Interim Director for Crescent Arts

Adrian Friedli
31 May 2020

As STUART CAMERON, Director of Crescent Arts for the past 12 years, stands down, ADRIAN FRIEDLI will become interim Consultant Director until the end of the year.

Larpent leaves Southbank for the Philharmonia

Ben Larpent
24 May 2020

The new role of Director of Artistic Planning at the Philharmonia Orchestra will be taken by BEN LARPENT. He will join the senior management team in June, leaving Southbank Centre where he is Head of Classical Music.

Francombe to lead Bristol Old Vic Theatre School

Fiona Francombe
24 May 2020

FIONA FRANCOMBE has been appointed as the new Principal/CEO of Bristol Old Vic Theatre School.

RNCM appoints new Chair

Ravi Gupta
24 May 2020

RAVI GUPTA, Co-Head of Rothschild & Co's UK business and Global Industrials sector, will be the new Chair of Governors at Manchester’s Royal Northern College of Music (RNCM), starting in January 2021.

New Head of Comms for RWCMD

Kate Stokes Davies
17 May 2020

The Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama has announced that KATE STOKES DAVIES, currently Director of Communications and Stakeholder Relations at Qualifications Wales, will be joining the College as its new Director of Externa

New Board members at Manchester International Festival

Photo of Jeanette Winterson (left), Ngozi Ugochukwu (centre), and Jo Whitfield (right)
17 May 2020

Three new Board members have joined Manchester International Festival: writer JEANETTE WINTERSON (left), journalist NGOZI UGOCHUKWU (centre), and Chief Executive, Food, at The Co-op, JO WHITFIELD

Interim Artistic Director appointed at the Barbican

Leonora Thompson
17 May 2020

LEONORA THOMSON (pictured) has been appointed as interim Artistic Director of the Barbican Centre following the departure of LOUISE JEFFREYS from the role last month.

Royal Academy votes for Pilkington as Keeper

17 May 2020

CATHIE PILKINGTON has been elected as the new Keeper of the Royal Academy following a remote ballot among members.

Bain joins Max Steiner Orchestra

Vick Bain pictured far right
17 May 2020

As the Vienna-based Max Steiner Orchestra (MSO) becomes the first orchestra to reopen its doors as lockdown restrictions are eased in Austria, VICK BAIN (pictured far right), former CEO of the Ivors Academy, has j

Seabright to join the Creative Land Trust

Gordon Seabright
10 May 2020

After more than five years leading the Eden Project, GORDON SEABRIGHT becomes Chief Executive of the Creative Land Trust, the charity that seeks to secure affordable workspace for artists in perpetuity and is currently aiming to s

Disability Arts Online boosts social media efforts

Deen Hallissey
10 May 2020

DEEN HALLISSEY has become Disability Arts Online’s Digital Influencer as part of a leadership development project in partnership with Access All Areas.

Board appointments at New Writing North

10 May 2020

Six new board members are joining New Writing North from publishing and industry, at a point when the organisation is planning to establish a centre for writing and publishing in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Corali announces Jarrett as Chair

Dr Simon Jarrett
03 May 2020

DR SIMON JARRETT, a historian and academic based at Birkbeck, University of London, has been appointed as the new Chair of Corali Dance Company.

Joint Principals appointed at Chetham’s

Tom Redmond and Nicola Smith
03 May 2020

When ALUN JONES retires this summer, TOM REDMOND (left), the current Director of Music and Artistic Director, and NICOLA SMITH (right), the current Vice Principal, will take on his role and become

New Chair at National Museums Scotland

Ian Russell
03 May 2020

IAN RUSSELL (pictured), a Trustee of National Museums Scotland since October 2018, will be the next Chair of the Board at National Museums Scotland.

Miller to chair Voluntary Arts Scotland

Jill Miller
03 May 2020

Voluntary Arts Scotland has announced that JILL MILLER (pictured) will be its new Chair, replacing MICHELLE SWEENEY, who spent four years in that role.

New Chair for CC Skills

Donald Hyslop
26 Apr 2020

Creative & Cultural Skills, the agency that shapes skills, education and employment best practice in the cultural sector, has welcomed DONALD HYSLOP (pictured) as its new Chair.

Trustee roles for Chang and Thiarai

Dennis Chang and Kully Thiari
26 Apr 2020

The Arts Foundation, which provides financial support for individual artists, has appointed two new trustees.

New board members at Homotopia

(L-R) James Huyton, James Lawler, Danny Kilbride, Joan Burnett and Tammy Reynolds
26 Apr 2020

Five new trustees from Merseyside’s LGBTQIA community have joined the Board of the arts festival Homotopia, to support the work of the core team.

Governance restructure at Philharmonia Orchestra

23 Apr 2020

The merger of Philharmonia Ltd and the Philharmonia Trust has created a single unified charity to govern the Philharmonia Orchestra, which has been owned by its player members since 1964.


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