News
The Derry Playhouse will be placing photos on empty seats when it reopens in September. The auditorium capacity has shrunk from 150 to 20 due to social-distancing regulations and members of the...
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35 arts studios in Liverpool city region are to be connected through a new network that aims to provide a voice for the studios, raise their profile among the arts and local communities, as well as...
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40 organisations and groups from across the music sector will be the first to use a new diversity and inclusion audit tool to help music organisations build strategies to dismantle racism and...
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The process of digitising museum collections is often hampered by financial difficulties, severe legal uncertainties and an inadequate skills base, according to a new report by NEMO, the Network of...
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Major museums are attracting less than 10% of the visitors they normally would - and paying through the nose to do so.
Arts People
RACHEL TACKLEY has been appointed to the lead creative role in the leadership team that will be taking Riverside Studios forward following its five-year, £50m refurbishment. She joins following...
Arts People
Three new members of staff have joined Arts Council of Wales’ Arts Funding Services Department.  After 6 years leading Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales’s Development...
Arts People
After 25 years running and shaping Deveron Projects, founding Director CLAUDIA ZEISKE has decided to step down from the North East Scotland organisation in December.
Arts People
Actors Touring Company has announced a new chair and vice-chair of their board of trustees. GERALDINE BRODIE, Associate Professor in Translation Theory and Theatre Translation at University College...
Arts People
ADAM SPREADBURY-MAHER, Artistic Director of the King’s Head Theatre, Islington will leaving in September after ten years with the organisation. The Australian-born former opera singer...
Opinion
Venue operators should be rightly angry that the Government continues to insist that social distancing is the main route to making their auditoriums safe, says Liz Hill.
News
New scientific research reveals that ventilation is key to reducing airborne transmission of Covid-19. Some performance venues already have adequate systems in place.
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Big cultural showcases bring million-pound increases to larger cities' budgets as London falls behind.
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The Musicians' Union (MU)  and Association of British Orchestras (ABO) are calling for extra funding for freelance musicians as analysis suggests orchestras are losing millions of pounds of...
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New figures from actors' union Bectu show "the true scale of job losses in the theatre industry". Four weeks ago, Bectu said employers had notified it of nearly 3000 redundancies. By...
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Heritage can grow the UK's post-Covid economy - but only if it starts "telling the stories of more diverse parts of Britain".
News
Without financial support, small organisations will make little progress in diversifying their income streams as they lack the resources to develop fundraising strategies.
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Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council in Northern Ireland has voted to delay reopening all arts and museum services until 2021. Councillor Yvonne Boyle made her concerns about the move known:...
News
Some UK arts organisations have used the Covid crisis to "dramatically increase" income from donations, but the overall picture remains grim.
Arts People
ROWAN RUTTER (pictured left) has been appointed as Executive Director of new writing theatre HighTide, having worked for the organisation for the past year as Executive Producer and latterly as a...
Arts People
ALISON FRATER has taken on the role of Chair at women’s theatre company Clean Break. Previously Chief Officer at the Brook Advisory Centres; Director of Public Health in Bristol and in North...
Arts People
Cornwall-based site-specific theatre company Wildworks has announced the appointment of MYRIDDIN PHARO (pictured) as its new Artistic Director, a role that has been vacant since the passing of co-...
Arts People
Three new board members have become trustees of the Liverpool and Merseyside Theatres Trust, which supports the Everyman & Playhouse theatres. Former Everyman Youth Theatre member NATASHA BUCKNOR...
News
Plans for a new Harbourside arts venue for Bristol's Black community have been announced early. Dr Mena Fombo and Michael Jenkins decided to fast track the project following recent Black...
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Tate Britian is no longer describing its restaurant as "the most amusing room in Europe" after complaints about racist imagery in a mural there. The Rex Whistler mural titled The...

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