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The new Director of the Arts Council Collection is DEBORAH SMITH, who worked for three years at Birmingham Museums Trust as Curator for the Arts Council Collection’s National Partners Programme...
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ISABEL MOURA MENDES has joined the Culture team at Creative Europe Desk UK as the new Head of Culture England & Culture Advisor UK. Since 2016 she has acted as Arts Partnership Manager with the...
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The founding Chairman of the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions (ALVA), LORD LEE OF TRAFFORD, will be succeeded by BARONESS PATIENCE WHEATCROFT (pictured), an ALVA Board member since 2012,...
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Castlefield Gallery has announced that CERI HAND (pictured left), ALISHA KADRI (pictured middle) and CHARA LEWIS (pictured right) have joined the gallery as Trustees. Hand is Director of Artist...
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RUTH MACKENZIE, the first female artistic director at the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris, has had her contract terminated with immediate effect, according to The Guardian. During her career she has...
Live theatre creates a relationship with audiences that sees the few speaking to the many in a space where the many can respond as one, so can a live digital performance ever substitute for that? Only if we seize this moment to include audiences in the creative process, says Robert Reid.
Being made redundant is deeply distressing but making staff redundant is a lonely and agonising experience too. Dawn Langley offers comforting words on surviving the process.
A new theatre venue has opened where all tickets for performances will be free, but how will The PurpleDoor be viable? And will it, as some say, devalue the product and undermine the industry which provides the framework for creation in the first place? The PurpleDoor makes the case for theatre as community-based social enterprise.
If you focus on making your virtual events accessible for deaf attendees you will benefit and you’ll be surprised how many others will benefit too – and enjoy the experience all the more. Ahmed Khalifa explains how to do it.
By choosing to be there en masse, are performers, funders and industry bodies perpetuating some of the ‘evils’ of the Edinburgh Fringe? Matthew Linley sees benefits in using other showcases for new work.
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Days before England's schools resume, the Department for Education is yet to publish guidance on reopening music departments.
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DCMS and the University of Bristol publicised the research findings as proof that 'singing is no riskier than speaking'. That's not quite what the study says.
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New research finds that social mobility is "a greater issue for the creative industries than across the wider economy" - and a pressing concern amid the pandemic.
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The National Trust, which is facing £200m of losses after closing its shops, cafes, houses and gardens during the pandemic, is planning to cut the roles of top experts and "dial down...
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The National Lottery faces major challenges as more charities clamour for support.
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New ONS data lays bare the critical state of the arts and entertainment sectors. Yet these organisations are supporting their employees better than most.
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PAUL FITZPATRICK will be joining the National Theatre of Scotland in November in the newly created role of Director of Creative Engagement. Currently Chief Executive of Imaginate, he studied at the...
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ROCCA HOLLY-NAMBI (pictured) will be taking over from founder ALAN ROGERS as Director of b-side arts when he leaves in September to pursue a career as artist and creative practitioner in Venice....
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ABDUL SHAYEK, Artistic Director & CEO of Cardiff-based international theatre company Fio, has been appointed as the new Artistic Director & Joint CEO of Tara Arts. A Clore Cultural Leadership...
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Founding Artistic Director SIOBHAN DAVIES will be passing on leadership of Siobhan Davies Studios to ANNIE PUI LING LOK and KAT BRIDGE, who will job share the role of Artistic Director from April...
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As AMANDA RIGLER goes on maternity leave, Arts Council England (ACE) has appointed Manchester-based writer, performance artist and producer KEISHA THOMPSON (pictured right), and arts consultant and...
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Arts organisations that are reopening under Government Covid-19 guidelines and have clear processes in place for visitor safety can apply to use a new industry standard logo launched by Visit England...
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The BBC's decision to play instrumental versions of Land of Hope and Glory and Rule, Britannia! at the Last Night of the Proms this year has been supported by director general Tony Hall on the...
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Colleges and universities have withdrawn their accreditation of Ballet West's courses in the wake of claims of inappropriate behaviour against the school's Vice Principal. The boarding school...
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Following the completed restoration of the 18th-century Marchmont House in the Scottish Borders the owners are planning for the house to become a home for makers and creators. Over £1m from...

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