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Wakefield-based arts organisation The Art House has appointed five new trustees: ASAMNEW ASRES, a hospitality business owner; BHAVANI ESAPATHI, a writer, maker and social-tech activist; STUART HANSOM...
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Arts universities have joined the sector in protesting the Government's "counterproductive and contradictory" funding proposals.
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The royalties society says the rate, already more than double that levied on in-person shows, is "discounted" from a permanent rate it is yet to announce.
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Wales has announced nine pilot events to trial the safe reopening of the cultural sector. Following England's lead, attendees will be required to take a Covid-19 test before the events....
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Yat-Sen Chang, a former English National Ballet dancer, sexually assaulted students at the school, a court has found. The 49 year old was convicted on 13 counts and cleared of one offence...
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A five-storey, 1,575-seat theatre will be London's biggest since the National Theatre opened in 1976. Trafalgar Entertainment has announced a 70-year lease on the new Olympia Theatre as part...
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Former PwC Partner DAVID ROPER has joined National Youth Choirs of Great Britain’s board of trustees as its new Chair. Currently Deputy Chair of the Royal Northern College of Music where...
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BEN WOOLDRIDGE, former Communications Manager (Productions) at Birmingham Hippodrome, has joined Commonwealth Games 2022 as its Communications and Marketing Manager for Culture. He is also stepping...
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Three new board members are joining the UK's League of Independent Producers: PATRICK GRACEY, an experienced producer who has worked on shows in the West End, Broadway, and Australia, AMEENA...
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A parliamentary report into writers' experience of Covid-19 says "a clear line of communication between the Government and the creative workforce" would address gaps in support - and save an £11bn industry from a cliff edge.
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Poet and playwright Kay Rufai will interview young people about their experiences with police and spend time with local officers for a film. The 37-year-old has been appointed as part of Barriers...
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A survey of 500 decision makers at UK museums, galleries, theatres, stately homes and castles indicates a third of visitors have refused to follow social distancing rules or wear masks....
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London launches a massive domestic tourism campaign as England progresses to the next stage of the reopening roadmap.
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A hybrid fesitval experience will use ultra-fast bandwidth to "produce immersive live collaborative performances across multiple venues". Digital Catapult is leading the 5G Festival...
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The organisation has received repeated assurances but no answers about what happens when the lease on its home of 22 years expires next month.
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Roundtables featuring senior cultural and corporate sector leaders will "consider innvoative models for sustainable cultural recovery" from the long-term effects of the lockdowns. ...
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A programme bringing together academics and creative businesses could act as a pilot for a national research and development (R+D) network. UKRI Challenge Director Andrew Chitty floated...
British museums are in great need of revitalisation. Dan Hicks argues they can no longer pretend colonisation and its consequences are wholly in the past.
Freelancers are the lifeblood of the theatre. But, as Chinonyerem Odimba writes, it’s not a case of ‘us’ and ‘them’ – theatre’s survival depends on an interdependent ecology.
Uncertainty over trade policy between the UK and the EU has affected a significant number of textile and apparel manufacturers, fashion designers and retailers, according to research by Dr Patrizia Casadei and Professor Simona Iammarino.
Russell Janzen bemoans the loss of the physical and emotional intimacy of live dance performance. Video and socially distanced dancing fail to connect.
The responses a city makes to specific challenges are critical to the life of that city. Dr Stuart Andrews and Dr Patrick Duggan have been researching performative practices for recovery after lockdown in Bristol, Glasgow and Newcastle.
From issue 344 Feature
After a lifetime spent working in the arts across the world, Judith Knight considers the dilemma of meeting the demands of the climate emergency while retaining international collaborations.
From issue 344 Feature
Organisations talk a big game about preventing climate change but what are they doing? Bridget McKenzie shares her experience of testing the way culture takes action.
From issue 344 Case study
As cultural organisations are looking for new ways to reduce their carbon emissions, Kate Harvey reports on a remarkable 10 year journey which has led to excess energy generation being redirected to the National Grid.

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