Arts supporter to chair National Lottery Community Fund

06 Jul 2020

JOHN MOTHERSOLE will be England Chair of the National Lottery Community Fund Committee for the next four years.

Tara Arts announces Pandya as Chair

Sunita Pandya
30 Jun 2020

SUNITA PANDYA is joining Tara Arts as Chair.

Chauhan joins Birmingham Opera as Music Director

Alpesh Chauhan
30 Jun 2020

Birmingham Opera Company has announced that conductor ALPESH CHAUHAN (pictured) is joining the organisation as Music Director, to work alongside Artistic Director GRAHAM VICK.

All-female leadership boosted at Music in the Round

Mary Heyler
30 Jun 2020

Arts education consultant MARY HEYLER (pictured) has become the new Chair of Music in the Round.

New role for Reece at Baker Richards

David Reece
30 Jun 2020

DAVID REECE, previously Director of Consulting Services at Baker Richards, has become Deputy CEO, working alongside CEO Robin Cantrill-Fenwick.

Threlfall to replace Kellaway at Lake District Summer Music

Renna Kellaway and Stephen Threlfall of Lake District Summer Music
21 Jun 2020

As founder RENNA KELLAWAY prepares to retire from Lake District Summer Music after 35 years, STEPHEN THRELFALL has been appointed as its new Artistic Director from October 2020.

Smith appointed as AHRC Executive Chair

21 Jun 2020

PROFESSOR CHRISTOPHER SMITH, currently Professor of Ancient History at the University of St Andrews and formerly Director of the British School at Rome, has been selected as the Government’s preferred candidate to be the new Execu

Bhatt to join Dance City

Anand Bhatt (left) who has joined DanceCity and Ruth Lee (right) who replaces him at Aakash Odedra Company
21 Jun 2020

The new Chief Executive and Artistic Director at dance development agency Dance City will be ANAND BHATT (pictured), who takes over CEO responsibilities from IAN MCKEOWN and Artistic Director responsibilities from

Board appointments at Southbank Centre

Left to right Glyn Aikins, Sandy Rattray and Lisbeth Savill
21 Jun 2020

Southbank Centre has announced the appointment of three new members to its Board of Governors: President of Since ‘93 record label and diversity in music champion GLYN AIKINS; Chief Investment Officer of Man Group, SANDY R

New CEO for the Production Guild of Great Britain

Professor Lyndsay Duthie
21 Jun 2020

PROFESSOR LYNDSAY DUTHIE will be the new CEO at the Production Guild of Great Britain.

Rudd to chair Tate

Roland Rudd
14 Jun 2020

Multimillionaire PR specialist ROLAND RUDD will succeed Lionel Barber as Chair of Tate on the conclusion of his term in January 2021. A Trustee of Tate since 2017, Rudd was elected by other trustees in a private ballot.

Southbank Centre appoints Director of People and Culture

Fiona Evans
14 Jun 2020

FIONA EVANS, currently HR Director at Zoological Society of London (ZSL), has been appointed Director of People and Culture at the Southbank Centre from September 2020, responsible for leading its people strategy and HR function.

Director of Birmingham Museums Trust retires

Dr Ellen McAdam
14 Jun 2020

ELLEN MCADAM has stepped down as Director of Birmingham Museums Trust after almost seven years in the post. She had been due to step down in October 2020, but has advanced her retirement to care for a family member.

Two new partners at Counterculture

14 Jun 2020

JO WRIGHT, Director of Wright Consulting (UK) Ltd and previously a Senior Associate with Counterculture Partnership LLP, has become a partner in the organisation.

Five new trustees at National Museums Liverpool

14 Jun 2020

Three-year appointments have been announced for media executive HEATHER BLYTH; insurance risk and compliance officer PAUL ECCLESON; museums and heritage consultant RITA MCLEAN; lawyer TONY

Grayling becomes Trustee of National Portrait Gallery

Chris Grayling MP
07 Jun 2020

CHRIS GRAYLING, former Secretary of State for Justice and Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Transport, has been appointed as a Trustee of the National Portrait Gallery.

The Place appoints Trustees

Eva Sarma and Michael "Mikey J" Asante
07 Jun 2020

Two new board members have joined dance training, creation and performance company, The Place.

Abramson to hold the fort at Ludus Dance

Kit Abramson
07 Jun 2020

As CEO ANTHONY BRIGGS leaves Ludus Dance, Artistic Director and Development Manager KIT ABRAMSON will take over his responsibilities for an interim period while recruitment for his replacement is postponed during

Jeens takes interim role at Jewish Museum Interim

Frances Jeens
31 May 2020

Jewish Museum London has announced that FRANCES JEENS will be its Interim Director to prepare a new business model for the organisation and put it on a more sustainable financial footing.

Leaders appointed at Lightpost

31 May 2020

Two previous members of Lightpost Theatre Company, MATHIAS ANDRE and CJ WEBLEY, have taken up leadership roles in the organisation.


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