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.

Unicorn appoints Lock as Exec Director and joint CEO

18 Dec 2019

The Unicorn Theatre has announced BAILEY LOCK as its new Executive Director and Joint Chief Executive, succeeding ANNELIESE DAVIDSEN who is leaving the company after eight years to become Director of Two Temple Pl

Bedford announced as Director of City Arts

18 Dec 2019

SUZANNAH BEDFORD will be the new CEO and Creative Director of City Arts, the Nottingham-based charity that provides creative opportunities for people and communities that are often overlooked and undervalued, including people with

Robin Cantrill-Fenwick joins Baker Richards as CEO

18 Dec 2019

Digital Director at the Association for Cultural Enterprises and former Deputy Executive Director of the Mercury Theatre Colchester, ROBIN CANTRILL-FENWICK has been appointed to the newly created role of Chief Executive at Baker R

Board refresh at New Art Exchange

18 Dec 2019

Nottingham contemporary visual arts space New Art Exchange has welcomed six new board members: ASHITEY AKOMFRAH, JITEN ANAND, MEETA DAVE, MAHTAB HUSSAIN, RHIANNON JONES and S

Payne to retire in 2020

18 Dec 2019

CHRISTINE PAYNE, General Secretary of Equity, the UK trade union representing performers and other creative workers in the entertainment, creative and cultural industries. will be retiring in October 2020.

New Trustee for Horniman Museum

18 Dec 2019

The Board of the Horniman Public Museum and Public Park Trust has appointed MAYOWA OCHERE for her experience in the financial, education and communications sectors.

Korek to replace Peel at Serpentine Galleries

12 Dec 2019

BETTINA KOREK, Executive Director of Frieze Los Angeles, has been appointed as the new CEO of the Serpentine Galleries.

UK Music founder to step down

12 Dec 2019

UK Music Chair ANDY HEATH will leave in 2020, 11 years after founding the trade body.

MIF appoints Head of Music role

12 Dec 2019

Manchester International Festival (MIF) has announced that JANE BEESE will become its new Head of Music, as the organisation builds its team in preparation for the opening of The Factory.

Sweeting to leave Improbable next year

12 Dec 2019

Creative company Improbable has announced that NICK SWEETING will be stepping down from his role as Senior Producer in Spring 2020.

Chair appointed for new Royal Pavilion & Museums Trust

12 Dec 2019

MICHAEL BEDINGFIELD has been appointed as chair of the Royal Pavilion and Museums Trust, which will take over the management of Brighton’s museums service on a 25-year contract from April next year.

Pitts to chair Protein

12 Dec 2019

BBC World Service Commissioning Editor SIMON PITTS is the new Chair of the board of dance company Protein.

Dugher to leave UK Music

06 Dec 2019

Chief Executive MICHAEL DUGHER is leaving industry body UK Music after nearly three years in the role to become CEO of the Betting and Gaming Council.

Simpson steps down at Theatre Royal

06 Dec 2019

KAREN SIMPSON, CEO and Artistic Director at Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds, will be leaving in February after six-and-a-half years in post.

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