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EMMIE KELL has been appointed Museums and Cultural Property Director at Arts Council England's (ACE). Kell has over 25 years' experience in the museum sector, with roles at the V&...
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Plans for Edinburgh's first new concert hall in a century have been approved. Local councillors voted on Wednesday (November 24) in favour of the £75m project to be sited between St...
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Funders have given £12m to secure the future of the Birmingham 2022 festival. The Commonwealth Games cultural event will feature hundreds of artists and is expected to reach thousands of...
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Sir PETER BAZALGETTE has been appointed Co-Chair of the Creative Industries Council, a joint government and industry forum. He will work alongisde DCMS Minister NADINE DORRIES and KWASI KWARTENG,...
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Creative England and the Creative Industries Federation have merged to become Creative UK. The amalgamation has been made official about a year later than expected, though the parties have worked...
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Chinese Arts Now (CAN) has appointed three new Associate Artistic Directors: writer, performer and filmmaker DANIEL YORK LOH, choreographer and theatremaker SI RAWLINSON and multidisciplinary...
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The National Theatre has named KATE VARAH as its next Executive Director. Currently Executive Director of the Old Vic, a role she has held since 2015, Varah will join the National Theatre...
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SORCHA CAREY has been named as contemporary art centre Collective’s new director. She will take over from outgoing director KATE GRAY in February 2022. Director of Edinburgh Art...
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GEMMA DURHAM will become Newport Live’s new Head of Theatre, Arts and Culture from January 2022. Durham is currently Newport Live’s Marketing Manager and has previously held roles at...
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TV presenter GABBY LOGAN will become the new Chair of upcoming cultural event LEEDS 2023. She takes over from FRANK FINLAY in January. Former Leeds City Council leader JUDITH BLAKE...
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International music agency Intermusica has announced SIMON EDER as its first Managing Director, Business Development from January 2022. The role will support the organisation's creative,...
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Manchester’s HOME has named KATHRYN JACOB as its Chair, as well as new trustees RUTH BROMLEY and SITA MCINTOSH. CEO of cinema advertising company Pearl & Dean, Jacob is also a...
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Merseyside, South Yorkshire, and the West Midlands are among the regions that lost the most economic value due to Covid-19. 
Opinion
Jonothan Neelands puts the case for a needs-based public culture, akin to Public Health or Public Education, to tackle inequality.
Feature
A new Office for Leadership Transition is advocating for more diversified models of cultural leadership. Sandeep Mahal shares the aims of the programme.
Feature
In recent years, cultural practitioners have been working in ever more challenging health and social care spaces. Robyn Dowlen looks at how their experiences are represented in the research literature.
Feature
For a sector that’s for and by people, why do we find it so hard to invest in the very thing that makes us? asks Sara Whybrew.
Feature
How do local authorities and arts organisations work together to bid for a year-long festival? Liz Dart and Gavin Barlow share their experience.
News
A "greater focus" outside London is needed to increase diversity in the music industry, UK Music says. The association wants its 10-point plan for increasing diversity to have...
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A restructure of The Royal Pavilion and Museums Trust (RPMT) will save £300,000 and affect more than a quarter of jobs, it is anticipated. The trust, which manages Brighton’s Royal...
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More than 4,200 people have signed a petition against proposals by Thurrock Council to close a local arts complex. A second protest on Wednesday (November 24) demonstrates the tenacity of the...
The pandemic saw museums and galleries pivot to digital, presenting new challenges for social media employees, writes Alice Kent.
Last week’s Governance Now 2021 conference highlighted a lack of disabled voices on arts boards. Simon Tait reports.
Music therapist Alexia Quin discusses the benefits of sharing creative therapies with care workers.
Historically, art and science have been considered two different cultures. But, how different are they really? asks Kevin Berger.

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