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A proposed extension to the Freedom of Information Act would see leisure trusts, which increasingly run arts services, returned to “direct public scrutiny”.
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The proportion of ‘unknown’ data on ethnicity at large organisations has rocketed up, raising serious questions about the quality of data.
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Detailed information on the demographics of the creative workforce has been released for the first time in seven years.
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Ministers have been warned that plans for a new Governmental culture champion have been met with ‘mixed’ reaction from the sector.
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The increase has been attributed to a 2m growth in tourist visits in one year.
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Lawyers for the gallery defeated arguments put forward by the owners of the £4m flats that they were under “near constant surveillance” from visitors to the Tate’s popular top...
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A longitudinal study of low-income students in Florida – who were tracked from kindergarten to eighth grade – assessed the impact of choosing to study the arts on reading and maths scores...
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The University College London-run venue, which opens this week after a three-and-a-half-year revamp, will investigate how research and theatre relate to each other through a new ‘Performance...
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Several actors have shared experiences online about adverts and auditions that either required information on or a set number of followers on platforms including Instagram and Twitter. The Casting...
How does an Oscar and Bafta-nominated film come to fruition? Charles Gant traces the 20-year journey of ‘The Favourite’, born from a snippet in a newspaper and championed by a succession of screenwriters, producers and funders.
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Tackling the climate crisis will require rapid and unprecedented change. Chiara Badiali asks whether the sector has what it takes to meet the challenge.
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The Lyric Hammersmith keeps 180,000 bees on its roof as part of its continuing commitment to going green. Sian Alexander tells the story.
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Without creative thinking, society will sleepwalk into a climate disaster. The arts have a crucial role to play in inspiring, challenging and provoking us into action, says Judith Knight.
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Megg Nicol and Alan Rickett explain how a musical has helped raise awareness of the importance of trees among London primary school pupils.
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Very few theatres were built with today's sustainability standards in mind. The sector needs to face up to the financial and environmental costs of running old buildings, warns Tom Stickland.
If the Edinburgh Fringe is to live up to its claim of being a global platform of creative freedom, it needs to both pay a fair wage and tackle its abysmal racial status quo in performances and in audiences, writes Jessica Brough.
Steven McIntosh profiles dancer Catherine Wreford, who was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumour in 2013 and told she had between two and six years to live. She’s continued to dance despite the condition and is now playing Lady Capulet in the Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s production of Romeo and Juliet.
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The Birley, set up by University of Central Lancashire graduates in 2014, is to take over the first floor of its Preston city centre premises and triple the available studio and project space.
Public funding cuts are increasing the reliance of the arts on sponsors, but this can lead to pressure to be less critical or political. Ultimately, culture, education and journalism should not have to rely solely on corporate generosity, writes Anabel Roque Rodriguez.
By treating Harvey Weinstein as a farcical subject, David Mamet has missed the opportunity to sincerely interrogate important issues in entertainment, and is arguably perpetuating Weinstein’s silencing of female voices, writes Saeed Taji Farouky.
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A collective including representatives of the music and broadcasting industries has written an open letter arguing that the EU’s copyright directive should be halted, as it would risk leaving...
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Major producer C Venues has lost the right to use Adam House, its base at the festival for almost 20 years, following accusations that it exploits its staff. The University of Edinburgh has handed...
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Conservative Robert Halfon, Chair of the Education Select Committee, says the exams have become “pointless”, and should be replaced with a baccalaureate that will include technical and...
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Annually Funded Organisations are suffering “damage to long-term sustainability”, having slashed marketing budgets in the face of core funding cuts of almost 40% over three years.
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The Creative Land Trust, backed by seed funding of £4m from City Hall and £2m from Arts Council England, will seek additional finance from property developers and ask London councils to safeguard affordable workspaces.

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