From issue 344 Feature
Two years ago a group of artists and environmental activists launched Culture Declares Emergency. Lucy Neal and Kay Michael tell the story of the movement’s foundation and the momentum it has gathered since then.
From issue 344 Feature
Poet and climate writer, Linda France shares how she is creating spaces for connection, discussion and personal reflection, encouraging us to respond to the climate emergency and see ourselves as part of the solution.
News
Edinburgh Fringe venues are asking for up to £14m to fund outdoor spaces so shows can go ahead this summer. The four biggest - Assembly, Gilded Balloon, Pleasance and Underbelly - are...
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Labour's Tracy Brabin has been elected the first ever Mayor of West Yorkshire and first female mayor of a metropolitan area in England. The victory has forced Brabin, the Shadow...
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Lincoln College Group is taking over the historic Drill Hall from the Lincoln Arts Trust and has pledged to maintain the venue’s cultural importance in the city. Faced with the loss of all...
Arts People
BETH BYRNE will be the new Chief Executive Officer at Shoreditch Town Hall. She was recently the Executive Producer at Southbank Centre, where she led on producing and event management...
Arts People
After 20 years at The Lightbox in Woking, Director MARILYN SCOTT will stand down in November. A former member of the National Lottery Heritage Fund committee, she will move into full-time...
Arts People
Four new board members have been appointed to drive forward Culture Central’s vision and mission as the collective voice for the sector in the West Midlands. They are GERALDINE COLLINGE...
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A consultation on plans to cut arts education funding by £17m says the subjects are not a "strategic priority" for the Government.
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Following upset over a two-metre social distancing rule for venues, Scotland's First Minister has asserted the country's commitment to culture. Nicola Sturgeon said she hoped pilot events...
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Ace Ruele Aristotles faces deportation to Jamaica despite having only ever visited the country twice. The 33-year-old actor, who has appeared in Eastenders and New Blood, has successfully...
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The first wave of festival cancellations is the canary in the coal mine as Culture Minister Caroline Dinenage says insurance is "still on the table".
Arts People
RADA has announced that MARCUS RYDER will become the organisation’s new Chair at the end of next month, taking over from SIR STEPHEN WALEY-COHEN who has held the post since 2007.  ...
Arts People
Curator, writer and editor MARIAMA ATTAH is joining Castlefield Gallery’s board of Directors and Trustees. She is Curator at Liverpool’s Open Eye Gallery and has worked in arts...
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The University for the Creative Arts (UCA) will close its Rochester campus in September 2023, giving most students time to finish their degrees. Staff will be redeployed to other campuses as UCA...
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Home Secretary Priti Patel says the system aims to attract "the best and brightest", but there are fewer options for stars beyond the screen and stage.
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A long awaited report by the acting school says it allowed perpetrators of racism to "parade their sense of superiority with impunity" and created a "humiliating, hostile and exclusive" environment for students of colour.
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The Mill at Sonning is seeking planning permission to turn a rehearsal space into flats. The development is part of the theatre's post-pandemic recovery strategy. The income from...
James Bowden and Edward Thomas Jones have been examining the emerging world of NFTs and find substance beyond the hype. 
How do arts organisations serving people of colour maintain connections with their communities? Dr Zannie Voss and Dr Glenn Voss share the keys to success.
While digital capture and distribution are undoubtedly here to stay, Eric Gershman ponders the future of arts buildings.
More artists and groups are rethinking ways in which we can reuse, refashion and recycle materials that were previously considered waste. Brian Royson Mayne explains how.
Museums must acknowledge the stigmatising, tokenising, and economic effects of internships aimed at minority groups – not just the opportunities they offer, says Rachael Arauz.
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The use of 95m³ of concrete foundations to support part of the Serpentine Gallery’s annual pavilion has provoked a backlash among architects for its environmental impact. The...
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Four artists of Caribbean descent have been chosen to develop ideas for a national Windrush Monument at Waterloo station. Sculptor and painter Basil Watson, multimedia artist Jeannette Ehlers,...

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