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Engaging with young people is a sound investment in future audiences, says Annabel Thomas - provided you are clear about why and how you are doing it.
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Alison O'Neill shares her thoughts on how small arts organisations can acquire the financial expertise that grant-making bodies are looking for.
New research indicates we place different expectations on those who are passionate about their jobs. Gemma Tipton explores the ‘doing more for less’ mentality affecting the sector.
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A Devon theatre director called the Brexit Party MEP’s comment - that science might “produce an answer” to being gay - “vile”. Widdecombe was due to appear at Ilfracombe...
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Henry Hitchings and Fiona Mountford have lost their contracts after 10 and 17 years’ service respectively. The newspaper plans to produce more arts criticism in-house to cut costs.
How do funding bodies determine which proposals are most valuable? How accountable are publicly-funded artists to taxpayers? François Matarasso considers the competing demands in arts funding.
It won top prize at Venice Biennale for its experimental opera exploring the effects of consumerism, mass tourism and global warming, but Lithuania’s usually empty pavilion is a reminder of the financial strain of creating performance art, writes Elisabetta Povoledo.
Rohese Devereux Taylor explores a pilot programme where dance opens a door for children to discuss their differences.
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A Scottish committee investigating the destruction of the school’s Mackintosh building says it is “extremely disappointed” the school has questioned the credibility of some...
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The ticketing platform’s managing director has apologised to the Government for failing to attend a 2017 hearing into its business model. But he said “we fundamentally believe if someone...
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A project led by Anglia Ruskin University has received a six-figure grant from the Arts and Humanities Research Council to investigate the benefits for school children of creating art in nature. The...
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Young refugees living in the UK can now apply for paid apprenticeships with Good Chance Theatre. The three-month scheme will give up to six trainees experience in writing, directing, producing and...
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Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre in York is taking shape, with plans to perform Hamlet, Henry V, The Tempest and Twelfth Night this summer. The organisers hope to replicate the success of last year...
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A motion passed at the annual conference of trade union Equity says reductions in funding and “theatre mismanagement” are affecting work opportunities at five theatres in Lancaster,...
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Former Director of the National Theatre Sir Richard Eyre has said swapping the genders of characters in the playwright’s classics ruins the flow of his work. Eyre is also concerned that iambic...
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The Bureau, which was left homeless after a blaze destroyed the Church of St John the Evangelist in April, has found a new base in the former visitor centre for the Thwaites brewery. The arts centre...
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Richard Demarco, a prominent Scottish arts figure and co-founder of the Traverse Theatre, said while Edinburgh International Festival and the Edinburgh Festival Fringe lifted Scotland's spirits...
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The Index on Censorship says that fear of a hostile reception may stop controversial work being commissioned.
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Research finds that “large geographical areas are completely without music provision at A level”.
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Only one in four of the top 100 venues are considered to be more than 90% accessible.
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Early figures suggest that the trend away from studying some arts subjects at GCSE may be bottoming out, but A level entries continue to fall away across all disciplines.
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As a Government spending review approaches, Arts Council England and the Creative Industries Federation have joined forces to put forward an unashamedly economic case for funding culture.
Arts People
MIRIAM RANDALL is joining the Brewery Arts Centre as its new Chief Executive Officer and Artistic Director next month. She is currently Executive Director at Watershed, Bristol’s film, culture...
Arts People
Dance training, creation and performance organisation The Place has appointed ALAN BISHOP, Chief Executive of the Creative Industries Federation, as Chair of its board of governors. Previously Chief...
Arts People
Welsh National Opera has announced the appointment of three new members to its board: arts consultant and broadcaster ANDREW MILLER, Chief Executive of Opera Rara HENRY LITTLE and OverTier Chief...

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