Changes to leadership at Tobacco Factory Theatres

Tobacco Theatres
12 May 2016

MIKE TWEDDLE is to become Artistic Director of Tobacco Factory Theatres from July 2016, joining the company’s new Executive Director LAUREN SCHOLEY.

New CEO for The Mighty Creatives

Nick Owen
12 May 2016

NICK OWEN MBE is to leave Art Gene in July to become CEO of The Mighty Creatives, the Children and Young Peoples Cultural Education Development Agency for the East Midlands.

Ben McKnight to leave City Hall

Ben McKnight
12 May 2016

Currently Senior Press Officer at the Mayor’s Press Office, BEN MCKNIGHT is joining Hull 2017 UK City of Culture as Director of Communications.

Director of the Geffrye Museum of the Home to retire

David Dewing
12 May 2016

Director of the Geffrye Museum since 1991, DAVID DEWING has announced that he will step down at the end of the year.

Awen Cultural Trust appoints first Head of Finance

Catrin Evans
12 May 2016

Awen Cultural Trust, responsible for delivering cultural services and facilities around Bridgend and beyond, has appointed CATRIN EVANS as its first Head of Finance.

If I were 22: Katherine Brown

Photos of children making art with older people
09 May 2016

Spend some time chilling out in a supermarket car park, arts and health project manager Katherine Brown tells herself at 22.

New Artistic Director for English National Opera

05 May 2016

DANIEL KRAMER, former Associate at the Gate Theatre, Notting Hill and the Young Vic, is to join English National Opera as Artistic Director from August, following

Ikon’s Deborah Kermode joins mac Birmingham

Deborah Kermode
05 May 2016

Currently Deputy Director of Ikon Gallery in Birmingham, DEBORAH KERMODE is to become mac birmingham’s new CEO and Artistic Director. She replaces DOROTHY WILSON, who steps down after 26 years.

New additions to Bath’s Egg Theatre

James Moore
05 May 2016

Former Producer and Director for Oblique House at Kew Gardens, ELGIVA FIELD, joins the Egg Theatre at Theatre Royal Bath as Creative Producer.

My Gurus – David Waring

Photo of David Waring dancing
05 May 2016

David Waring takes a break from Trinity Laban’s Transitions Dance Company to look back at the people who have inspired him. 

Tate fundraiser dies aged 44

04 May 2016

REBECCA WILLIAMS, Director of Development at Tate, died earlier this month aged 44. She had previously worked as Director of Development at King’s College London.

New Executive Director for English National Ballet

28 Apr 2016

PATRICK HARRISON, currently Executive Director of Cambridge Arts Theatre, is to join English National Ballet as Executive Director from 27 June. He will lead on the company’s move to London City Island in 2018.

Headlong appoints new Executive Director

28 Apr 2016

Director of Development and Commercial Investment at the Young Vic, ALAN STACEY is to join Headlong as Executive Director in July.

Ros Rigby to leave Sage Gateshead

28 Apr 2016

Performance Programme Director at Sage Gateshead, ROS RIGBY is to leave the organisation in July after 15 years.

New Festival Manager for Music at Paxton

Liz Macdonald
28 Apr 2016

ELIZABETH MACDONALD, Managing Director of East Lothian-based event management company Anwyl Ford, is to become Music at Paxton festival’s new Festival Manager.

New role for Eibhlin de Barra

28 Apr 2016

Northern Ireland’s Young at Art has promoted EIBHLIN DE BARRA, who has been Programme Officer at the organisation for the past four years, to the role of Director.

Author James Runcie to join BBC Radio 4

28 Apr 2016

JAMES RUNCIE, author of ‘The Grantchester Mysteries’ and previously Head of Literature and Spoken Word at the Southbank Centre, will join BBC Radio 4 as Commissioning Editor for Arts from May.

Spare Tyre appoints new General Manager

Amy Spare Tyre
28 Apr 2016

Formerly of Soho Theatre, AMY SMITH has been appointed General Manager of Spare Tyre.

Changes to leadership at Streetwise Opera

28 Apr 2016

CEO of Streetwise Opera MATT PEACOCK has stepped down, but will remain with the organisation as Artistic Director.


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