responsibility. Christina Alexander will take on the newly formed role, covering the production in London as well as its Broadway tour....
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The owner of a model village site now home a Banksy is considering replacing it with a replica to avoid theft. Frank Newsome, owner of Merrivale Model Village in Great Yarmouth, has been...
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West Norfolk Council will use its Towns Deal funding towards restoring an arts complex and building a new library. It put forward the two ideas as part of its successful bid for £...
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The daughter of the Lotteries Minister is a lobbyist for National Lottery operator Camelot, it has emerged. This raises a red flag because Camelot is in contention to renew its 25 year licence in...
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DCMS has sidestepped a recommendation to provide monthly updates on securing easier EU touring arrangements. In its official response to the DCMS Committee's inquiry on the future of UK music...
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The proposed changes could apply to up to 75,000 sellers, representing 90% of the value of tickets in the UK.
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HELEN KEALL has been appointed as the new Executive Director for Pavilion Dance South West. She will support the Artistic Director and CEO ZANNAH CHISHOLM with developing the ...
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TONY MILLS has been announced as the new Artistic Director of Dance Base, Scotland's National Centre for Dance. He takes over from MORAG DEYES on September 20. Mills has been...
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The National Gallery says it won't respond to Pornhub's use of its nude classical artefacts on the X-rated website. European institutions including the Louvre and Italy's Uffizi...
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HQ Theatres has expanded its empire once again, adding Cardiff's New Theatre to its portfolio. The company, acquired by Trafalgar Entertainment earlier this year, was meant to assume...
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The UK arts sector is experiencing a "dramatic" rise in employment prospects this summer. CIPD, the industry body for human resources professionals, says the change in fortunes is most...
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A new best practice guide aims to eliminate unrealistic deadlines and overly long scripts to address auditioners’ anxieties.
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Dance company Protein has appointed LOUISE ALLEN as its new Executive Director. She will take over from FRANCK BORDESE, who steps down after four and a half years on September 8. Allen has...
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PHIL BARTLETT has been appointed as The Hope Theatre's new Artistic Director, taking over from KENNEDY BLOOMER at the end of the month.  Bartlett trained as a director at...
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Mezzo-soprano KAREN CARGILL will become the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland's (RCS) Head of Vocal Performance on an interim basis from September. A regular performer at the...
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Scottish tenor NICKY SPENCE has joined charity Help Musicians as an Ambassador.  Help Musicians previously supported Spence through his study at Guildhall School of Music &...
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Lord BOB KERSLAKE has been named Sheffield Culture Collective's new chair. He will succeed Dame JULIE KENNY in September. One of Kerslake's main tasks will be to move ahead with the...
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Bournemouth has welcomed the UK’s largest artist-run gallery space outside of London. The independently-funded 15,000sqft art centre opened August 7 with two exhibitions...
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Birmingham and West Midlands-based artists are being invited to propose artworks celebrating the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. Four £25,000 commissions will create works...
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Chancellor Rishi Sunak has expressed sympathy for arts workers, saying he has "unbelievable admiration" for their tenacity. In an interview with the Sunday Times, Sunak sent a message to...
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The British Museum is unsure when galleries hosting its Greek antiquities will reopen following water damage. The galleries, one of which holds the Parthenon sculptures, were due to...
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Manchester Pride has axed funding for two LGBT charities, leading to calls for CEO Mark Fletcher to resign. The event ended guaranteed donations to HIV support charity George House Trust,...
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Journalist and broadcaster SUZY KLEIN is set to become the BBC's new Head of Arts and Classical Music TV. Klein is a previous winner of the William Hardcastle Award for Journalism and...

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