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Proposed legislation to increase streaming royalties for signed musicians has received pushback from labels claiming it misunderstands the industry.
Feature
After a hugely successful eight years at the helm at Mountview, its two directors are handing over the reins. Here, Sarah Preece reflects on the leadership challenges facing the drama training sector.
Opinion
When it comes to Equity, Diversity, Justice and Inclusion, Amanda Parker shares what happens when you fail to read the room – and what you can gain when you get it right. 
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Over half of publicly subsidised theatres that streamed performances during the pandemic have reverted to in-person performances only. Richard Misek has been investigating why.
Feature
Performing arts students from working class backgrounds face considerable barriers to entering the theatre profession. Andrew Muir has set up a programme to address this.
Arts People
Countertenor Hugh Cutting, winner of this year’s Kathleen Ferrier award, reflects on the people who have inspired and guided his career … and made him practise.
News
The funder wants to "embed a diversity of perspectives, skills and expertise" but acknowledges the change may not be happen fast enough for some.
Abandoning gender categories allows cultural achievements to be celebrated without prejudice, says Annabel Nugent.
After 30 years at the helm, CEO Adrian Vinken looks back at his time at Theatre Royal Plymouth with Bill Martin.
Sheffield’s cultural sector was hit hard by Covid-19. What can the public do to aid its recovery? asks Vanessa Toulmin.
A harbourside arts centre in Somerset has rejuvenated the local area through culture and architecture, writes Marwa El Mubark.
Blurred lines between curatorial control and commercial interests in China means collections are lacking diversity, finds Lisa Movius.
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Eleven schools in Northern Ireland will each receive funding to hire professional artists. £15,000 has been awarded by the Creative Schools Partnership, a combination of National Lottery,...
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Knowsley has become Liverpool City Region Borough of Culture. Following on from Halton's year with the title, Knowsley will be the next in a rotation of the city's six regions to present a...
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Two touts who amassed millions reselling tickets have had appeals against their convictions dismissed. BBZ Limited’s Peter Hunter and David Thomas Smith were jailed in February 2020...
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ABRSM has reported a "seismic" shift towards digital music learning. 64% of children use digital resources to make music, according to the music board's Making Music 2021 report....
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The arts data companies' partnership during Covid-19 has evolved into a union that aims to "accelerate" results for clients.
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Witshire's Trowbridge Town Hall is set to undergo a £8.1m redevelopment next year. Half of the £16.3m given to Trowbridge from the Future High Streets Fund will go towards...
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Panto ticket sales through October are half of what they were this time in 2019, analysis from The Audience Agency (TAA) suggests. Data from 343 venues for the week commencing October 11 found a...
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West End theatres dimmed their lights for two minutes on Monday evening (29 November) in memory of theatre composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim. Renowned as one of musical theatre’s...
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Seventeen heritage projects across the UK will share £1m to improve volunteers' digital skills. The money comes from the National Lottery Heritage Fund's Digital Skills for Heritage...
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Swansea’s Glynn Vivian Art Gallery has become the UK’s first Art Gallery of Sanctuary. The distinction is awarded by City of Sanctuary UK to community groups, private organisations and...
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Lewisham London Borough of Culture will celebrate local diversity and bring positive changes to the area, according to its coordinators. We Are Lewisham said the year will include Breathe...
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Creative and cultural start-ups and small businesses in South Yorkshire can now apply for grants supporting post-Covid recovery.  The Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG) will offer between...
Arts People
PETER MURRAY, Founding Director of Yorkshire Sculpture Park (YSP), is set to retire in March. Murray established YSP in 1977 with a £1,000 grant and no staff, later developing a team of...

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