Sean Farrell explores the trend for pop and rock stars to expand into publishing, public appearances and house gigs to extend their careers or make up for dwindling royalties.
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European Union proposals to ban the sale of certain lighting fixtures regularly used in theatre productions could cost London alone up to £35m, and the 1,300 active theatres across the UK a...
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The local council’s planning committee has given the green light to plans to convert Rutland Mills, adjacent to the Hepworth gallery, into a mixed-use creative quarter focusing on music, film,...
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Anyone aged 16-25 who registers online can access the reduced price tickets, which the gallery hopes will increase the number of young visitors. A “digital native” trustee will be...
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As circus becomes ever more daring and dangerous, Molly Nicholson reveals the challenges of producing it.
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A £120k pilot scheme will see ten Northern Ireland secondary schools collaborate with artists on a range of projects to improve wellbeing and increase interest in cultural careers.
How are orchestras responding to new trends for community outreach and performances in outdoor locations? Anne Midgette offers her perspective.
Concert halls aren’t elitist, argues Linda Shaver-Gleason, but they do provide something unique – an individual aesthetic experience in a communal context.
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Craft is the only artform to come close to accurately representing working class communities across the UK, new research finds.
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ATG has purchased Mehr! Entertainment’s roster of theatres in Germany, including the Admiralspalast in Berlin, taking the company’s portfolio of venues to 51.
Catherine Hickley outlines plans to introduce free entry to major museums in Germany, in the hope it will help visitors feel as if the public collections “belong to them”.
What can arts organisations learn from a high-profile cheating scandal in cricket? Scott O'Hara outlines lessons for arts boards and managers.
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100 arts organisations will share £13.1m this year, as the Arts Council struggles to deal with a £23m reduction in public spending on the arts over the past six years.
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A Memorandum of Understanding has committed the two parties to investigating the impact of creativity on young people’s wellbeing.
Arts People
National Dance Company Wales has appointed FEARGHUS Ó CONCHÚIR as Artistic Director from September. Choreographer, performer, teacher and mentor, he most recently worked as Artistic Director of The...
Arts People
The new Chief Executive of the Royal Philharmonic Society will be JAMES MURPHY, currently Managing Director of Southbank Sinfonia. He takes over from ROSEMARY JOHNSON who is stepping down after...
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STEPHEN SORRELL, Director of Northgate Investment Management and trustee of HOME, has been announced as the new Chair of Trustees for Inner City Music Ltd, the charity that owns and operates...
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NANCY IRESON, Curator of International Art at Tate Modern since 2015, has been appointed as the Deputy Director for collections and exhibitions and Gund Family Chief Curator for The Barnes Foundation...
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ALISON MILLAR, Communications Officer at Arts Council England, is leaving after four years to work as a publicist within BBC Arts.
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ANNA DEVER has taken on the role of Campaign Manager for the Family Arts Campaign as it becomes an Arts Council England Sector Support Organisation. She joins from BookTrust, where she managed...
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TREVELYAN WRIGHT is joining Newhampton Arts Centre, Wolverhampton, as the new CEO. Executive Director of B Arts in Stoke-on-Trent for the past nine years, he has also held senior roles at Compton...
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HANNAH SHARPE will join Dance4 as Programme Director in May. Her career has included working as Projects Producer at Punchdrunk, Festival Producer at International Dance Festival Birmingham, and a...
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STEPHEN BARLOW, Artistic Director of Buxton International Festival since 2011, will be leaving in July, following the 2018 Festival. He will return in 2019, the 40th anniversary of the Festival, to...
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TERESA EARLY, founder and Artistic Director of Theatre Peckham, which specialises in offering accessible professional training and opportunities to young Londoners, is to step down after 33 years....
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RACHEL CROW is the new PR Officer at Hull New Theatre in East Yorkshire. Previously Marketing Co-Ordinator for Hull UK City of Culture, and prior to that Marketing and Press Officer at Bradford...

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