Head Teacher joins BFI

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16 Mar 2018

Formerly Head Teacher at Costello School, Basingstoke, LEIGH ADAMS has been appointed Director of Education and Skills at the BFI.

New Artistic Directors at Fertile Ground

16 Mar 2018

MALGORZATA DZIERZON and RENAUD WISER have been appointed as the new Artistic Directors of Fertile Ground, taking over from DORA FRANKEL, who founded the Newcastle-based dance company.

Elizabeth McKay joins Kids in Museums board

16 Mar 2018

Chief Learning and Engagement Officer at Historic Royal Palaces, ELIZABETH MCKAY, has joined the board of Kids in Museums. She is joined by LINSAY TRUEMAN, a Partner at Lancor London.

David Bintley to leave Birmingham Royal Ballet

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09 Mar 2018

After 23 years with the company, DAVID BINTLEY has announced he will step down as Director of Birmingham Royal Ballet in July 2019.

Nelson replaces Rutter at Northern Broadsides

09 Mar 2018

CONRAD NELSON, who has worked with Northern Broadsides since 1992 and is currently the company’s Artistic Development Director and Composer, will become Artistic Director and Joint CEO for the next 12 months.

Leadership changes for The Core at Corby Cube

09 Mar 2018

Following the departure of NICK WALKER, The Core at Corby Cube has announced the appointment of JOE FLAVIN as its new Director.

London Church appoints arts minister

09 Mar 2018

Revd BETSY BLATCHLEY, who worked in theatre for over 20 years before training for ordination, including five years at the National Theatre, has become Southwark Diocese’s first Pioneer Minister in the Arts.

Levete joins Creative Industries Federation board

09 Mar 2018

Founder and principal of design and architecture studio AL_A, AMANDA LEVETE, has joined the board at the Creative Industries Federation.

New role for Fulcher

09 Mar 2018

CURTIS FULCHER will take on the role of Director of Bridport Arts Centre in May. Fulcher, Head of Communications at The Courtyard in Hereford since 2011, has previously worked at the Wyvern Theatre in Swindon.

Director joins Plymouth College of Arts

09 Mar 2018

JAMES CADDICK, whose work has been shown at Cannes, Edinburgh and Milan, has been appointed as Lecturer on the Digital Media Production degree at Plymouth College of Art.

Baldwin steps down

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02 Mar 2018

MARK BALDWIN is to step down as Artistic Director of Rambert to devote more time to his choreographic work. He has been in post since 2002.

Phillips to leave Artrix

02 Mar 2018

After two years at helm of Artrix, HANNAH PHILLIPS will step down as Artistic Director in May. She has decided to focus her time on her young family and her work as a theatre director and producer.

New Chair for Candoco

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02 Mar 2018

FERN POTTER, former Director of Development of Dance UK (now One Dance UK) has been elected Chair of the Board at Candoco Dance Company.

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Society welcomes new trustees

02 Mar 2018

Former MP and Education Secretary ESTELLE MORRIS has been appointed to the board of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Society.

A dedicated director of business development

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28 Feb 2018

As a small but fast-growing touring theatre company run by part-time staff, Hubbub Theatre Company has benefited from appointing a Director of Business Development. Jo Kemp explains what her job entails. 

First female Director for Manchester Museum

22 Feb 2018

ESME WARD, currently Head of Learning & Engagement at Manchester Museum and the Whitworth, is to become the first woman to hold the role of Director at Manchester Museum.

Tabbron to lead Shakespeare North

22 Feb 2018

Currently a Senior Relationship Manager at Arts Council England, IAN TABBRON has been seconded to Shakespeare North Playhouse in Prescot, Merseyside, as Interim Chief Executive.

Orr steps down

22 Feb 2018

After 13 years in post, JOANNE ORR is stepping down as Chief Executive of Museums Galleries Scotland to pursue consultancy opportunities. An Interim Chief Executive has been appointed: JOHN MCLEISH, Chairman of the Scottish Tartans Authority.

City of Culture team launches event company

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22 Feb 2018

CHRIS CLARY and JENNY HUTT, Technical & Operations Director and Arts and Event Manager respectively for Hull City of Culture, have set up Dock Street Events to offer expertise for indoor and outdoor arts, ente

Horsecross Arts appoints Interim Chief Executive

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22 Feb 2018

MIKE GRIFFITHS, until recently Interim CEO at Eden Court Theatre & Cinema, has been selected as Interim Chief Executive for Horsecross Arts in Perth.


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