Arts People
Birmingham Museums Trust has appointed four new trustees to its board: MOHAMMED ALI, artist and Artistic Director of Soul City Arts; CLAIRE WILLIAMSON, Assistant Director of Marketing and Development...
Arts People
Actor MEILIR RHYS WILLIAMS has been appointed to the board of Theatr Genedlaethol Cyrmu. He is joined by Senior Manager for Corporate Affairs and Human Resources with Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol,...
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Mary Caws, who has held similar roles at Theatre Royal Stratford East and Watford Palace Theatre, will take up post next month.
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ISM Chief Executive Deborah Annetts told peers the current selection of ‘facilitating subjects’ was not based on evidence and had skewed students’ A level choices.
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Counting What Counts Ltd has won the £2.3m contract to deliver the quality measurement system that England’s larger arts organisations will use from October.
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The Government is consulting on proposals that include increasing the amount society lotteries can raise to £100m a year, but Camelot has warned that the changes could put returns to good causes at risk.
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Cast members at Nottingham Theatre Royal’s performance of Titanic The Musical labelled two front-row audience members “ignorant” for watching the football on their phones and...
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A judge awarded £2,000 in compensation to a woman with type 1 diabetes whose bottle of Lucozade was confiscated by security staff when she attended a gig in Belfast.
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The European Parliament has rejected the Copyright Directive after its controversial Article 13 was criticised by campaigners for threatening internet freedom. The Directive had been welcomed by...
People will go to just about anything if the right person invites them – it’s time to start celebrating and rewarding audience members who bring new arts attenders along, writes Alan Brown.
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9,000 secondary school arts teachers have left their jobs in England since 2011.
It was never a good idea to give the Coliseum to English National Opera – the site is too big, too unwieldy, too expensive to run, and too close to Covent Garden. It’s time for a change of direction and a change of location, argues Stephen Moss.
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Creative enterprises often rely on informal funding and believe financiers do not understand their business fully, new research finds.
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The new theatre will be part of the £700m, 73,000 square foot development, alongside other additions including a second performing arts venue, studios and creative offices.
From issue 315 Feature
How do outdoor arts have the potential to reach audiences other artforms can’t, and how can we best support the sector, asks Penny Mills.
From issue 315 Case study
Losing NPO funding was devastating for Dance Manchester, but it has liberated the company to pursue its own path driving placemaking through outdoor work, says Deb Ashby.
Feature
Many arts organisations need to think differently about their intellectual property to generate much-needed revenue. Luke McDonagh demystifies copyright, trademarks and other common barriers to exploiting IP.
Arts People
Now Co-Director of both a major arts centre in Madrid and BE FESTIVAL in Birmingham – roles he shares with his partner Isla Aguilar – Miguel Oyarzun reflects on his career to date.
Opinion
CEO of the Fundraising Regulator Gerald Oppenheim responds to the charge it is a toothless regulator that doesn’t care.
Cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason’s rise from state school to playing at the royal wedding may never be replicated, as restricted music funding and teacher time may make the artform the preserve of the elite, writes Liz Lightfoot.
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The May event in London will be replaced by a new festival from 2019, and the overall future of the initiative outside of the capital remains unclear as operator Culture 24 considers different...
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London police are now investigating a total of six allegations against the actor, following complaints received between February and April of historic sexual assault against men in London and...
As women increasingly outnumber men in the arts, is the sector losing a crucial male perspective, asks Barry Hessenius.
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Poole’s Lighthouse theatre remains closed after work on the stage triggered the sprinkler system, causing “extensive water damage”.
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Three-quarters of organisations are not taking advantage of the Museums and Galleries Exhibition Tax Relief, which applies from 1 April 2017, a survey by Arts & Business Scotland and accountancy...

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