Creative Edinburgh appoints Hollington

17 Jan 2020

Creative Edinburgh's new Chair will be JIM HOLLINGTON, effective April 1.

Bucknor becomes Free Word Executive Director

17 Jan 2020

NATASHA BUCKNOR MBE will work alongside Free Word CEO and Artistic Director ROMA BACKHOUSE as the company's Executive Director.

Changes to Theatre Centre leadership

17 Jan 2020

Executive Director and CEO RAIDENE CARTER is leaving Theatre Centre, while ROB WATT has been appointed Interim Artistic Director.

Whitley is Director of Chisenhale Gallery

17 Jan 2020

Hayward Gallery Senior Curator ZOE WHITLEY will join the gallery in March, succeeding POLLY STAPLE.

Opera Holland Park General Director to retire

17 Jan 2020

After 31 years with the organisation, MICHAEL VOLPE has decided to step down at the end of September.

ACE announces new museums Director

17 Jan 2020

LIZ JOHNSON, who currently holds a senior role at the National Trust, will become Arts Council England's Director of Museums and Collections Development, as well as having responsibility for the West Midlands.

Campbell becomes Ex Cathedra Associate Conductor

17 Jan 2020

HILARY CAMPBELL joins Ex Cathedra will experience as the Musical Director of Bristol Choral Society, Chiswick Choir, Music Makers of London, and Blossom Street, of which she is also the Founder.

Evans joins National Youth Choirs of Great Britain

17 Jan 2020

The youth choral music organisation has appointed RUTH EVANS as its Head of Artistic Planning and Participation.

Chiswick House & Gardens picks new Director

17 Jan 2020

XANTHE ARVANITAKIS will be the Director of the heritage site's Trust in March, following the appointment of SIR DEREK MYERS as its new Chair in September.

New Trustees for Foundling Museum

17 Jan 2020

SIMON RUSSELL and CLAIRE JEFFERS have been appointed to the museum's Board of Trustees.

Wilmer leaves Stratford Circus Arts Centre

09 Jan 2020

Stratford Circus Arts Centre CEO TANIA WILMER is leaving after 10 years at the organisation, five of them at its helm.

CEO for Hearts & Minds

09 Jan 2020

Hearts & Minds welcomed REBECCA SIMPSON as its new CEO this week. Simpson, who left a role as Schools and Sustainable Transport Manager at Living Streets, said the Edinburgh-based arts in health organisation is "very unique".

Edwards to lead research at UK Music

09 Jan 2020

ANDY EDWARDS has become UK Music's new Director of Research and Analysis, having contributed to the trade body's research working group since its inception in 2012.

Interim Chair for National Heritage Memorial Fund

09 Jan 2020

Boris Johnson has appointed RENE OLIVIERI to chair the fund until July while a competition for a permanent replacement is under way.

Pocock appointed Curator at Ikon

09 Jan 2020

Internationally-experienced curator MELANIE POCOCK has joined the Birmingham institution, leaving her position as Assistant Curator at the Institute of Contemporary Arts Singapore, which she had held since 2014.

The Lyceum announces Directors

09 Jan 2020

The theatre has extended Artistic Director DAVID GREIG's contract for another five years, praising his "ambitious artistic vision" as a driver of record new audience members in 2019.

Scott becomes Chair of 'a space' arts

09 Jan 2020

Director of The Lighthouse in Woking MARILYN SCOTT has taken up the role at the Southampton-based contemporary arts organisation.

Liebeck accepts named professor role

09 Jan 2020

JACK LIEBECK is now the Royal Academy of Music's Emile Sauret Professor of Violin, a role created especially for him.

Executive Director and Trustees appointed for Leeds 2023

18 Dec 2019

Leeds 2023 has named MARK HOLLANDER as its Executive Director.

Roberts to lead the BFI

18 Dec 2019

BEN ROBERTS has been promoted to become Chief Executive of the BFI, the UK’s lead organisation for film, television and the moving image.

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