Mills takes the helm at Entelechy Arts

Maddy Mills
27 Sep 2020

MADDY MILLS (pictured) has joined London-based participatory arts company Entelechy Arts as its new Director.

Gowland to lead new degree programme

Gus Gowland
27 Sep 2020

Writer and composer GUS GOWLAND has been appointed as Programme Leader for a new Musical Theatre degree at the University of Lincoln.

Staff restructure at NMC Recordings

Helen Sprott
23 Sep 2020

HELEN SPROTT, previously Managing Director of the Philharmonia Orchestra and  Director, Music, at Arts Council England, will take on the Executive Director role at the charity NMC Recordings for a year.

Brewhouse appoints new CEO

Amy Bere
23 Sep 2020

The new Chief Executive of Taunton’s Brewhouse theatre will be AMY BERE.

Pardesi to chair Body Politic board

Rajpal Pardesi
23 Sep 2020

RAJPAL PARDESI, one of the pioneer supporters of the origins of Hip Hop Theatre in the UK, will be Chair of the board of Body Politic, the female-led company that is delivering grass roots dance provision in Oxford and touring sma

New CEOs to job-share at Birmingham Museums Trust

Sara Wajid (left) and Zak Mensah (right)
23 Sep 2020

Birmingham Museums Trust, which manages the city’s museum collection and venues on behalf of Birmingham City Council, has announced ZAK MENSAH (pictured right) and SARA WAJID (pictured left) as joint CEOs to take

Board appointments at Awards for Young Musicians

Tom Sharpe QC (left), Mahalliah Edwards (middle) and Caius Lee (right)
23 Sep 2020

The UK charity Awards for Young Musicians (AYM) has appointed three new trustees.

New trustees join Independent Arts

David Lindsay (left) and Brian Marriott (right)
23 Sep 2020

Isle of Wight arts and wellbeing charity Independent Arts has appointed two new trustees to its board.

Gulzar to take over the lead on Bradford’s 2025 bid

Shanaz Gulzar
14 Sep 2020

Keighley-based artist and producer SHANAZ GULZAR will be the new Chair of Bradford 2025 as the city prepares to bid for UK City of Culture title.

Government advisor to become UK Music CEO

Jamie Njoku-Goodwin
14 Sep 2020

JAMIE NJOKU-GOODWIN, one of the Government’s most senior advisers, will succeed MICHAEL DUGHER as UK Music CEO.

Hutchings takes CEO role at Anthem

Rhian Hutchings
14 Sep 2020

Anthem, the fund for young people’s music in Wales, has appointed RHIAN HUTCHINGS as its first permanent Chief Executive.

Outreach appointment at Iris Theatre

Yusuf Khamisa
14 Sep 2020

YUSUF KHAMISA has been appointed as Outreach and Development Liaison at Iris Theatre.

Manchester International Festival announces expanded team

Simeilia Hodge-Dallaway (left), Hannah Azieb Pool (middle) and Cerys Matthews (right)
14 Sep 2020

Diversity champion SIMEILIA HODGE-DALLAWAY (left), founder of Artistic Directors of the Future, has been appointed as Curatorial Consultant at Manchester International Festival to advise on artists, companies and curatorial approa

Creative leader appointed at Shakespeare North Playhouse

Laura Collier
14 Sep 2020

LAURA COLLIER will be Creative Director & Programmer for the Shakespeare North Playhouse in Prescot, Merseyside, which is due to open to the public in 2022.

New board members at Bird College

14 Sep 2020

Bird College Conservatoire for Dance and Musical Theatre has announced new board appointments, with consultant and writer SONIA WATSON-FOWLER becoming a trustee of the Doreen Bird Foundation, and TOSH WANOGHO-MAUD

Senior staff redundancies at the Africa Centre

Kenneth Olumuyiwa Tharp
09 Sep 2020

Director KENNETH OLUMUYIWA THARP (pictured) and Head of Development JESS MORTLOCK have lost their jobs at the Africa Centre following a restructure of the management hierarchy.

New era for Artswork

Louise Govier
09 Sep 2020

The new CEO at youth arts charity Artswork is LOUISE GOVIER, who joined during lockdown and will take over from JANE BRYANT when she stands down at the end of September after 10 years leading the organisation.

Hampstead Theatre announces new Chair

Irene Dorner
09 Sep 2020

IRENE DORNER (pictured), named the ‘Most Powerful Woman in Banking’ in 2012 by American Banker and in 2013 ‘one of the 25 Most Powerful Women On Wall Street’ by Business Insider, has been named as the new Chairperson of the Board

Mager to lead on Colston Hall re-birth

Cathy Mager
09 Sep 2020

Bristol artist and curator CATHY MAGER has been appointed by Bristol Music Trust as Creative Producer to lead The Lantern Project, part of the venue’s multi-million pound transformation funded by a £4.75m grant from the National L

Trustee appointment at the Crafts Council

Yinka Ilori
09 Sep 2020

Multidisciplinary artist YINKA ILORI has joined the Crafts Council Board of Trustees.

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