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The liberal, left-leaning values of cultural workers leads to “a divergence in worldviews between those tasked with representing the nation to itself, and those who inhabit it”, reports Adele Redmond.
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The Royal Opera House did not tell the Royal Ballet School about sexual misconduct allegations against a resident choreographer for six months. The allegations against Liam Scarlett were reported...
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Nearly half (46%) of UK youths are streaming orchestral tracks compared to 15% of over-65s, new research suggests. A survey of more than 2000 adults commissioned by the Royal Philharmonic...
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Warrington Borough Council will not resurrect plans for a new theatre, the council's leader has confirmed. Plans for a 400-seat theatre in a former drill hall were scuppered in July last...
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The Artistic Director of Fairfield Halls has quit six months after the Croydon arts centre reopened. Neil Chandler told local councillors last week that it had been challenging to manage five...
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The museum will continue to receive £220k a year from Arts Council England as well as an extra £100k to explore different business models.
After a lifetime of faking it, Rob Rinder finally admits that a lot of supposedly great art bores him to distraction.
Short-sighted education reforms mean Japanese students now lack the abilities of comprehension and expression that are crucial to success in the modern world, writes Takamitsu Sawa.
It’s Government policy rather than a lack of interest that is excluding the working class from culture, says John Merrick.
A new crop of artists is prompting audiences to reflect on their attitudes to bare bodies on stage, writes Rachael Healy.
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A grant scheme for arts and culture in Leeds generated more than £56m for the local economy last year. Leeds City Council says the arts@leeds project, which gave 41 organisations grants of...
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Florence Anna Maunders will be the first transgender composer to have music performed by a British orchestra. Bromley Symphony Orchestra will play Maunders' "Bacchanal", an...
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Bradford Council has diverted £700,000 from its health and wellbeing budget to offset cuts to its library service. The decision, subject to ratification early next month, would allay the...
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Arts organisations that can't improve the diversity of their workforce will face funding cuts, Arts Council England (ACE) has warned. The caution from Chair Nicholas Serota comes as the funder...
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Coventry will get a £2.1m cleaning before City of Culture events begin next year. New skip collections will be provided to curb fly-tipping, graffiti will be tackled, weeds whacked and every...
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An Edinburgh Fringe Festival promoter is offering funding to help artists of colour perform at the event. The Pleasance says the £10,000 funding pot will be used to support shows where at...
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The Jewish Museum London has withdrawn from Arts Council England's National Portfolio to focus on reviewing its business model. It will continue to receive the same level of funding...
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Dowden’s record suggests he will focus more on the digital part of his portfolio than culture.
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SIR TIMOTHY O'SHEA will step down as Chair of The Edinburgh Fringe Festival Society in August after two terms. The former Vice-Chancellor of the University of Edinburgh steered the...
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The Women's Organisation CEO MAGGIE O'CARROLL will co-chair the Liverpool City Region Cultural Partnership with Professor PHIL REDMOND. She said "it is in large part...

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