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A new report reveals the impact of Wales’ arts-based creative learning programme as it enters its final year of funding.
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The loss of local authority funding will lead to a reduction in the number of plays produced by The Dukes theatre each year, and a merging of two senior roles.
Arts People
As a result of a restructure that combines Artistic Director and Chief Executive roles, Artistic Director SARAH PUNSHON is leaving The Dukes in August to pursue other opportunities. She has been in...
Arts People
Currently a freelance director and Artistic Director of Junction 8 Theatre, LIZ STEVENSON will become Theatre by the Lake’s new Artistic Director next month. She previously worked with the...
Arts People
SOPHIE AUSTIN is stepping down as Artistic Director of Teatro Vivo after 15 years with the company. Long-term Artistic Associates KAS DARLEY, a LAMDA graduate, and MARK STEVENSON, former Artistic...
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PHYLLIS BELEZOS of International Talent Booking (ITB) joins the Board of Trustees at Music Venue Trust. Prior to moving to London to become an agent, she worked at an entertainment law firm and in...
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Researchers say parents and carers are being “pushed out” of arts careers due to low wages and a lack of job security.
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A planning condition will prevent any future residents in a housing development adjacent to The Stables in Milton Keynes from submitting private nuisance complaints about the noise.
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The venue has responded to research that found work by 83 women featured in temporary exhibitions between 2016 and 2018, compared to work by 273 men – and that more than half of the female...
Audience members are the new programming teams at York Theatre Royal and Manchester’s Contact theatre. Catherine Love meets the people trying to help British theatres reflect the cities in which they're based. 
Under the leadership of Alistair Hudson, Manchester Art Gallery and the Whitworth have taken on a new mission: creating useful art that can improve the world in unexpected ways. Ian Youngs takes a tour.
Men can’t complain about having to lose weight and tone up for roles – that’s just part of their job, writes Suzanne Moore.
From issue 323 Feature
Anne Torreggiani explains why participating in an EU-funded Erasmus programme has prompted her to re-evaluate the ability of interns to act as a source of new ideas and fresh thinking.
From issue 323 Case study
As composition becomes increasingly sidelined in school music, Natalie Watson discusses a mentoring scheme providing professional support to promising students.
From issue 323 Case study
Katy Sadler explains how a festival in one of Birmingham’s busiest thoroughfares enables craft and design graduates to test their ideas in a supportive environment.
From issue 323 Case study
Not convinced that existing artist development programmes were making a tangible difference, New Perspectives Theatre Company has created a year-long scheme designed to be both open and flexible, says Jack McNamara.
From issue 323 Case study
Amy Lawrence outlines the wide-ranging benefits arising from her Jerwood Creative Fellowship at Manchester International Festival.
A painfully reductive audit of California’s prison arts programmes – focusing only on participants’ rates of re-offending – may jeopardise the future of the crucial services in the state. The true power of these programmes cannot be measured in numbers alone, argue Jane Fonda and Sabra Williams.
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Gilles Peterson, Four Tet and Floating Points are some of the acts to have hosted events or donated money to Leeds charity Music and Arts Production (MAP), which gives opportunities to young people...
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Actor Richard Madden, who starred as a Principal Protection Officer in the BBC drama Bodyguard, has criticised entertainment industry requirements for women and men – with male actors often...
If female theatre makers with more than 20 years’ worth of critical acclaim are not being given a platform at the National Theatre, what does that mean for ‘emerging’ playwrights, asks Natasha Sutton Williams.
New York’s new $475m multi-arts institution, The Shed, has just thrown open its doors for the first time. Alex Needham stops by as the venue rushes to complete its building work and ponders whether the institution can ever live up to its expectations.
Each year, Slow Art Day encourages people to take more time looking at art to engage more deeply with it. Anna Bailey considers why 200 institutions, including Tate Modern, the Ashmolean Museum, and Ulster Museum, are taking part.
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Deputy Montfort Tadier is calling for lawmakers to raise funding for the arts to 1% of government spending by 2022, to bring it in line with the European Union average for cultural spend. Jersey...
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Responding to visitor feedback that the grade-I listed front doors of its Coliseum building are “excluding”, the company is exploring options including installing inner glass doors, so...

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