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As STUART CAMERON, Director of Crescent Arts for the past 12 years, stands down, ADRIAN FRIEDLI will become interim Consultant Director until the end of the year.
Will more generous legroom and unrestricted bathroom-breaks improve the whole experience of theatre-going? Germany is about to find out, explains Philip Oltermann.
Meeting online has its merits. But have you ever felt frustrated or hurt if you've been misread, or not let in, or your question has been left sulking in the Q&A box? Sarah Pickthall explores the problem.
The hyper-competitive circuit of awards and prizes in the visual arts is creating winners and losers, and fuelling inequalities. It's time for a rethink says Louise Benson.
The Covid-19 emergency has prompted some funders to introduce simple online application processes and payments. But will this funding approach outlive the lockdown, asks Ben Wittenberg.
With so many small independent music venues on the brink of survival, the Music Venues Trust has set about defending them in a joined-up way. Sebastian Scotney @LondonJazz found out how.
Innovation is an essential response to immediate challenges, but also "critical to the future success of the culture sector." Rehana Mughal reports on key lessons we can learn from China's experience of the crisis.
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A quarter of UK employees are on furlough, but in the arts the figure is around two-thirds, Government figures reveal.
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Museums and galleries are preparing to address the conflicting challenges of attracting audiences back whilst having to postpone the most popular exhibitions until social distancing measures are lifted.
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BAME arts leaders, the community arts sector and the Chair of the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee have all raised concerns that those with the ear of Government are not representative of the sector.
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A chorus of dismay is growing in response to the deepening financial crisis facing many of the artistic and creative workers who form the largest part of the arts sector, and on whom the UK's arts infrastructure depends.
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The growth of online sales has expanded the craft market and provided more opportunities for disabled people, but fears are growing over the impact of Brexit, rising costs and competition forcing prices down.
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Independent consultants are examining the economic and social value of culture, arts and heritage in South Yorkshire. Their report will inform the ambition of  Sheffield City Region Mayor Dan...
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The Commission will be asking fundamental questions about how the union organises, represents and fights for Black and minority ethnic workers, hoping to achieve reconciliation after a recent period of acrimony.
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Change needs public and political buy-in and art is the most effective way to communicate a complex concept to a population. It’s the key to unlocking a safer world, says David Buckland.
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Covid-19 may have stimulated the Big Society, but it will see the arts sector fundamentally change, says Michelle Wright.
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Even if their art is immaterial and temporary, artists aren’t always able to decommodify it as they see fit. Emily Wigoder considers the evidence.
The Culture Department's Taskforce is riding to the rescue: but who are they? Robert Hewison takes a wry look at their credentials. 
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For many years ‘music for theatre’ wasn’t even recognised in the Olivier or Evening Standard awards, but the tide is turning. Paul Clark sees the increasing confidence and ambition of sound and music, even in ‘well-made plays’.
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As the benefits of arts participation aren’t always tangible or easily quantified, how can our obsession with data be compatible with achieving inclusion, asks Emma Harvey.
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Inverleith House in the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh is to be rebranded 'Climate House'. Under threat of closure until recently, it will be at the heart of a three-year project to bring...
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A spokesman for Belfast's Duncairn Art and Cultural Centre has apologised for a series of tweets shared on its social media account referring to the row over government advisor Dominic Cummings....
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One of very few bright spots reported in the British Tourist Authority's Annual Report for 2018/2019 is international impressions of the strength of culture in the UK. Although the UK fell to 4th...
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Preparing for the post-lockdown, post-Covid world? Read here about what everyone else is doing - and beg, borrow and share great ideas with others facing the same challenges as you. Robert Sanderson and Margaret Levin provide a regular round-up of what's new.
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A £7,000 grant from the Theatres Trust will support Brighton Hippodrome CIC to address the planning issues and legal deliberations around the restoration of the Hippodrome, a large-scale Frank...

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