New Executive Producer for Birmingham Contemporary Music Group

09 Jun 2016

CAROLINE NEWTON, currently Associate Artist Manager at Harrison Parrott, is to join Birmingham Contemporary Music Group as Executive Producer.

Historic Environment Scotland appoints Chief Executive

Alex Paterson
09 Jun 2016

Chief Executive of Highlands and Islands Enterprise since 2010, ALEX PATERSON is to join Historic Environment Scotland as Chief Executive later in the year.

New Chair and board members for CC Skills’ National College

09 Jun 2016

ALTHEA EFUNSHILE, the outgoing Deputy Chief Executive of Arts Council England, is to become Chair for the government-backed National College for the Creative and Cultural Industries, founded by Creative & Cultural Skills.

If I were 22: Tanika Gupta

Photo of Tanika Gupta
03 Jun 2016

Get out there and treat critics like a dog treats lamp posts: playwright Tanika Gupta gives advice for 22 year olds.

Jonathan Church steps down from Sydney Theatre Company

Jonathan Church
02 Jun 2016

After just nine months in the role, JONATHAN CHURCH is to step down as Artistic Director of Sydney Theatre Company.

Manchester’s The Factory appoints Project Director

02 Jun 2016

BBC England’s Chief Operating Officer JENNY BAXTER will take up the position of Project Director of Manchester’s £110m new arts centre The Factory, which is scheduled to open in 2019.

Mark Hollander to join Phoenix Dance Theatre

Mark Hollander
02 Jun 2016

The current Executive Director of Unlimited Theatre, MARK HOLLANDER, is to join Phoenix Dance Theatre as Executive Director, replacing interim Executive Director CHRIS LLOYD.

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra Head of Projects retires

Andrew Burn
02 Jun 2016

ANDREW BURN has retired as Head of Projects of the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra after 23 years with the Company.

Changes at Tobacco Factory Theatres

Hilary Coleman
02 Jun 2016

BECKY CRESSWELL, Head of Marketing at Tobacco Factory Theatres, has gone on maternity leave. Marketing Officer HILARY COLEMAN is covering her in the new role of Marketing Manager.

British Association of Concert Halls appoints new Chair

02 Jun 2016

Concert Hall Manager at Turner Sims KEVIN APPLEBY has been appointed Chair of the British Association of Concert Halls, following the retirement of previous Chair ANDREW JOWETT.

New Creative Producer for Déda

Phil Hargreaves
02 Jun 2016

Freelance Producer PHIL HARGREAVES is to join Déda as Creative Producer, thanks to funding from The Esmée Fairbairn Foundation.

Dance Consortium appoints new Executive Director

Ros Robins
26 May 2016

Dance Consortium, a group of 17 large-scale theatres located across the UK, has appointed consultant ROS ROBINS as its first Executive Director.

Scottish National Gallery Director to retire

26 May 2016

MICHAEL CLARKE CBE is to retire as Director of the Scottish National Gallery and Deputy Director of the National Galleries of Scotland at the end of September.

New additions to Burnley Youth Theatre

Burnley Youth Theatre Team
26 May 2016

Currently Relationship Manager at Arts Council England (ACE), LEROY PHILBROOK will be Burnley Youth Theatre's new Executive Director.

Head of Arts to leave The Telegraph

26 May 2016

ANDREW PETTIE, Head of Arts & Entertainment at The Telegraph since March 2014, is leaving the newspaper as part of a round of cuts.

Lauren A Wright joins Siobhan Davies Dance

Lauren A Wright
26 May 2016

Director of Programme at The Hepworth Wakefield and former curator at Turner Contemporary LAUREN A WRIGHT is to become Programme Director at Siobhan Davies Dance from June.

Stephen Wrentmore to join Lighthouse, Poole

26 May 2016

Director STEPHEN WRENTMORE, who has worked at the National Theatre and the Crucible in Sheffield, is to join Lighthouse, Poole’s Centre for the Arts, as its first Artistic Producer.

Carol Maund joins Peckham Platform

Carol Maund
26 May 2016

CAROL MAUND, formerly Artistic and Executive Director of Sheffield’s Site Gallery, has become Interim Executive Director of Peckham Platform while Founding Executive Director EMILY DRUIFF is on maternity leave.

New Chair for Arts & Business Scotland

Diana Murray
26 May 2016

Arts & Business Scotland has appointed DIANA MURRAY as the new Chair of its Board of Trustees. She replaces SARAH DEAS.


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